Tony Luna Creative- Update- 3-31-17

Here are the headlines, followed by the full stories, of some of the wonderful work members of our creative community are bringing forward in meaningful ways:

- Sheryl Lazarov sent in a short note to let us know that she is currently teaching her first physical and spiritual healing yoga workshop in Memphis, Tennessee! Congratulations Sheryl for your energy and for spreading light wherever you go!…

- Jeremy Jackson informed us that he recently shot two photos for Red Bulletin of an actor from the Walking Dead, and has been asked to shoot a cover in Mexico City. Well done Jeremy!…

- Brian Biery forwarded information about current and upcoming exhibitions featuring his photography. Click on to the links to get more information about his exciting work…

- Robyn Young follows up the notice from last month that she started her Creative Marketing Consultancy by providing us with a complete list of the services she is offering and the prices for those services. Feel free to contact Robyn and let her help you get the notice you deserve!…

- Dana Walker was kind enough to forward a notice from Rochelle Branch, Cultural Affairs Manager, City of Pasadena regarding REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS:  ROTATING PUBLIC ART EXHIBITION PROGRAM III. Anyone interested in loaned artworks or site specific artworks for the City of Pasadena may contact Rochelle Branch. Thanks Dana!…

Those were the headlines, now here are the full stories. Read on and be inspired:

- Sheryl Lazarov, Healing Arts Mentor- “Hi Tony,  I'm teaching my first workshop in Memphis next week :)

Please give everyone my best!”



- Jeremy Jackson, Photographer, Director- “Hi Tony. …Some recent good news - I recently got 2 photos in RedBulletin of my portrait of an actor from the Walking Dead and the magazine asked me to shoot a cover in Mexico City for the Mexican version of RedBulletin! I've attached the photo from the issue.

Hope everything is going well with you!



- Brian Biery, Photographer/Blogger- “Hi Tony. I will be posting more specifics in the weeks to come… Here are several updates for my current and upcoming exhibitions and projects:
(There’s) plenty going on!

Thanks, as always, for your support!


ART IN THE STREET: 25 YEARS OF THE PASADENA CHALK FESTIVAL' - Starting on March 29 at the Pasadena Museum of History and organized by the Light Bringer Project, this exhibit commemorates a quarter century of an extraordinary chalk art festival. It continues until August.  For details, please go to:

ARTIST FOR AMYLOIDOSIS EXHIBIT- Located at the Pasadena Sandwich Company. Eat a delicious sandwich while enjoying photographs of state and national parks. 20% from the sales of photographs and calendars will go to the Stephen E. Fink Memorial Fund to assist research for a cure for this deadly disease. For more info, visit:
Amyloidosis Awareness Video,

OPEN STUDIOS, Art Studios Tour- Continue the fascinating journey of Pasadena/Altadena Open Studios tour on June 3 and 4 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm and visit the home studios of the amazing artists in our community.  I will be once again at Kolhatkar Studios in Pasadena.  Enjoy exceptional art and create community during this wonderful family event!  Here is the link to the web site:

Thank you very much for your support of my art!  Dozens of you have purchased my calendars, greeting cards and framed photographs!  And many have also attended openings and exhibits during the past three years.  I am grateful and blessed to have so much support for my work!”


Brian Biery
Spring '17
Brian Biery Photography · 568 N. Orange Grove Blvd. · Pasadena, CA
91103 · USA


- Robyn Young, Founder & Chief Creator, Creative Marketing Consultancy-

Here are the prices and packages I'm offering:

Brand Identity - $2000
logo design + business cards
    •    two other products depending on industry (stationery, t-shirts, bags, thank you cards, invoice etc.)
    •    brand guideline that shows proper use of logo, color scheme, fonts, layout of text and icon (vertical, horizontal)
Turnaround time: 1-2 weeks

Web Design - Basic   $3000
website design using Shopify, WordPress or any other similar platform
    •    5 to 6 pages, informational website
    •    custom graphics and stock images following the brands identity
    •    instructions on how to use the back end for blog posts and easy text/image changes
    •    basic support for one year
Turnaround time: up to a month

Web Design - Pro   $4000
website design using Shopify, WordPress or any other similar platform
    •    6 to 10 pages, online store,
    •    custom graphics and stock images following the brands identity
    •    instructions on how to use the back end for blog posts, easy text/image changes and online store related updates
    •    set-up of online store with 10-20 products
    •    basic support for one year
Turnaround time: 1 - 2 month

Content Strategy - $1500
3-Month Content Marketing Strategy
    •    Includes 3-month strategy
    •    In-depth keyword list
    •    1 editorial calendar with 3 months of ideas (1 content idea per week = 12 total)

4 Posts Per Month - $600/month 
    •    Includes 4 blog posts (500-750 words in length) delivered in Google docs

8 Posts Per Month - $1000/month
    •    Includes 8 blog posts (500-750 words in length) delivered in Google docs

12 Posts Per Month - $1200/month
    •    Includes 8 blog posts (500-750 words in length) delivered in Google docs

Email Marketing
Monthly Newsletter Copy - $500

    •    500-word newsletter copy
    •    2 rounds of revisions

Robyn Young
Founder & Head of Creative
Creative Marketing Consultancy

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- Special thanks to Dana Walker, Managing Director ArtCenter Public Programs, for forwarding the following:


The City of Pasadena is seeking proposals from artists, artist teams and galleries for the selection or commission of artworks as a part of the citywide Rotating Public Art Exhibition Program.  Loaned artworks or site specific artworks will placed for a period of 3 years at various highly visible, key locations within the City in every Council district.  Honorariums range from $6,000 (for loaned works) to $12,000 (commissioned site specific works).

The Rotating Public Art Exhibition Program was established in 2011 to enliven neighborhoods, engage community and expand access to public art.   The deadline for submissions is Monday, May 15, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. PST.  A Community Meeting will be held to review the Request for Proposal on Monday, April 17, 2017 at the Permit Center (175 N. Garfield Avenue, Pasadena, CA  91101) at 6:00 p.m.  Applicants need not attend the Community Meeting to apply.

For more information, please see the attached Request for Proposals or visit the Cultural Affairs Division webpage:

Rochelle Branch
Cultural Affairs Manager
City of Pasadena
175 N. Garfield Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 744-7062


Congratulations to all our contributors! Those are some of the amazing things these incredible artists in our creative circle are creating. Please continue to support the members of our creative community as they design meaning within their careers. Thanks to all for their informative and inspiring contributions.

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Adjunct Professor: Art Center College of Design
Contributing Consultant to "Bokeh Magazine, The Art and Life of Photography," an online magazine for the iPads and iPhones.
Author: "How to Grow as a Photographer: Reinventing Your Career" Allworth Press and
"Mastering the Business of Photography: What the Pros Do When They Are Not Taking Incredible Photos" Skyhorse/Allworth Press

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