2020 Speakers

Michele Anderson Rural Program Director Springboard for the Arts Presenting: Morning Plenary What Else is Possible? Creative People Power in Small Towns and Cities; Staying Inspired in your Career Path  Michele Anderson is the Rural Program Director for Springboard for the Arts, a community and economic development organizations for artists based in St. Paul and Fergus Falls, […]

2019 Speakers

Lulu Miller Keynote Speaker Invisibilia, NPR Lulu Miller is a Peabody-Award winning science reporter for National Public Radio. She is the co-founder  of NPR’s Invisibilia, and a founding producer of Radiolab. She reports on disability, mental health, and occasionally, on insects. She is currently at work on a book about taxonomy and when collecting becomes […]

2017 & 2018 Conference Topics

We welcome your input on session topics and content each year. Please email the organizing committee with your suggestions at createvirginia@gmail.com. In 2017 and 2018, focused locally in Lynchburg, Virginia, featuring a full day of panels and plenary sessions.  Past topics have included: Creative Placemaking in Rural America: The Story of the Sitka Fine Arts Camp […]