What is an Artist Incubator?

What is an Artist Incubator?

Seven years ago, I wrote an article for the Whittaker Report which outlined the summer internship goal of discovering a “Holy Grail Algorithm” which would presumably predict the future. While I remain naive regarding the scope of this goal, I acknowledge...
Using Creativity to Solve Community Issues

Using Creativity to Solve Community Issues

Artist and activist, Matthew Mazzotta, has been helping communities around the world create public art projects that bring together locals to address concerns specific to their town. In his TED talk, he showcases a few of his projects that transform public spaces into...
Talent Infrastructure Summit

Talent Infrastructure Summit

By Dean Whittaker The Talent Infrastructure Summit was held on September 28th, 2017 in Evansville, Indiana. It was an effort by the Economic Development Coalition of Southwest Indiana, the Executive Leadership Council, and Old National Bank to stimulate regional...
Innovation in Government?

Innovation in Government?

By Dean Whittaker The Bloomberg Philanthropies, to stimulate innovation in government, conducted an Idea Accelerator Workshop for our community, Holland, Michigan, on how to take an idea and turn it into a reality. The workshop was preparation to apply for the Mayor’s...