Spring All-Star Art Battle 2014
Year of Production: April 2014
This spring we took it to the next level with an all-star art battle. Sarah Chalek held the throne as the first 2-time art battle winner but Malcolm Carrot, Kathy Ruiz, and Andrew Raj Gomez gave her a good run for $1000 in prize money. Shout out to Adam Hada on the cool edit.
Differenters Fall College Art Battle 2013 Case Study
Year of Production: November 2013
Here's a breakdown why the art battles were created.
Differenters Spring Art Battle 2013
Year of Production: May 2013
6 Artists. 1 Goal. Equals one great night. This is my 5th Art Battle featuring some of the ad industries brightest creatives to an on the spot painting competition. Each artist had two different summer love themes to paint in two intense rounds. Shoutout to the judges, artists, and Differenter committee for putting together a great event.
Differenters Fall College Art Battle 2012
Year of Production: November 2012
Differenter approached 6 ad schools to give us their best and brightest artists to compete in our on the spot 2D and 3D art competition. To sweeten the event we also invited some of the biggest and well-known agencies to come, meet and review student portfolios. Josh Kruger from Miami Ad School walked away with the $500 scholarship
prize and a copy of the Pharrell Williams book Pharrell: Places and Spaces I've Been. All participants also walked away with a copy of the book. This was the second year Miami Ad School has won the college art battle.
Differenter Spring Art Battle 2012
Year of production April 2012
6 Artists. 1 Goal. Equals one great night. JWT's Differenter committee put together it's first eco-friendly Art Battle featuring some of the ad industries brightest creatives to an on the spot painting competition. Each artist had two different environmental themes to paint in two intense rounds. Shout out to the judges, artists, and Differenter committee for putting together a great event.
Fall College Art Battle / Career Fair Event
Year of Production: 2011
In November JWT's Differenter invited some of the most talented ad students to an on the spot painting competition. Enjoy!
Differenter Spring Art Battle 2011
Year of Production: 2011
Here is the first ever Differenter Spring Art Battle produced by Leyla T. Rosario, Renetta Welty and yours truly. Oh yeah, and I did host it as well. We put some of NYC's top ad agencies to head to head on an on the spot painting competition.
JWT Differenter: Gay Pride Day 2013
What a great night. The panel discussion was called OUT LOUD! Filled with stories about coming out and how life has changed after. Linda Simpson returned and tore the house down with some fun-filled rounds of drag bingo.
JWT Differenter: Gay Pride Day 2012
Here's our Gay pride day celebration. We had a great panel discussion on same-sex marriage one year later after the bill was passed in New York state and drag bingo hosted by Murray Hill and Linda Simpson.
JWT Differenter: Gay Pride Day 2011
Here is our LGBT event from 2011. This is the unapproved highlight reel. Enjoy but keep it between us.
Asia Pacific Heritage 2011
To celebrate Asia Pacific Heritage Month Differenter JWT NY sat down with the owner of the Nom Wah Tea Parlor to discuss it's history and cuisine.