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Central Oregon Professionals

About the event

COPR Fall 2019 Edition
Saturday, October 26
2:30pm – 5:30pm


Riff Cold Brewed Coffee Taproom
555 NW Arizona Avenue #30
Bend, Oregon 97701


The final event of the 2019 Bend Design Conference, COPR is a local creative community-building and mentorship event for any and all creative professionals, as well as anyone aspiring to be.

Our goal is to help foster a vibrant creative community in Central Oregon that:

  • Shines the spotlight on local creative talent by offering exposure, networking and inspiration.
  • Aids and mentors the next generation of local creatives.

The event will feature

PART 1: Conversational interviews with two accomplished local creative talents.

Jason Graham (aka Mosley Wotta)

Artist, Musician, Poet, Current Bend Creative Laureate

Jason a.k.a. MOsley WOtta a.k.a. MOWO is a critically acclaimed “multimedia multiethnic multivitamin artist, performer, speaker.” His work as an Art Ambassador for Rise Up International in association with the US Embassy has taken him around the world to lead workshops, and he’s half way through a two year stint as the first ever Bend Creative Laureate.

More about Jason

Pete Alport

Accomplished Action Sports Photographer/Videographer

Pete Alport is an award-winning nature and action sports photographer and videographer based in Bend, Oregon. His photos have graced many magazine covers and his production company has produced stunning ski and snowboard footage as well as a variety of commercial projects for a literal who’s who of outdoor, craft beer and action sports brands.

More about Pete

PART 2: Creative genre-specific table talk and optional 1-on-1 mentorship sessions with experts in a variety of creative fields.

Genre tables will include Graphic Design, Photography/Videography, Fine Art, 3D Modeling & Animation, Creative Writing and Web Design. Creative professionals will be available at each table for mentorship sessions (portfolio review, career guidance, advice, etc) or just general shop talk.

Our Sponsors

COPR – Central Oregon Professionals

A Creative Social & Mentoring Event