Re:Solutions 2022

It's been two years since we last met for Re:Solutions in person. We understand times are challenging, but we also know that our community is resilient.

Re:Solutions 2022 will be at UCF Downtown. Get ready to come out (safely, of course) for a half-day of workshops and a panel of local creatives.

What is Re:Solutions? Re:Solutions is an event dedicated to Re:Connecting and Re:Igniting your passion for art, design, and all things creative.


  • 8:30 - 9 a.m. | Registration
  • 9 - 11 a.m. | Hands-on Workshop
  • 11:15 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Break
  • 12:10 p.m. - 1 p.m. | Local Creatives Panel
  • 1:00 p.m. | After party at Ace Café


We asked ourselves what’s something that we can do to help creatives figure out their next move? In the last few years, most creatives have been faced with the same questions the rest of the workforce is asking “What am I doing, am I fulfilled? Do I want to work for someone else or be my own boss?” These questions are scary and give adulting a whole new meaning.

We’re proud to announce our panelists who put the invention into the word reinvention. From beginning career pivots to strategic veteran career moves, they are telling their stories and answering your questions.

Kathie Baptista

The powerhouse behind Kathie Baptista Creative Studio! This Orlando-based branding and design studio works with creative entrepreneurs, business owners, and agencies to build bold, colorful, intentional brand experiences.

Connect with Kathie:

Ashley Heafy

A native Floridian started her career at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago — she is an independent designer and creative strategist with a strong background in branding, illustration, editorial design, and content creation.

Connect with Ashley:

Kelly Romano

As the Senior Design Manager for PepsiCo Beverages North America, Kelly leads design activation for the Southeast Division across their beverage portfolio brands such as Pepsi, MTN DEW, Gatorade, Rockstar, and more!

Connect with Kelly:


Reframe your perspective of the creative process and expand your artistic expressiveness.

As creatives, we consistently seek ways to develop our skills. “How can I solve this problem?” “How do I express myself in new and engaging ways?” Looking at old problems through a new lens can open our minds to a range of possibilities.

We’re excited to announce our creative workshops, allowing you to learn from industry leaders and hone your skills of observation, inventiveness, and refinement.


Delve into an exercise designed to challenge the modern designer’s approach to layout and to realize the nearly infinite possibilities of the grid.


This workshop is designed for all designers of all levels and disciplines.

Materials to bring

Laptop with InDesign, notebook, pencil/pen


Through the act of play, the designer will learn to establish and unlock the inner logic of the blank page and grow in the areas of layout/composition, typography, scale, rhythm, and balance.

Workshop Presenter

Michael Steven Forrest is an award-winning Creative Director, educator, and partner of Counter Brand & Type. Throughout his career, Michael has solved complicated design problems for brands like Wakeboarding Magazine, Facebook, Cheerios, and The New York Yankees.

Connect with Mike


Whatever you use to shoot, from a DSLR to a phone, you’ll learn techniques you can implement today to make your photos better.


This workshop is designed for anyone interested in improving their photography, from novice to expert.

Materials to bring

An open mind and a notebook


You'll learn ways to improve your photography, regardless of what camera you are using.

Workshop Presenter

Jim Hobart has been taking photos since he was 14, starting with 35mm film, and developing and printing in a darkroom. Photography has been his full-time profession since 2006, specializing in portrait, aerial, and architectural commercial photography.

Connect with Jim

Ticket Pricing

Re:Solutions and Ace Cafe After Party*

  • Member $118
  • Non-Member $163
  • Student Member $98
  • Student Non-Member $143

Re:Solutions Only*

  • Member $78
  • Non-Member $113
  • Student Member $58
  • Student Non-Member $93

Ace Cafe After Party Only $50

AIGA Members Save by Bundling!

Does not apply for Student Tickets and After Party only pricing.

Know Before You Go!

  • Face coverings are optional for this event 
  • UCF Downtown is a smoke-free campus
  • Limited seating due to social distancing

Parking Information

For parking, enter the UCF Parramore Parking Garage from Parramore Ave. General parking begins on the second floor. Parking is free.

From the garage, walk to the Dr. Phillips Academic Commons building. Enter DPAC at the N. Terry Ave. and W. Livingston St. intersection and follow the AIGA ORL event signage.

For the after party, drive down Robinson St. and turn left onto Garland Ave. Turn right onto E. Livingston St. and Ace Café will be on your right. A large lot is available for parking. Follow the event signage to join the party.

Refund Policy

A full refund will be given up to 24 hours prior to the event start time. You are reserving your space, so please note that refunds will NOT be given out past the 24-hour grace period.

Eventbrite’s fees are non-refundable.

When & Where
Sat, Mar 26, 2022 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
UCF Downtown
528 West Livingston Street
Orlando, FL 32801
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