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Break it Down, Make it Better
Break it Down, Make it Better is a series of events aimed at producing educational programming, discussions, and professional development opportunities for artists, musicians, and curators in West Michigan. These programs are presented through a partnership with Dwelling Place, ArtPrize, and Creative Many Michigan. The Break it Down, Make it Better podcast is created in partnership with WGVU Public Media and is hosted by Heather Duffy and produced by Rick Bierling.

Break it Down, Make it Better: Making the Pitch

Break it Down, Make it Better
Avenue for the Arts

Episode 3:  Making the Pitch

Chris Fredricks is the founder of OPEN co. a design studio focused on building brands, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The studio is an incubator for brands we launch, a platform to educate entrepreneurs in our community and a design studio. Chris started OPEN co. after four years as the Graphic Designer for the sun care company Sun Bum. He is currently a Visiting Professor of Graphic Design at Grand Valley State University, and he talks to us about building and managing your brand.

Featured guests: 

Chris Fredericks, Designer; Founder of OPEN co.

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