Speaking & Workshops

Bringing forth two decades of expertise spanning homeschooling, event planning, entrepreneurial ventures, and an accomplished career as a working artist, Karrie Emms excels in orchestrating vibrant, engaging, and educational workshops and presentations. Her repertoire spans a diverse array of subjects, offering tailored art experiences specifically designed for fostering team building and professional development.

Explore the full spectrum of available workshops below and ignite your team’s potential!

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His Name Was Nick

A powerful and immersive 3-hour workshop designed for all audiences.

Through a blend of evocative artworks and candid, open conversations, we delve into Nick's story, exploring poignant themes of addiction, homelessness, crime, and the impact of his tragic murder. This workshop is more than just an exploration of one individual's life; it's an opportunity to engage in frank discussions, shedding light on societal issues that often linger in the shadows.

Through Nick's narrative, we navigate the complexities of these pressing topics, inviting reflection, empathy, and a deeper understanding of the challenges many face. Through heartfelt artworks and unfiltered conversations, "His Name Was Nick" provides a safe and inclusive space for dialogue, fostering connections and insights that resonate long after the workshop concludes.

Join us in honoring Nick's legacy by participating in this transformative experience that aims to inspire awareness, compassion, and positive change.

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EmpowerHer in the Arts - Nurturing, Connecting, Creating 

Attention to all women in the arts, emerging talents, and arts organizations! Join us for an invigorating 1.5-hour workshop tailored specifically to nurture, empower, and connect women in the artistic realm.

This immersive session is designed to address the unique journeys, challenges, and aspirations of women within the arts. Through interactive discussions and hands-on activities, we'll explore avenues to amplify creativity, overcome obstacles, and foster collaborative networks.

Discover strategies to harness your artistic vision, navigate industry landscapes, and cultivate resilience in a supportive and inclusive environment. Engage in dialogue that highlights the power of unity, shared experiences, and mutual support among women in the arts.

Join us for an inspiring 1.5 hours dedicated to celebrating the achievements, aspirations, and boundless potential of women in the arts. Let's create together, empower one another, and pave the way for a thriving and inclusive artistic landscape.       

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"Artful Healing: Dispelling Myths, Embracing Truths in Grief"

Join us for a three-hour deep dive into the realm of healing and grief through hands-on arts.

In this immersive talk, we'll unpack myths, reveal truths, and confront fears surrounding the healing process after loss. Through interactive art experiences, we'll explore how creativity becomes a powerful tool for navigating grief. This session aims to debunk misconceptions, offering a safe space to understand and embrace the transformative potential of art in healing.

Discover the therapeutic essence of creative expression and its ability to foster resilience amidst loss. Join us for a heartfelt exploration that illuminates the path to healing and encourages a fresh perspective on navigating grief through art.       

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"Artful Communication: Unleashing Team Creativity"

 Join us for a dynamic three-hour team-building experience crafted specifically for your group's cohesion and growth. Explore the foundations of communication through the lens of art and creativity, fostering a collaborative environment that transcends boundaries. In this hands-on session, we'll embark on a guided artistic journey tailored to your team's unique dynamics.

Engage in interactive exercises designed to unlock creativity, enhance communication, and strengthen interpersonal connections. Through collaborative art projects and innovative team-building exercises, discover the power of non-verbal communication, active listening, and shared expression.

Light refreshments will be provided to fuel the journey of exploration and collaboration.

Join us for a transformative three-hour session that promises to ignite creativity, deepen connections, and lay the foundation for enhanced teamwork and communication within your group.

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"Creative Youth Workshop: Unleashing Imagination and Innovation Together!"

"Discovering Your Unique Canvas: Navigating Youth Challenges with Art" Attention, young minds aged 12-19! Join us for a thought-provoking and interactive 2-hour session designed to navigate the complexities of social pressures, individuality, and creating a safe haven for self-expression in a world dominated by social media and societal expectations.

In this engaging talk and art session, we'll dive into the realities of social pressures, the allure of conformity, and the pitfalls of succumbing to societal norms. Through interactive discussions and artistic expression, we'll explore strategies to embrace individuality, defy stereotypes, and carve out a space where authenticity reigns supreme. Delve into conversations about the impact of social media, peer influence, and the allure of substances, gaining insights into making informed and empowered choices.

Join us on this transformative journey, where we'll uncover ways to navigate societal pressures, embrace our authentic selves, and forge a community that honors each individual's story. Let's paint a vibrant canvas together, where every color, every stroke, and every voice matters.

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"Heart Talks: Navigating Tough Times with Compassion and Self-Care"

Welcome to "Heart Talks," where we gather virtually to delve into the intricate tapestry of emotions surrounding the pressing issues of our time – homelessness, addiction, and more.

This is more than just a conversation; it's an opportunity to connect on a human level. As we share stories and experiences, we'll explore the transformative power of compassion without the weight of feeling like we must carry the world on our shoulders. The discussion isn't just about problems; it's about solutions, starting with our own well-being.

Together, we'll uncover practical self-care strategies, recognizing the importance of setting boundaries and acknowledging that it's perfectly fine not to have all the answers. This isn't a one-size-fits-all journey; it's a collective exploration of how we can contribute positively to a world facing complex challenges.

Join us in this safe and inclusive space, where we swap insights, learn from each other, and discover the profound impact that small acts of kindness can have on both ourselves and the world around us. It's not just a talk; it's a shared journey towards understanding, resilience, and compassionate action.

Let's embark on this meaningful conversation together.

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