"I BELIEVE AN ARCHITECT'S DESIGN RESPONSIBILITY IS TO CREATE BUILDINGS AND COMMUNITIES THAT UPHOLD BOTH ETHICS AND AESTHETICS."

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"I believe creativity is a platform for social responsibility and catalyst for positive change." - Kevin Yoshida


CREATIVE: NON-PROFIT


CREATIVE: BOARDS + COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS

  • 2018 – Present, National Endowment for the Arts. Our Town grant panelist

  • 2016 – Present, 40 West Arts, Board of Directors

  • 2017 – Present, ARTline Art Selection Committee

  • 2016 – Present, National Endowment for the Arts, Our Town Grant, ARTline, Steering Committee

  • 2015 – Present, 40 West Arts, Board of Advisors

  • 2014 – Present, Boulevard One at Lowry, Denver CO, Public Art Committee


CREATIVE: DISTRICT ADVOCACY

  • “Connecting People, Partnerships, and Placemaking: A Real-World Example of a 21stCentury Renaissance in Progress“ (April 2018) Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit, Southwest, Entrepreneurship, Art, and Equity (University of Denver)

  • “Colorado Blueprint 2.0 Initiative: Grand Lake” (November 2017) Colorado Creative Industries, Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (Grand Lake, CO) 

  • “Creativity Lab of Colorado” (November 2017) West Colfax Community Association (Lakewood CO)

  • “Creativity Lab of Colorado” (November 2017) Alameda Community Gateway Association (Lakewood CO)

  • “Building Momentum: Storyboarding for Creative Communities” (October 2017) Congress for New Urbanism (CNU Colorado) and Community Engagement Design and Research Center at the University of Colorado (CeDAR) (Boulder, CO)

  • “Colorado Blueprint 2.0 Initiative: Grand Valley Creative Alliance” (October 2017) Colorado Creative Industries, Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (Grand Junction, CO) 

  • “Amazing Places Ideas Forum” (August 2017) Smart Growth America (Lakewood, CO) 

  • “Vision” (May 2017) Colorado Creative District Convening (Breckenridge, CO)

  • “Creative District Bootcamp” (January 2017) Colorado Creative Industries (Salida, CO)

  • “Creativity Lab of Colorado” Steamboat Arts Council, 2015 annual meeting (October 2015) (Steamboat Springs, CO)

  • “Establishing a Creative District” (July 2015) Town of Estes Park (Estes Park, CO)

  • “Maslow Approach to Creative Districts“ (April 2015) Colorado Creative Industries Summit (Fort Collins, CO)


CREATIVE: lEADERSHIP + ENTREPRENEURSHIP

  • “Community Building Colorado-Style” (October 2018) (University of Colorado at Boulder) 

  • “Creative Leadership” (September 2018) Leadership Jefferson County

  • “Future of Me, Business Planning for Creatives” (May 2018) Colorado Creative District Summit (Greeley, CO)

  • “Creative Placemaking 101: A Creative District Perspective on Finding Your Authenticity“ (April 2018) Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit, Southwest, Entrepreneurship, Art, and Equity (University of Denver)

  • “Leadership Arts” (December 2017) Colorado Business Committee for the Arts, CBCA, (Lakewood CO)

  • “Leadership Arts” (December 2016) Colorado Business Committee for the Arts, CBCA, (Lakewood CO)

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