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Chris Cloud

Arts Entrepreneurship Lecture
Visiting Artist Lecture:
Monday, April 8
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1:00-2:00 p.m.

Chris Cloud is a Cultural Developer with a passion for connecting people and ideas. He is a digital native who thrives in online cultures and develops ideas at the intersection of culture and technology. He has a passion for innovation, creativity, and all things digital. Chris posseses a talent for inspiring confidence and collaboration into others. He has a knack for observing the cultural marketplace thoroughly enough to think beyond what makes practical sense and create unexpected value by looking at the world from a deeper and different angle. He has developed and participated in numerable cultrual projects including: MPLS.TV, Pizza Camp, Forever Young, Drake Night and more. As a lecturer he has presented a TEDx Talk, Creative Mornings, AIGA Design Conference, Portland State University, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, and more.

Currently, Chris is the Marketing Creative Director at Meow Wolf, a Santa Fe, New Mexico based arts and entertainment group that established in 2008 as an art collective. Meow Wolf creates immersive, interactive experiences to transport audiences of all ages into fantastic realms of story and exploration. The initial location is in Santa Fe attracts nearly 500,000 visitors each year, with new experiences opening in Las Vegas in 2019 and Denver in 2020. As the Marketing Creative Director Chris helps produce creative campaigns that communicate and re-enforce our core brand values and continue to evolve the Meow Wolf voice and tone.