Artist Trust Offers Career Training Workshops

Artist Trust announces an array of workshops to help artists of all disciplines boost their arts careers. Workshops range from free one-hour Webinars to weekend-long seminars touching on all aspects of creating and maintaining a successful arts career. Find out more and register at www.artisttrust.org.

September 12, 2012, 5:30-7:00pm
HEALTHCARE FOR ARTISTS
Washington Health Foundation, 600 Stewart St, Suite 205, Seattle
Learn about health care options, what’s coming in 2013/2014 and how to fill the gap between now and when the full features of the health reform law go into effect. In partnership with Washington Health Foundation.

September 22 & 23, 2012; 10am-5pm
I AM AN ARTIST PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP
Community Library, 901 C St, Vancouver, WA
Say “I Am An Artist!” This intensive symposium enables artists to jumpstart or refresh their creative career with essential resources, funding opportunities, peer-to-peer evaluation, networking and hands-on feedback. In partnership with The Arts of Clark County and The Clark County Arts Commission.
Guest Presenters:
 Beth Harrington, media artist; Jennifer Williams, visual artist; Scott Poole, literary artist; music panelist TBA; Cory Huff, The Abundant Artist
Cost: $75-100; discounts for registering by 9/7

October 6 & 7, 2012, 10am-6pm
THE BUSINESS OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Photographic Center Northwest, 900 12th Ave, Seattle
An intensive, interactive workshop that enables photographers to jumpstart or refresh their career with essential resources, funding opportunities, peer-to-peer evaluation, networking and hands-on feedback. In partnership with Photo Center NW.
Guest Presenters: Alice Wheeler, photographer; Kate Maass, Grand Image

October 2012
PLANNING YOUR LEGACY
(More info TBA)
Artists and their extended networks of professional advisors, significant others and families will benefit from vital legacy and estate-planning information on preparing a secure future for themselves and for the artworks they create.

November 3 & 4, 2012, 10am-5pm
I AM AN ARTIST PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP
Gallery One, 408 N Pearl St, Ellensburg
Say “I Am An Artist!” This intensive symposium enables artists to jumpstart or refresh their creative career with essential resources, funding opportunities, peer-to-peer evaluation, networking and hands-on feedback.
Cost: $75-100; discounts for registering by 10/20

November 20, 2012, 2-3pm
APPLYING FOR THE TWINING HUMBER LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Online Webinar
A free webinar offering information on applying for the 2013 Twining Humber Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award. Learn about work samples and résumés, and get a walk-through of the application.

December 2012
CREATING AN ARTIST STATEMENT
(More info TBA)
Gallery 110, 110 3rd Ave S, Seattle
Don’t have an artist statement? Want to improve the statement you already have? Want to know what gallerists, grant-makers and jury panels are looking for in an artist statement? Attend this workshop to find out!

 

About Artist Trust
Now celebrating its 25th anniversary, Artist Trust has invested over $9 million in Washington State artists since its founding. In 2011, Artist Trust awarded a grand total of $284,000 to 85 artists through five grant programs. Artist Trust also provides a comprehensive suite of career training, professional development resources and counseling to help artists achieve their career goals.

Artist Trust is a not-for-profit organization whose sole mission is to support and encourage individual artists working in all disciplines in order to enrich community life throughout Washington State. Find out more at www.artisttrust.org.

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