The Art Academy of Cincinnati is excited to announce that it will be a Host Company at NewCo Cincinnati on July 23, 2015.

This first annual iteration of global event series brings together startup founders with students, investors and young professionals to build next generation of business leaders in Cincinnati. The goal is to bridge the gap between students and young professionals who can help spur future job growth and the startups looking to hire the best and brightest local talent. This one-day event features presentations and office tours of 50 locations, including Art Academy of Cincinnati. Attendees get up close and personal with high-growth companies and arts organizations.

Mark Thomas, AAC Associate Dean and Professor and President of AIGA Cincinnati, and Paige Williams, AAC Professor and Studio Program Chair will co-present Deconstruction, Critical Thinking and Visual Language on July 23, 9:00 am – 10:00 am at AAC. NewCo guests will experience the dynamic AAC studio environment and artistic process where collaboration and critical thinking expand your ability to access personal creativity. Participants will discover a variety of artistic possibilities in a hands-on studio experience, as well as learn an evaluative technique for deconstructing visual imagery.


NewCo Cincinnati will take place Thursday, July 23, tickets are currently on sale and can be purchased by clicking this link.Tickets are $15 for the general public, and $9 for students. There is also a VIP/Platinum ticket level, available for $100, which gets attendees access to unlimited NewCo sessions, a VIP Kickoff event on July 22, and a meet-up after the last session.


Everyone! NewCo is a community event. It is an opportunity for participating companies to showcase their stories while connecting with potential new talent, customers, mentors and investors. Local university students, recent grads and young professionals are especially encouraged to attend for top-notch networking and recruiting opportunities.


Click here for the complete NewCo Cincinnati schedule