More Than Art on Walls with Molly Casey

Dot Dot Dot: The NINE dot ARTS Podcast
Episode 27

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From curating art collections for corporate spaces to developing community art plans for municipalities and cities, this lesson-loaded podcast with Chief Curator and Co-founder Molly Casey is not one to miss! Tune in for inspiration, insight, or even a good laugh as two long-time friends, business partners, and art advocates dig deep into their journey of creating one-of-a-kind destinations while supporting the creative economy. 

Molly and Martha reflect on NINE dot ARTS’ growth since 2009, celebrating milestones like our Seattle expansion and continued specialization, as well as stand-out projects like Citizen Apartments and Broadway Station. Plus, the pair explore the many ways that art and culture add value to society, from addressing gentrification and supporting community building to improving innovation, revenue, and so much more. Because creative placemaking is more than art on walls.

Discussed in the Episode: 
Citizen Apartments
Peter Yumi
Eric Dallimore
Broadway Station
Baseline Master-Planned Community in Broomfield, CO
The Exchange at Boulevard One
Confluent Development
Kirileigh Jones
Airworks Studio
The Rise of the Creative Class by Richard Florida
Mural Map – San Antonio Street Art Initiative
River North Arts District (RiNo)
Centre Pompidou
Yayoi Kusama Infinity Room at The Broad
Downtown Denver Partnership
James Turrell at The Denver Art Museum
Mark Rothko

About Molly Casey, Chief Curator and Co-founder, NINE dot ARTS:

Molly leads, mentors, and supervises interdisciplinary creative teams through the research, curation, acquisition, and installation of a range of national art experiences. Her leadership and consulting expertise includes working directly with private and public sector clients on everything from curated corporate art collections to robust community art plans. Molly’s innovative approach to art consulting includes building a global community of artists and supporting education, advocacy, and career-building opportunities for creatives of all backgrounds. She and Co-founder Martha Weidmann formed NINE dot ARTS in 2009 with the vision of building a forward-thinking art consulting company that both curates incredible art experiences and advocates for art and artists. Since then, the firm has completed nearly 1000 projects in real estate development across 36 states and five countries, generating more than $40 million in revenue for the creative economy. Currently, their artist application, Dotfolio, features over 10,000 artists from around the world.

About Dot Dot Dot: The NINE dot ARTS Podcast

Dot Dot Dot is the continuing conversation around art and placemaking in the built environment. Hosted by NINE dot ARTS CEO Martha Weidmann, episodes explore art, culture, community, and more with a range of reputable business leaders. Tune in biweekly to learn how an original art experience can boost your business and make a social impact.

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