Creative Accelerator

Accelerator Profile | Michele Fitzgerald

MICHELE FITZGERALD Today we are highlighting graphic design maven Michele Fitzgerald as part of our ongoing Accelerator Profile series. In this video, Michele describes her experience with the Creative Accelerator Program and what inspired her to take the plunge to fully invest in her career. Michele came to madelife fresh from an undergrad program with a specific focus to learn graphic design from the ground up. With her drive and natural illustrative talent, we were able to craft a special program…

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Sonder | Preview Show

PREVIEW SHOW | DECEMBER 3RD & 4TH (INVITE ONLY) OPEN SHOW | AUGUST 2017 Sonder is an immersive dance piece directed and co-choreographed by the amazing Makena Sneed. The production invites audiences into an ethereal labyrinth of hedges, where memories become lost, fragmented, and ultimately rediscovered. Sonder creates various dreamscapes through performer-audience interaction and diffuse dance sequences. Sonder is a performance event that is new and will carry a lasting effect. In each of Sonder’s 5 acts, the audience drives…

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a.c.n.e | 1995 Youth Art Exhibition

We’re very excited to announce a brand new art collective centered on providing high-quality exhibitions for teenage artists looking to break into the contemporary art market. a.c.n.e stands for artist coalition of a new era. This company aims to give young artists real life work experience and increased confidence as they explore a possible career in the arts. An exhibition platform and curated showcase for artists, it provides professional education in art world practices to it’s members. This is such…

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Accelerator Profile | Sam Omiotek

SAM OMIOTEK  It was in the 8th grade when Sam Omiotek found his interest in photography sparked. Born with a strong  urge to capture visual experiences, buying a Canon DSLR 4DD to shoot pictures of his friends on their bikes, as well as landscapes, captivated his imagination. Sam quickly learned he had an eye for photography, particularly composition, and he approaches each shot as a way to create an environment within the picture—a marriage of subject position and framing. After…

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madelife Collective Vol.3 submissions!

DUE DATE: AUGUST 15, 2016. HELLO. Submissions for our upcoming madelife Collective Vol.3 release are due on August 15th. This is an opportunity for past and present Creative Accelerants & Mentors only. Please send your amazing and creative submissions to music@madelife.com in the form of an .mp3 or soundcloud link. We are excited to hear what you’ve got! To check out our previous releases, visit Madelife Music on soundcloud: madelife Collective, Vol. 2 by madelife

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ACCELERATOR PROFILE | MOLLY ARENBERG

MOLLY ARENBERG As part of our ongoing Accelerator Profile series, we are highlighting filmmaker Molly Arenberg. Come watch her give insight into how madelife has elevated her creative projects and given her the confidence in her skills to succeed in her career. Molly’s unerring dedication to women’s rights, social justice, and labor equality have inspired her to create captivating visual narratives that engage viewers in touching meditations on the state of the human condition. In her time with us, Molly’s…

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Caffeinated Mornings with Biju Thomas

You Want Fries With That? Like a rite of passage, the service industry can forever change you. Haven’t done time as a dish washer? Well, if you’re a designer, architect, artist, or any kind of professional in the business of experience-making, guess what? Consider yourself transformed, because you’re in the sometimes brutal, always demanding, and often interpersonally enlightening, service industry. And to be good at it, there’s a lot to know. How do you acquire valuable feedback? How do you…

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June Ableton Live User Group

You are cordially invited to join the next Boulder Ableton Live User Group event! The User Groups hosts monthly meetings devoted to building a strong community around Live in the Boulder area. Each month will focus on a different Ableton related topic. This month we will be discussing two topics. The first will be a guest lecture by user group member Corey Tellerod (https://soundcloud.com/settersandgetters) on “Opitmizing workflow with keyboard shortcuts.” The other will be by user group organizer Zaak Kerstetter…

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Build your own website with Squarespace

We are excited to be hosting this workshop led by our very own Creative Accelerator Mentor, Chelsea Brady, and 7th Sight. In this three part workshop, you’ll learn from an expert how to plan your site, choose a template, customize the look and feel, layout content, and leave with a solid foundation for your very own website. This will be a great workshop for those starting from scratch on their sites, or looking for extra training on a Squarespace site…

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Accelerator Profile | Gabrielle Lopez

  GABRIELLE LOPEZ In this installment of our ongoing Accelerator Profile series, we profile Gabrielle Lopez, a artist native to Colorado who completed the madelife Creative Accelerator Program in Graphic Design.  Gabby came into the program post-college with personal goals around portfolio development and establishing herself as a creative professional. Through the 12 week program, she was able to advance her Adobe Creative Suite skills by working with mentors using those skills to craft market based projects. The madelife team…

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Caffeinated Mornings with Jeff Donaldson April 1st

Six years ago, Jeff Donaldson started a hybrid agency called Atomic20 and has grown it to a network of 250 freelancers. He’ll share the real story of how people perceive you and why ‘freelance’ is known as the other F word. Get ready to ask those questions you’ve never been able to ask anyone else about your freelance business. Being a freelancer comes with a lot of perks. But the perception of freelancers has both positive and negative sides. Come hear…

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