Event: Creative Mornings/Portland Presents D’Wayne Edwards


By The Portland Egotist / / Creative Mornings Portland has announced their upcoming speaker for July—D’Wayne Edwards of Pensole Footwear Design Academy. Over the course of his 28-year career, D’Wayne has received numerous design awards, voted one of Fast Companies Most Creative People in 2014, owns over 40 patens and designed over 500 styles for premiere athletes such as Derek Jeter, Carmelo Anthony and Michael Jordan. In 2010 D’Wayne founded the 1st academy in the U.S. dedicated to Footwear Design called PENSOLE. PENSOLE has quickly become the premiere footwear design school in the world by secured partnerships with the industries top footwear brands, retailers and has over 200 former PENSOLE students working professionally for some of today’s top brands: Nike, Under Armor, Adidas, New Balance, Brooks, Keen, Timberland, Converse, JORDAN and others globally. Creative Mornings/Portland Presents D’Wayne Edwards July 28, 2017 // 8:30-10:00am Sunken Ballroom, Portland Art Museum: 1119 SW Park Avenue Portland, Oregon 97205 Tickets will be available July 24 at 9am