Neil Gaiman recently gave an inspiring speech at the University of the Arts (2012). He leaves this graduating class with some gems of advice that any artist will be able to resonate with. As a bestselling author, Gaiman has long been one of the top writers in comics and is listed in the Dictionary of Literary [...]Continue Reading
We recently had Indie Author Elle Strauss speak at Katalystabout her experiences in the indie publishing world. As someone who has spent the last couple of years dedicated to research on how to be successful as an independent author by building up a social network and following online, Elle has a lot to offer. She [...]Continue Reading
Well, the conversation with Paul Young (author of the Shack) the other night at Bottega really seemed to shake the nest (in the best sense of that phrase). There has been a flood of emails, comments, blog posts, and requests for more of these types of events since he spoke. This event was Part 2 [...]Continue Reading
The other night at the Artists & Activists event I had a conversation with Karl Hourigan who dropped a bomb on me. Not the smelly kind. Not the destructive kind. But a verbal bomb of inspiration that lingers around your head like a mosquito on a camping trip. He told me about a concept (and [...]Continue Reading
This article was passed on to us by our friends involved with We Make Stuff. It was written by Betty Spackman in an article called ”Wounded for Our Visual Transgressions…” published by Transpositions. Reposted with permission. Good art opens the mind and emotions. It stretches one’s perspective, questions one’s beliefs, agitates apathy, and invites one to explore [...]Continue Reading
Elle Strauss, a local Young Adult and Middle Grade fiction author, will be sharing some of her thoughts and wisdom on Entrepreneurial Authorship – what it means to be an indie/self publisher in today’s book market. With her decision to go “indie” and self-publish her books through Amazon, she has learned a lot about networking, blogging, and [...]Continue Reading
Katalyst Art Gatherings with special guest Lane Merrifield
November 3rd 2014
The next Katalyst Art Gathering will feature the creative entrepreneur Lane Merrifield.
Featured ArtistTribeHouse compilation to benefit the Homeless
InnCluded a music compilation to benefit those without a home.
Tribehouse has put together a fine music compilation to benefit “Inn From The Cold” homeless shelter in Kelowna BC.
The project is called InnCluded and…
Adam Dickens – TAKING PICTURES, CHANGING LIVES
Adam Dickens is a photographer and designer based in London, working in the UK, East Africa and Asia.