Art & Entrepreneurship: Successfully Balancing Craft and Business

June 20, 2017

5:30 – 7:30 PM

San Francisco Design Center

101 Henry Adams Street

Galleria Atrium

San Francisco, CA  94103


How do you cultivate your talent and stay connected to your craft while growing a company? Alisa Carroll, Editor-in-Chief of SFC&G, moderates a panel with three leading designers who have transformed their artistic visions into successful companies. Interior designer and manufacturer, Gary Hutton, lighting designer and manufacturer, Michael McEwen, and sculptor Erin McGuiness will illustrate how a dedicated designer can also be an inspired entrepreneur.


Join us for a no-host Happy Hour at Perry’s at the Design Center from 5:30 – 6:30 PM; the panel discussion begins at 6:30 PM. Ample free parking is available in the Galleria parking lot and on the surrounding streets.

Alisa Carroll, Editor-in-Chief of SFC&G

Gary Hutton, Interior designer and manufacturer

 Erin McGuiness, Sculptor

Michael McEwen, lighting designer and manufacturer