AAF-BR presents DesignBR Vol. 2 in partnership with Prospect.3 Baton Rouge sponsored by Cox Media. Join us on Thursday, November 13th, as we mix, mingle and reveal the Fan Favorite winner! This award goes to the poster print that sells out the fastest during the event and has the largest demand for reprints at the end of the party. So come hang out with your AAF-BR friends and buy a poster. All proceeds go to help support the AAF-BR organization and its efforts. Be sure to stay to the end to find out which poster will take home the prize! We’ll have catered appetizers, cash bar, entertainment and raffle prizes! Also, if you purchase a poster at the event you will receive a 25% discount for framing at Elizabethan Gallery! RSVP
A custom propmaker in the film and television industry in Los Angeles, James Schexnaydre takes you through his journey from Ragin’ Cajun to Hollywood propmaker. He hails his roots in Louisiana, where he earned his Visual Arts degree at UL Lafayette. James currently works at Jimmy Kimmel Live and has been involved in productions such as Captain America 2/Winter Soldier, Batman/The Dark Knight Returns, Tintin, Team America World Police, Crank Yankers and The Man Show. His props have also been featured in many national commercials. Hear the stories behind his “inventions” and the role that serendipity plays in his creative process. Also, AAFBR is partnering with the Baton Rouge Food Bank to collect food at this luncheon. We’re asking everyone to bring ONE CANNED FOOD ITEM + ONE BOXED FOOD ITEM to
Artists, photographers, designers – DesignBR is opening its doors for 2014-2015 submissions. Call for Artists What is DesignBR? DesignBR Vol. 2 is a design exhibition supporting our AAF-BR community and its efforts. Be a part of an exciting collaboration between AAF-BR and P.3+BR, a 13-week auxiliary experiential art exhibition from Prospect.3 in New Orleans. The Challenge Design digital artwork that represents you as an artist. Showcase your background, your interests, your hometown or just your point of view. The Results The 10 most popular works will be screen printed and displayed on the first floor of the Shaw Center for the Arts for 13 weeks as part of P.3+BR. The Fan Favorite will be revealed at the DesignBR Reception November 13 and will be featured in local publications. For spec
AAF-BR October Luncheon Ft. Kelly Stevens of SevenCreative.com Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Juban’s on Perkins Baton Rouge, LA About our speaker: Kelly Stevens is a brand experience expert and art director, working primarily in the space of food and food retail with her company, Seven Creative. Kelly spent 11 years as art director for Whole Foods Market, developing everything from product packaging to eco-conscious interiors to food trucks. In her past lives, Kelly designed for an advertising firm, a museum and ran her own pajama company. Whenever possible she spends her spare time traveling in third-world countries, playing soccer and two-stepping.
AAF-BR September Luncheon Ft. John McCall and Matt Stewart of Disney’s Yellow Shoes Friday, Sept. 5 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Juban’s on Perkins Rd. EXTRA SEATS AVAILABLE Hey Mouseketeers – We now have extra seats available for tomorrow’s luncheon. Normally, we are able to accommodate a limited number of club members who don’t RSVP for luncheons, or who RSVP on the morning of the luncheon. We figure the more the merrier, and the worst case scenario is that Juban’s has to start rationing out the green beans. This Friday, to make sure everyone who RSVP’d gets a spot, we’ll be checking you in at the door against the list of RSVPs. This means we won’t be able to accommodate walk-ins or late registrations. Please spread the word. It would break Jason’s
Cleared for Take Off August Member Social AAF BR 2014-15 Thursday, August 21st at Radio Bar3079 Government St., Baton Rouge 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Members, new members, guests and anyone considering joining the club are welcomed to mix and mingle at our “pre-flight” party as we prepare to take off for another great year of AAF BR camaraderie. Plus, our board of directors will be on hand to share all of the committees and ways you can get involved. Admission: FREE Specially Priced Cocktails for Attendees At least one of your favorite food trucks will be on-site if you’d like to purchase some grub. Download a special message from your pilot.