Advertising, Art & Culture In Orlando?

Having recent read that famed advertising, marketing and cultural blog The Denver Egotist was seeking to franchise its reach to new cities I started to think 'where are we in Orlando?' I began to make a list, a couple of calls and before I knew it I felt pretty good about our backyard. Having been here for going on sixteen years (minus a few diversions) you get to know the local community we enough to forget how lucky you are to HAVE them.

A few caveats for those in the know:

  • I'm happy to add you given that I inadvertently forgot you. hit me @ justice at bigblockstudios.com
  • It's still my blog so if I don't think you apply you can hate me when I don't add you.
  • This list is intended for the advertorial/marketing, design/illustrative, and web community not necessarily the "Fine Art" Community. Taking nothing from them, in fact that list would be uncontrollably longer given that I started there.
  • Lastly, if you smoke cloves in front of Stardust Coffee and debate foreign films in third person, than I hate you, and you don't get on the list regardless.
  • OH! And if you owe me money... you know who you are.

Agencies & Associations:

http://www.starmark.com
http://www.oaf.com

http://www.timbercreativegroup.com/
http://www.sayitloud.us
http://www.fhbnet.com
http://www.pushhere.com
http://www.engauge.com
http://www.ansonstoner.com
http://www.vibranium.com
http://www.ypartnership.com
http://www.ad2orlando.org
http://www.thinkcreativeinc.com
http://www.acropolisinc.com
http://www.evolvetoday.com
http://www.ideasorlando.com
http://www.evokad.com
http://www.fzkllc.com
http://www.justknight.com

Interactive Agencies:
http://www.intellavia.com
http://www.squarefactor.com

http://www.mojointeractive.com

http://www.aeonblu.com
http://www.mindcomet.com
http://www.izea.com
http://www.technetium.com
http://www.lightmaker.com
http://www.ontargetwebsolutions.com
http://www.commarketing.com
http://www.purplerockscissors.com/

Design Shops:
http://www.juicytemples.com
http://www.luredesigninc.com
http://www.ypartnership.com
http://www.siegeink.net
http://www.plosionbranding.com
http://www.kenedik.com
http://www.fctn.tv
http://www.wearemaven.com
http://www.mamas-sauce.com

Experimental Agency:
http://www.gmdstudios.com


Artist & Designers:
http://www.asmith3.com/blog
http://www.hydro74.com
http://www.eyenoise.net
http://www.spearlife.com
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dolla
http://www.davidhoskins.com
http://www.dres13.com
http://www.flickr.com/photos/scottdonald
http://www.elus1v.com
http://www.johannahodonnell.com
http://www.yasly.com
http://www.iamaaronmartin.com/v4

Urban Retail Design:
http://www.theshadowconspiracy.com

Boutique Galleries:
http://neonforestgallery.com
http://www.lot1433.com
http://www.boldhype.net
http://www.latzero.com/site/

Illustrators:
http://www.itchyillustration.com
http://www.grapesodastudio.com/
http://www.larrymooreillustration.com
http://giant.victordavila.com/
http://www.oneswellillustrator.com
http://www.stainboyreinel.com
http://www.rifledesign.com
http://www.chucksdelux.com

Photography:
http://www.deebstudios.com
http://www.ericsuttonphoto.com
http://www.fieldsandfieldsofwheat.com
http://www.flickr.com/photos/justicemitchell
http://www.dougscaletta.com/
http://www.juicytemples.com/shoot/
http://www.djn1111.com/

Museums & Related:
http://www.omart.org (to note: http://www.omart.org/programs/1st-thursdays)
http://www.morsemuseum.org
http://www.mennellomuseum.org
http://www.cityoforlando.net/arts/links.htm
http://www.rollins.edu/cfam/

Cultural Publications & Bloggers:
http://inprogressmag.wordpress.com
http://www.orlandoweekly.com
http://www.orlandoslice.com
http://streetartshow.wordpress.com/category/orlando
http://alarevenge.com
http://www.flightofideas.net/About/about.html
http://www.justicemitchell.com

Film Festivals & Events:
http://www.floridafilmfestival.com
http://www.antipopmusicfestival.com
http://www.orlandofringe.org
http://www.peacefilmfest.org/

Schools:
http://www.fullsail.edu (money making whores that they may be, they do pump out a lot of talent)