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Tools for the Creative Life

Tools for the Creative Life is a workshop series aimed at providing creatives with connection, new skills, inspirational capital and tools to craft a healthy creative ecosystem. Presented in partnership by the RiNo Art District, Transforming Creatives, CBCA, the Creative Integration Initiative and the Denver Public Library.

Adam Vicarel, Founder and Creative Director at Vicarel Studios, shares the key lessons that every creative should know as they work towards a gainfully employed career. Over Adam's ~6 years of self-employment he has built a thriving creative practice, more than 10x his first design salary, and has created work for household brand names such as NBC, Twitter and lululemon. Learn about the ethos behind 6 crucial decisions and lessons that helped pave this path to success.

Adam Vicarel is the Founder and Creative Director at Vicarel Studios, a hybrid creative studio focused on the artful implementation of strategic design. Specializing in hand-drawn branding, lettering and typography, his work is used to develop unique and innovative branding, packaging, marketing campaigns, and murals. Adam’s approach to creative problem solving and unwavering passion for treading the line between art and design has enabled him to craft provocative brands and artful experiences for partners such as NBC, lululemon, Twitter, Sharpie, SyFy Network and New Belgium Brewing.

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