Past Stillwater Event: VOL 1

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July 17, 2018
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We are launching PechaKucha Stillwater for the first time in July 2018. Get ready to be inspired.

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Haute Couture

@ VOL 1 ON JUL 17, 2018

Born and raised in Malaysia, Alice Stella Thomas Kelsey takes inspiration from the beauty of the world around her. Her couture collections include evening wear, bridal, casual wear as well as unique Avant-Garde jewelry pieces. Her designs have been gracefully worn by celebrities, royal advisors, governors as well as pageant queens.

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@ VOL 1 ON JUL 17, 2018

An amazing artist with a degree in architecture, Riva Nayaju is currently a graduate student in graphic design at Oklahoma State University. She believes in hard work and utilizing every single day to the most. Greatly inspired by her father (Artist/Designer), she yearns to mold her dreams up to her own unlimited expectations.

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Biomimetic Architecture

@ VOL 1 ON JUL 17, 2018

Founder of JY-Architecture, Architect Jay Yowell is the winner of Nature, Architecture, Habitat Residency (2016,Italy) and many more design awards. Metro Shoe Warehouse in OKC, Ackerman McQueen in London, 21c Museum Hotel in OKC, Knights of Columbus Building Lofts in Stillwater and our amazing venue for PechakuchaStillwater Balanced Coffee Co are some of his many notable designs. Oklahoma LEED Accredited Professional (2001), Yowell has been practicing in Oklahoma and Texas since 1994.

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Live to Inspire

@ VOL 1 ON JUL 17, 2018

A musician, producer, and entrepreneur, Austyn has been playing guitar since the age of 3. He produced his first full-length album and started a tattoo inspired streetwear brand. He has accomplished a lot at this young age of 18.

His motivation to take everyday occurrences and turn them into a lyrical story to sing to the world is indeed inspirational.

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Sculpting Your Passion

@ VOL 1 ON JUL 17, 2018

Coming from a family of car enthusiasts, Gary Hickerson found his passion through early years of gazing at the glossy bodies of classic cars. Having exhibited his works in national and international level and worked with clients like Jeff Koons, Warner Brothers and Six Flags, Hickerson has a wide range of experiences to his list.

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Express Yourself

@ VOL 1 ON JUL 17, 2018

An imaginative professor, architect, illustrator and watercolorist Moh'd Bilbeisi is driven by an incredible passion for self-expression through art. Recipient of many national and international awards in drawing and illustration including the best category in KRob Architectural Delineation competition, Moh'd has numerous solo art exhibitions to his credit. A noted author of several books such as 'Graphic Journaling' his illustrations have appeared in numerous publications and books. Go ahead and check his selected works at

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Navigating Art & Design

@ VOL 1 ON JUL 17, 2018

Elizabeth Seils graduated in the fall of 2017 from Oklahoma State University as a Graphic Designer and works on general graphic design but has a passion for UI & UX design. She primarily improves how users navigate and respond to agricultural software. Besides graphic design, she continues to play around with traditional crafts such as creating jewelry and drawing unrealistic cartoons of her dogs’ personalities.

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Aesthetics in Design

@ VOL 1 ON JUL 17, 2018

Designer and educator, Justen Renyer has a wide range of interests including painting, drawing, illustration, music production, motion design and many more. Winner of several awards in regional, national and international level competitions, Justen has been creating self-initiated works and involved in client-commissioned works utilizing a variety of media and aesthetics.

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Land Run 100

@ VOL 1 ON JUL 17, 2018

The Co-Owner of District Bicycles in Downtown, Stillwater, Bobby Wintle began a 100-mile dirt road race called Land Run 100. Which is now one of the top three gravel/dirt road races in the world with over 1500 participants from 40 States and 4 countries in 2018. He believes in community and outward thinking and living, and believe in doing things you never thought possible.

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Heirloom Rustic Ales

@ VOL 1 ON JUL 17, 2018

Born in November 2017 to the Kendall-Whittier neighborhood in Tulsa, Ok, Heirloom Rustic Ales brew small-batch beers that move slowly to completion. They look to make things that are refreshing, simple, approachable and affordable. Heirloom welcomes all to their taproom to meet new people, talk to strangers and play old records, with the hope that you leave amused and lighthearted.

Riva Nayaju
in Stillwater
Jay Yowell
Architect / Professor, Oklahoma State University / jy architecture in Edmond
Elizabeth Seils
in Stillwater
Mohd Bilbeisi
in Stillwater
Gary Hickerson
in Stillwater
Bobby Wintle
Co-Owner of District Bicycles, District Bicycles in Stillwater
Justen Renyer
in stillwater
Austyn Moffat
in stillwater