Darryl Ratcliff is the founder of Green Bandana Group, a company that focuses on innovation in art commerce. Darryl has been venue manager of Backbeat Cafe and Listening Room, Gallery Director of 1111 Studio Gallery, and is currently Gallery Director of Florence St. Gallery. In summer 2010 he consulted with the Art Apartments in One Arts Plaza to create 9 pop up galleries for their grand opening celebration. He also works with a variety of school districts on creative education, and is the program manager for DaVerse Lounge a spoken word/live art experience that reaches several thousand kids at 15 area schools. Green Bandana’s clients have included Pulitzer Prize winner Karen Blessen, City of Italy, TX, City of DeSoto, TX, Ft. Worth Modern Museum of Art, UNT-Denton, Region X, Big Thought and many more. Darryl is also an award winning visual artist, poet, and founder of the blog Art Star.