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Senior Creative Symposium Held at Avila University


February 13, 2012

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KANSAS CITY, Mo - -On February 8th, Avila University’s Visual and Communications Arts Department and Avila Microcinema sponsored Secrets of Success: The Nature of Creativity, an interactive discussion exploring how a person can tap into his or her full creative potential. The all-day event, held in Whifield Center, examined what makes us passionate and willing to take risks, what prevents us from responding creatively to challenges, as well as numerous other topics related to creativity. The panelists included, musician Hermon Mehari, fine artist Lori Raye Erikson, and producer/actor Meagan Flynn Mesmer.  More than sixty Avila students from multiple disciplines created works of art and performed in front of an enthusiastic audience.



Avila University is a private, co-educational, values-based liberal arts institution founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, offering undergraduate, graduate, and adult degree programs. Avila University is located at 119th and Wornall Rd in southwest suburban Kansas City, Mo.