Creativity and Entrepreneurship

We are reminded on a daily basis of the success stories in technology, biotech and engineering, but what about people who are working on enterprise-building in the creative arts? Our speaker lead a discussion about opportunities and strategies in this important sector of society.

Speaker and Panel Moderator: Dr. Gary Beckman– Director of Entrepreneurial Studies in the Arts where he developed and administers the nation’s first and largest campus-wide Arts Entrepreneurship Minor.


Jill Rossiowner and mastermind behind The Devilish Egg, a new craft and sip studio located in City Market Downtown Raleigh

Serah Ashby – Fine Artist and Marketing Manager for Artpost Supplies and Studios in Durham.

Elisha Harris – Artist and member of the dynamic group Africa Unplugged, a band based in the Durham and Greensboro areas.