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CITY OF SANTA CLARITA – ARTIST PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – You Too Can Be A Public Artist

In Artist Professional Development on April 30, 2014 at 1:23 am

“You Too Can Be A Public Artist”
Free Panel Discussion
Tues may 6, 6-8p
Old Town Newhall Library
24500 Main Street, Santa Clarita 91321

Free panel discussion that will explore the world of public art, and how you can work in this field. Panelists’ Alan Nakagawa, Renee Petropolous, Marc Pally and moderator tom Lesser(Director of Art and Tech program and Director of Center for Integrated Media at CalArts) will provide you with insight into the business of public art.

This panel discussion is being presented in conjunction with the City of Santa Clarita’s NEW HEIGHTS Artist Development Series. http://arts.santa-clarita.com/new-heights/

ARTS TUNE-UP: The Traveling Arts Information Workshops for Visual Artists

In Artist Professional Development on October 14, 2011 at 4:10 pm

HERE IS HOW THIS FREE WORKSHOP WORKS!

Registration and Check-in: 9:30 – 10:00 a.m.

There will be a series of 5 round-robin sessions (25 minutes each)

Locate and join the table that has the topic you want to learn more about

After 25 minutes an announcement will be made, indicating that the session is over

Rotate to other tables as the sessions repeat

Workshop Location:

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2011: EAGLE ROCK

10:00 A.M TO 1:00 P.M.

CENTER FOR THE ARTS, EAGLE ROCK

2225 Colorado Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90041

REGISTER ONLINE through SurveyMonkey by visiting this website:

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ATU-EagleRock

Topics for Visual Artists:

  • 10 Things to Know About Fabrication Before Submitting Your Proposal
  • Arts Education In-School Resources & Working in Arts Education (K-12)
  • Becoming a Facebook Ninja for Beginners
  • Best Foot Forward: Creating Compelling Presentations
  • Every Artist Insured: Understanding Health Insurance and Healthcare Reform
  • Fundraising for Individual Artists
  • Getting Your Sh*t Together
  • Green Art Initiatives
  • Individual Artist Resources
  • Licensing for Visual Artists
  • Marketing for Visual Artists
  • Mediation & Dispute Resolution Services
  • On Your ‘A’ Game, Things to Know When Interviewing for a Public Art Commission
  • Public Art 101
  • Working In Context

QUESTIONS? Contact Anji Gaspar-Milanovic, Los Angeles County Arts Commission, (213) 202-3981, amilanovic@arts.lacounty.gov

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OTIS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN – Public Practice Bootcamp and Public Lectures

In Artist Professional Development, For Members on September 7, 2011 at 5:04 pm

Public Practice Bootcamp
Wednesday, September 7 – Sunday, September 11, 2011
Intensive introduction to the questions and approaches surrounding public practice in art. Key topics to be investigated include biography, subjectivity, production site, critical analysis, power relationships, audience, collaboration and praxis. Through reflective writing exercises, interactive presentations, theoretical readings and in-depth discussions students have the opportunity to engage with faculty, artists and cultural workers exploring Los Angeles and related contexts.

Free Public Events:
Thursday, September 8, 2011, 6-8pm
Los Angeles as Production Site
Los Angeles is frequently a subject for public practices as a site of artistic and cultural production. Artists Claude Willey and Sandra de la Loza and cultural geographer Lisa Kim Davis will discuss their practices and other options for responding to the cultural and physical landscape of this developing region.

Friday, September 9, 2011, 7-10pm
Alumni Exploring the Field
Public Practice program will present recent projects involving a variety of neighborhoods and community groups in Los Angeles and beyond. Includes a special karaoke performance by Pedestal and the All Girl Band.

Saturday, September 10, 2011, 11am-1pm
Making a Case for Skid Row Culture
The Los Angeles Poverty Department (LAPD) and the Urban Institute developed a framework for identifying and evaluating the cultural infrastructure of Los Angeles’ Skid Row neighborhood. Critical pedagogy theorist Christopher Robbins will facilitate discussion with artists John Malpede and Kevin Michael Keys of the Los Angeles Poverty Department to explore their findings.

CONTACT:

Otis College of Art and Design
Graduate Public Practice Program
18th Street Studio
1657 18th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 846-2610
publicpractice@otis.edu
otis.edu/gpp