Badassery Magazine January 2018 Issue 20 - Page 37

Dynamic Duos Ciera Holzenthal to watch in 2018 Ciera Holzenthal launched her full-ser- vice graphic design business, Ciera Design Studio, in 2010 after working for years in the advertising industry. She specializes in visual brand development for creatives entrepreneurs and contin- ues to build upon her strong following via her blog where she provides resourc- es on design and business growth. Ciera was an invited panelist at Alt Summit and has been featured on Design*- Sponge, Apartment Therapy, Design- LoveFest (just to name a few). Kristy Oustalet began her first creative business, Color Me Nola, as a live event painter in 2011 and has been painting on-site at some of the biggest weddings and events throughout New Orleans and nationally. Kristy is also the Director of Operations at Race + Religious, a popu- lar local event venue, where she oversees 100+ events per year and works directly with an array of creative vendors in the city.    Kristy Oustalet 36