Dinner with Friends

Dinner with Friends is an event geared toward enriching creatives by having a speaker who specializes in a particular art form come and share his/her wisdom over conversation and a delicious meal. This is a repeated event, which is designed for a different vocation each time. Previous topics have ranged from visual art, to writing, to marketing and social media. Stay tuned to find out if our next event suits you! 

Past Dinner with Friends Events



September 18th, 2012

Jason Illian is a visionary in the mobile and social new media space. Jason has a passion for taking great ideas and making them businesses. His strategic thinking has helped corporations, organizations, non-profits, churches, and leaders be more innovative.

Visit the Photo Archive here. 


June 21st, 2012

Art House Dallas welcomed four experienced visual artists from various backgrounds and working in different mediums. The featured speakers bring a diverse set of talents that range from illustrating and curating to mixed-media painting. We discussed the evolution of their careers, challenges, and disciplines. 

Visit the Photo Archive here. 


January 14th, 2012

Photographer Jeremy Cowart discusses Photography for the Common Good. Jeremy's photography explores diverse subject matter: from celebrities to non-profit organizations. He talked about his founding of Help-Portrait, an international movement of photographers that help those in need by using their talents.

Visit the Photo Archive here. 


July 28th, 2011

Michael Blanton of Be Music & Entertainment from Nashville shared strategies that he's used in an effort to take the talent of an artist to the next level from creative hobby to a full-time job. He spoke on artist and repertoire and what it's like to develop yourself as an artist without someone helping you along the way. 

Visit the Photo Archive here. 


May 26th, 2011

As an entrepreneur of the future of online media, Trey Bowles has proven successful with Internet marketing and entertainment businesses. Vanessa Warren served for eight years at EMI CMG in Brentwood, TN as Marketing Manager for artists ranging from Switchfoot to Sixpence None the Richer and Patty Griffin.

Visit the Photo Archive here. 



For more events, click here to go to our Current Events page.