May Community Meeting
Our monthly community meetings are a place to share your thoughts and ideas, let your voice be heard, meet like-minded creatives, and build meaningful relationships. We welcome anyone to join us, our meetings are open to everyone. We hope you’ll leave feeling inspired and more connected to the Cleveland design and creative community.

Meet & Greet (6:15 - 6:30)
Introduction to AIGA & Community Meetings (6:30 - 6:45)
Community Discussion (6:45 - 8:00)
Community Announcements & Feedback (8:00 - 8:15)
Good Byes (8:15 - 8:30)

May Community Discussion: Women Lead
Led by Jenika Gonzales & Shelby Muter

Women Lead is a core initiative of AIGA. Its goals are to celebrate the achievements of women in design, cultivate awareness of gender-related issues, and connect by facilitating relationships within and beyond the design industry. Join Jenika & Shelby, our new AIGA Cleveland Women Lead Co-Chairs, as they introduce this initiative and open up the discussion of women in design.

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Jenika Gonzales is a Graphic Designer and Marketing Coordinator at Bar 25 LLC Restaurant Group (Market Garden Brewery, Nano Brew, Bier Markt & Bar Cento). She is responsible for of all of the restaurants’ brand identity, packaging, content creation, marketing campaigns, as well as maintaining their social media and websites. She enjoys Cleveland’s food scene and cooking Filipino food, as well as learning different types of cuisines to share with friends and family.

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Shelby Muter is a Graphic Designer and Associate Art Director at Progressive Insurance’s in-house marketing agency, 96Octane. She received her MFA in Visual Communication Design from Kent State University in 2016 and continues to teach as an adjunct instructor. Shelby has also worked professionally at the American Greetings and Abercrombie & Fitch corporate headquarters. When she isn’t working or teaching she loves spending time outdoors and being with her friends and family.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

2nd Floor
The Cleveland Hostel/Passengers Cafe
2090 W 25th St, Cleveland, OH 44113


2019 Community Meeting Schedule 

Thursday, June 27, 2019
Location: The Cleveland Hostel/Passengers Cafe

Thursday, July 25, 2019
Location: The Cleveland Hostel/Passengers Cafe


The monthly community meetings are a great place to get started and you don't have to be a member to attend.

There’s no better way to see what’s going on in the Cleveland creative community, get involved, and participate in shaping the chapter’s growth. Mingling starts at 6:15. See you there!

While this event is free, please register so we can notify you of any changes to this event. Thank you!
When & Where
Thu, May 30, 2019 6:15 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
The Cleveland Hostel
2090 West 25th Street
Cleveland, OH 44113