Talks/Workshops

2018

The Artist as Problem Solver, Panelist
Indianapolis, IN, USA

2017

University of Cincinnati DAAP, Presentation/Workshop
Cincinnati, OH, USA

Philanthropy Ohio Storytelling Forum, Presentation
Columbus, OH, USA

Leadership Council for Nonprofits, Presentation
Cincinnati, OH, USA

2016

IDEALAB, Presentation, Cincinnati, OH, USA

Reimagining the Civic Commons, Presentation/Workshop
Philadelphia, PA, USA

AIGA Cincinnati Women in Design, Presentation
Cincinnati, OH, USA

2015

CultivatorKeynote/Workshop
Melbourne, NSW/Mildura, Victoria, AUS

UCDA Conference, Presentation
Cincinnati, OH, USA

2014

The Forge for Civic Entrepreneurs, Presentation/Workshop
Tulsa, OK, USA

Miami University, Presentation/Workshop
Oxford, OH, USA

Detroit Urban Innovation Exchange, Presentation/Editorial
Detroit, MI, USA

Cincinnati AIGA Design Week, Presentation/Workshop
Cincinnati, OH, USA

Art+Issues, Presentation/Discussion
Chattanooga, TN, USA

Camp Firebelly, Guest Critic/Workshop
Chicago, IL, USA

Future Shift Festival, Keynote/Workshop
Birmingham, United Kingdom

2013

Philanthropy Forward Conference, Presentation/Workshop
Columbus, OH, USA

Cincinnati AIGA Design Week, Presentation/Workshop
Cincinnati, OH, USA

University of Tennessee Chattanooga, Workshop
Chattanooga, TN, USA

Project Breaker, The Future of Stuff, Workshop
Detroit, MI, USA

Epicenter Summer Summit, Presentation
Green River, UT, USA

University of Michigan Flint, Presentation/Workshop
Flint, MI, USA

University of Illinois Champaign Urbana, Presentation/Design Blitz
Champaign Urbana, IL, USA

2011

Moving DesignParticipant
Chicago, IL, USA

2010

Broken City Lab, Participant
Windsor, ON, Canada

2009

Project M North, Participant
Belfast, ME, USA

2008

Studio Thirst Methods of Storytelling Workshop, Participant
Detroit, MI, USA

2007

Studio Lust Visual Narratives Workshop, Participant
Detroit, MI, USA

Paul Elliman Sound Narratives Workshop, Participant
Detroit, MI, USA

Features/Awards/Love

2018

"People's Liberty: Investing in Place by Investing in People,"
The Renewal Project, July 2018

The Design Feast Interview, April 2018

The Distiller Podcast Interview, March 2018

2016

Designer’s Quest(ionnaire) Interview, April 2016

2015

"Designing Civic Engagement," Sarah Whitman,
HOW Magazine, February 2015

2014

"Changing People's Careers," Holly End,
Soapbox Cincinnati, December 2014

"Detroit's Design Renaissance," Sarah Whitman,
HOW Magazine, May 2014

"The Secret Sauce for Innovation Spaces," Nancy Scola,
Next City, May 2014

2012

Thanks for the View Mr. Mies, Daniel Aubert, Natasha Chandani,
Lana Cavar, (Metropolis Books), October 2012

Designing for Social Change: Strategies for Community Design,
Andrew Shea, (Princeton Architectural Press), March 2012

2011

Graphic Design Thinking, Ellen Lupton,
(Princeton Architectural Press), September 2011

2010

"The Healing Powers of a Pie Shop," John T. Edge,
New York Times Magazine, October 2010

Hand Made: Portraits of Emergent Community Culture,
Tessy Britton,  (self-published), August 2010

James Beard Foundation Design Award Nominee
PieLab, March, 2010

2009

"Community, Understanding and Pie," Alissa Walker
Fast Company, June 2009

AIGA Detroit Next Voice Award
Detroit, MI, USA

2008

Brewer-Smallenberg Excellence in Writing Award
Detroit, MI, USA

AIGA Detroit Design RE:VIEW Judges Award
Detroit, MI, USA