Ladies, Wine & Design

Ladies, Wine & Design
- Brisbane

A conversation series by Jessica Walsh.
Hosted in Brisbane by Nadine Thiedeke and Sylvie Veit.

A conversation night for female creatives held monthly. Our events are free and usually include a short talk followed by drinks and casual conversations on a wide variety of topics relating to creativity, business, and life. Please check our instagram (@ladieswinedesign_bne) for up to date info and ticket releases for our next events.

August 29th, 6pm Passports & Grants: Take it for Granted

Globe-trotting creative Jessie Hughes spills her secrets to how she has managed to travel the world for the past five years entirely funded by grants and scholarships. Venue: The Third Quarter, 194 Petrie Terrace QLD 4000.

June 20th 2019, 6pm Thinkers and Doers

Elishia and Natasha from UAP show us when curation and design come together, incredible things can happen.
Venue: The Third Quarter, 194 Petrie Terrace QLD 4000.

April 4th 2019, 6pm Make it til you make it!

Join Rachel Burke to hear how a committed daily making practice can evolve your ideas, hone your craft and provide you with a steady flow of inspiration. Venue: The Third Quarter, 194 Petrie Terrace QLD 4000.

February 21st 2019, 6pm Just Do It!

Multi faceted designer Amy Crow joins us to talk about how to overcome excuses and 'just do it!'. Venue: The Third Quarter, 194 Petrie Terrace QLD 4000.

October 4th 2018, 6pm Living Creatively

Join artist Sarah Hickey to talk about all things creative, how she got started and the unexpected bonuses of living creatively. Venue: The Third Quarter, 194 Petrie Terrace QLD 4000.

August 9th 2018, 6pm Running a Successful Creative Business

Jen Jeavons, managing & creative director of Pixel Palace, joins us to talk all about running a successful creative business. Venue: The Mill on Constance, 111 Constance St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006.

May 31st 2018, 6pm Target Markets

Join CEO and Founder of Beginning Boutique Sarah Timmermann to talk target markets and big business branding. Venue: The Mill on Constance, 111 Constance St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006.

April 12th 2018, 6pm Brand Strategy

Join Strategist Dia Patatoukos to talk all things brand strategy and how getting clear about your own brand can help you live with purpose. Venue: The Mill on Constance, 111 Constance St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006.

November 29th 2017, 6pm Ethics and Client Relationships

Visual artist Emily Devers joins us to discuss how ethics play into client relationships, and how artists choose to develop their creative identity. Venue: Bitter Suite, 75 Welsby St, New Farm.

October 25th 2017, 6pm Typography

What makes good typography? Helen Kelly from Brisbane Hand Lettering joins us to talk all things typography and hand lettering. Venue: Bitter Suite, 75 Welsby St, New Farm.

September 27th 2017, 6pm Creative Finances

Elizabeth Lepua from e4books has some handy financial tips for freelance creatives and creative business owners. Venue: Bitter Suite, 75 Welsby St, New Farm.

August 30th 2017, 6pm Launch Event!

We'll kick of the first conversation with a casual chat about everyone's journey as a female creative so far. And we'd love to hear from you about what you want to see at these events! Venue: Bitter Suite, 75 Welsby St, New Farm.

Numbers show that there's a very small percentage of women leading the creative industry. We believe that can change through mentorship and championing others' work. Here are some articles that inspired us if you want to learn more:

Where are all the women Creative Directors?
3% Conference: Video archive from their annual conference
What we can do about the dearth of female creatives?
Kill them with kindness

Here are a few Australian women we have admired, worked with, or are excited to see grow in their careers! Email us at ladieswinedesign.bne@gmail.com if you want to nominate someone for this list - especially if they are Australian - it's a work in progress!