Craft Business Thursday’s @ Creator Square: Maia Leppo
The Community Arts Center of Cambria County will be hosting the third Craft Business Thursday @ Creator Square on Thursday, January 18th from 6:00-8:00pm at the Community Arts Center’s Goldhaber-Fend Fine Arts Center gallery. The CBT@ Creator Square will be a series of monthly lectures featuring a special guest speaker. MAIA LEPPO will be the third speaker in the Creator Square, Craft Business Thursday Speaker Series.
ABOUT MAIA LEPPO
A resident artist at the Brewhouse Association, Pittsburgh, PA, Maia graduated from Tufts University in 2008 with a degree in Biology and Community Health. She received training in jewelry and metals from various craft schools, including Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Pocosin Arts, Penland School of Crafts and Haystack Mountain School of Crafts and then received her Masters of Fine Art from SUNY New Paltz in 2015. She has participated in artist residencies at Arrowmont and Pocosin and is currently a resident artist at the Brewhouse Association on the south side of Pittsburgh.
ABOUT CRAFT BUSINESS THURSDAY’S @ CREATOR SQUARE
The goals of this series for Craft Business Thursday’s @ Creator Square will be to update the community on Creator Square’s progress in anticipation of the buildings renovation and program rollout in 2018-19; discuss concepts like ‘craft business,’ ‘makers movement,’ and entrepreneurialism; and feature a talented and accomplished craft business person / maker during each evening lecture / workshop.