The theme for 2013's TEDxRVA event was “Create” a tribute to all forms of creativity in Richmond.
Rob Gibsun and Eric Stanley, budding artists and creative collaborators, attended high schools in the same county. Rob wrote poetry and drew portraits. Eric played the violin and piano. Throughout the years, Rob and Eric stayed in contact and began have together developed a unique collaborative dynamic. Rob drew the cover art for Eric’s first mixtape while Eric composed the music for Rob’s first poetry project. Recently, these two artists collaborated to create their most captivating piece, “Untitled Visions,” which features Rob’s vibrant storytelling laced with Eric’s musical composition... Read More t
Cheryl Heller is a communication designer, writer and creative business strategist who has helped multi-national corporations, start ups and non-profit organizations grow. She has been profiled through articles in the New York Times, the Boston Globe, BusinessWeek, Graphis, and Communication Arts, is the recipient of countless awards from national and international creative competitions... Read More t
Steven Peterman is the director and co-founder of Art House Co-op, an independent Brooklyn-based company that organizes global, collaborative art projects for a worldwide collective of 60,000 people. Their flagship program, The Sketchbook Project, encourages creative people from all walks of life to fill a sketchbook and return it to Art House, where it joins a traveling art-library exhibit featuring more than 18,000 books submitted from 130 countries. .. Read More t