TEDxOverlandPark sponsors 

InterUrban ArtHouse
Kansas City Clothing Company
Papa Keno's Pizza


Sherri Jacobs, head organizer

Sherri is a licensed marriage and family therapist, registered art therapist, mediator, and founder of Heartland Art Therapy. She is past president of the Kansas Art Therapy Association, TEDxOverlandPark organizer/founder, and has held numerous civic leadership positions.

Sheilah Philip

Sheilah is on the faculty of Johnson County Community College, and teaches theatre production and Intro to Japanese culture. Sheilah has a long history involved in the performing arts production, and has been affiliated with numerous theaters around the midwest.

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Joy Baker

Joy Baker is a full time multi-media artist and owner of Createful Joy, LLC in Overland Park KS. Her personal quest is to cultivate beauty and inspire joy though her intricate, colorful mandalas and other works. In addition to her artistic endeavors, Joy is also the founder of the Listening Room, a live music series, at InterUrban ArtHouse in Overland Park, Kansas. Her goal is to promote the work of independent musicians, create a sense of community between artists of all disciplines and to bring music and entertainment to her community in downtown Overland Park. 

Angi Hejduk

InterUrban ArtHouse CEO Angi Hejduk holds a BFA in Ceramics from the Kansas City Art Institute. She brings over 18 years of experience in business management and leadership to the organization. Angi joined the ArtHouse in 2016 and is committed to affordable, inclusive, accessible programming that serves the entire community.

Nicole Emanuel

Nicole is founder of the InterUrban ArtHouse in Overland Park, Kansas, and an established painter and muralist. Her background involves establishing affordable studio/living space for artists. With her remarkable ability to work at the legislative level and urban planning level, Nicole is a maverick and game changer for arts communities across the United States.

Abraham Brudoley

Abraham is founder of The Cooking Tutor, a company offering hands on cooking instruction, cooking demos, and private events. Abraham is also a social media manager for multiple companies and organizations, and a trained pastry chef.