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Creative Professional Online Sites, 12/2012

12/07/2012
From USA Projects and Fellows

USA Projects and Fellows: "We support the highest level of excellence in work created by America’s finest artists throughout all stages of their careers." Learn about artists' projects and fellowship possibilities.Click here to join

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Upcoming Conferences, 12/2012

11/30/2012

2012 Hong Kong International Conference on Education, Psychology and Society (2012 HKICEPS) is an interdisciplinary international conference that invites academics, independent scholars and researchers from around the world to meet and exchange the latest ideas and discuss issues concerning education, psychology and society towards sustainable development.

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Exploring Leadership and Learning Theories in Asia (ELLTA)

11/16/2012

Exploring Leadership and Learning Theories in Asia (ELLTA) will take place December 11-13, 2012 in Malaysia and will be co-hosted by the University of Utara Malaysia. ELLTA invites contributions to highlight Asian perspectives on Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Given the enormity and diversity of challenges facing the world at large, and Asia, in particular, the transformation of societies requires creative and innovative responses, and individual and collective entrepreneurship. http://ellta.org/

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Art Basel, Miami

11/16/2012

Art Basel, MiamiFrom December 6 through 9, Miami Beach, Florida, will host the 11th edition of Art Basel. More than 260 leading galleries from North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa will take part, showcasing works by more than 2,000 artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. http://miamibeach.artbasel.com/

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Creative Innovation (CI) in Melbourne, Australia

11/16/2012

Creative Innovation (CI) is a conference and series of workshops in Melbourne, Australia. It will take place November 28-30, 2012. It is the place to learn from world-changing innovators, futurists and inspired thinkers in an interactive community. Discover strategies and techniques for creative leadership and innovation. http://www.creativeinnovationglobal.com.au/ 

 

 

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CREATIVE INSPIRATION

05/07/2012

“The key question isn’t ‘What fosters creativity?’ But it is why in God’s name isn’t everyone creative? Where was the human potential lost? How was it crippled? I think therefore a good question might be now why do people create? But why do people not create or innovate? We have got to abandon that sense of amazement in the face of creativity, as if it were a miracle if anybody created anything.” Abraham Maslow

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Read an excerpt from Ruth Richard’s book “Everyday Creativity!”

04/30/2012
Ruth Richards

Artists don’t have a monopoly on creativity.  Saybrook faculty member Ruth Richards can tell you:  she’s done the research.

One of the leading researchers on creativity today, her work specializes in the creativity that every human being uses, and needs, to get through their lives.  The kind of creativity that lets us find a shorter commute or make a better sandwich … or change the course of our lives.

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CREATIVITY IN THE NEWS

04/25/2012

Study Reveals Global Creativity Gap

Universal Concern that Creativity is Suffering at Work and School

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CREATIVE INSPIRATION

04/24/2012

“The construct of everyday creativity is defined in terms of human originality at work and leisure across the diverse activities of everyday life. It is seen as central to human survival, and, to some extent, it is (and must be) found in everyone. Because everyday creativity is not just about what one does, but also how, creative process as well as product are observed.”
Ruth Richards

 

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CREATIVITY RESOURCES

04/24/2012

Interested in Creativity & Education?
Top Twelve List of ‘Must Watch’ TED Talks

  1. Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?
    http://www.ted.com/talks/ken_robinson_says_schools_kill_creativity.html
     
  2. Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the revolution.
    http://www.ted.com/talks/sir_ken_robinson_bring_on_the_revolution.html

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