ARTISTS & SPEAKERS

We will offer short insightful talks on the connections between ideas like imagination and faith, beauty and holiness, creativity and mission. We will also engage panels of working artists to help us understand their process as we gain insight into our own.

Lead pastor of  Living Faith Bible Fellowship  in Tampa, FL. Director of Arise City, and a Council member of  The Gospel Coalition.  Dedicated to racial reconciliation and restorative justice.

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DARRYL WILLIAMSON

Founder and Executive Director of the Underground Network. A serial entrepreneur, he has helped to start hundreds of missional enterprises, including churches, nonprofits, and businesses all over the world. 

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BRIAN SANDERS

Director of the Underground Free  Clinic, an innovative missional primary care clinic serving the underprivileged  in Tampa, FL.  She has been serving in non-profit ministry work for the last 10 years.

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KATHRYN ENG

Finance Director of the Underground Network in Tampa, FL. Brianna received her MBA from the University of Tampa, she is a small business entrepreneur and wellness coach.

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BRIANNA WILKERSON

Founder and Executive Director of the Heard Em Say Youth Arts Collective and organizer of  H.E.S. Slam Team project, he is a poet-turned-performer, public speaker and youth advocate. 

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WALTER JENNINGS

Associate Director of Black Campus Ministries  with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship National, he is a poet , spoken word worship leader, and visual artist  based on St. Petersburg, FL.

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BRADFORD EVERETT

A grassroots artist who paints as an expression of prayer for women and children caught in slavery.  She has sold more than 600 pieces and been active in the art community for over 10 years.

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SEREEN GUALTIERI

An oil painter based in Birmingham, AL,  he received an MFA from the University of South Florida. Working primarily in oils, he uses landscape to stage various scenes similar to a still life painting.

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RYAN FOSTER

A conceptual artist, teacher, and curator. He holds a M.A.R. from Yale Divinity School and Yale Institute of Sacred Music and a M.F.A. in Painting from Savannah College of Art and Design.

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JON SEALS

Director of the BOX Impov Theater in Tampa, she graduated with a degree in Theater from the University of South Florida. She is an applied improv and theater teacher and artist.

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CRYSTAL HARALAMBOU

Actor and performer for  The Lightbulb Society, an improv group based in the Tampa. He is known for portraying "Quinn" on Fear The Walking Dead, and "Noah" on SyFy movie Swamp Shark.

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CHARLES HARRELSON

Improv performer and artist for  The Lightbulb Society, an improv group based in the Tampa. He has studied long form improv and comedy with the Box Theater for over 10 years.

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BRAD TAYLOR

Songwriter,  musician, and performer who goes by the name NoMaD 
combines his craft with a passion for Jesus. He runs a small studio 
collaborating with artists creating 
music that stirs spiritual curiosity. 

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CHARLES KOSSIVI

Director of Campus Ministries at Warner Pacific College in Portland, she fronts a contemporary gospel band and tours with an acting troupe specializing in helping teams facilitate controversial talks

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MICHELLE LANG

A painter  who utilizes layers and textures, blending colors to create and convey mood. Each creative work depicts the journey towards authenticity and embracing imperfections.

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SUNIA GIBBS

A vocalist performing with Opera Tampa, she graduated from USF College of Music. She also performs improv  with The Box Theater, also teaching classes and using her talents to give back to  community.

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ANNIE SCOTT

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