Bring SEA to Your Campus this Fall - VIRTUALLY!

SEA representatives are available to virtually visit with your class this fall to provide programming around arts and entrepreneurship as well as share about the resources available through SEA. Below is a list of various presenters, geographical location, and topics. If you are interested in having someone visit your classroom virtually, contact us at or 630-637-5468. Please note that geographical location is not relevant this year. Also, feel free to look at last year's program as we have many more past presenters available to visit virtually than are listed below. The list below are those that are also available to visit in-person when circumstances would allow.

JIM JOZWIAK - Owner, Band for Today

Music Company Owner / Entrepreneur

Topics: Getting Started as a Creative Professional, How to start making money off your creative talent while in college, Artist talk with Q&A (more about your career as a creative professional)


Geographic Area: Chicagoland / Illinois



AMY ROGERS - Director, Self-Employment in the Arts (SEA)

Program Manager / Entrepreneur

Topics: Getting started as a side hustle, Creative Career Exploration, Networking & Your Pitch


Geographic Area: Midwest



JEFFREY ROSS - Owner, Ross Creative Works

Commercial Photographer

Topics: Networking for Creatives, Getting Started as a Creative Professional, Artist talk (Career exploration) 


Geographic Area: Chicagoland, Milwaukee, Florida



ED WIMP - Attorney at Wimp Legal


Topics: Entertainment Law, Revenue Streams in Music


Geographic Area: Florida



JOHN MCDAVITT -  Owner, McDavitt Design Studio

Illustration & Design

Topics:  Making a Living as an Artist, Converting and Working with Clients, Pricing


Geographic Area: Chicagoland

CATHERINE ROSS -  Ross Creative Works, Creative Director

Marketing and Advertising 

Topics:  Portfolio dos and don’ts, Resume Workshop, Artist Talk Q&A 


Geographic Area: 20 mile radius of Naperville, IL


CLARENCE WELTON -  INOJ Strategic Acquisitions, CEO

Topics:  Music Development / Management 


Geographic Area: Chicagoland