Act Creatively

Thought Provoker

In the College of Arts and Sciences, we think of creativity as a hard skill. It’s the tool box you bring to a sticky situation, the idea that laughs “it can’t be done” out of the room. It’s the voice inside you that says, I see a different way.

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Alumni spotlight: Ian Damont Martin

Ian Damont Martin is a writer/director by passion and a creative executive by trade. Martin (he/they) is the artistic director of Haven Chicago and the executive director of inclusion and belonging at the Art Institute of Chicago. He's worked with a number of arts and cultural institutions to organize anti-racist and racial equity efforts.