Distinctly Creative is committed to a vision of promoting and advocating for black creatives and entrepreneurs, and being the go-to platform for those looking to broaden their skill sets, network with other like-minded individuals, and connect their brand/business with the overall community.
Distinctly Creative was founded in the Winter of 2015, and is composed of events (social & professional), the DMV Black Creatives Directory, our Brentwood event space/gallery, the Black Creatives Matter apparel line, professional development contest, the Melanin Moves podcast, and The Playbook -- our online learning platform launching late June 2018.
Distinctly Creative's primary focus is supporting and advocating for black creatives and black-owned creative brands/businesses because #blackcreativesmatter.
Morgan Davis - founder
Morgan Davis is a graduate of Howard University, where she received her BFA in Fashion Design. Upon coming to Howard from Michigan, she started a plus-size clothing line for two years where she sold custom designs and vintage wares. Since then, she went on to help other local fashion businesses with their brand development, coordinate a variety of fashion and art shows, and have her designs featured in various fashion shows like DC Fashion Week.
When she’s not running Distinctly Creative, she also works at the University of Maryland doing marketing for some of their entrepreneurship programs, and provides freelance graphic design, photography, videography, and fashion design services for local brands.