Artworks Downtown - Writing for Artists, Part 1: Resumes, Biographies, and Artist Statements by Megan Wilkinson-Part 2 date to be announced.

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Date: Saturday, January 21, 2017

Time: 10:30 am –12:30 pm

Phone: (415) 451-8119

Interested in elevating the professionalism of your artistic practice? Learn the essential ingredients to constructing art-specific resumes as well as writing polished artist statements and biographies.  In this 2-hour session, you’ll discover key components to include in each of these documents as well as how to position them to best reflect your self and your personal style.  Please bring current samples of your own artist statements or any of the above documents with you to discuss during class. This session is part of a two-course “Writing for Artists” offering. Sessions may be taken independently or as a pair.  

Megan Wilkinson is a freelance consultant who helps artists market their work. Formerly, Megan was the Executive Director of O’Hanlon Center for the Arts, where she read and reviewed thousands of artist statements, exhibit proposals, and resumes over the course of her nine years there. She has also published five scholarly articles and most recently wrote the introduction to artist Foad Satterfield’s catalogue that accompanied his solo exhibition, “Heartwood.” 

Part 2 date to be announced.

RSVP to Ellen at Art Works Downtown, ellen@artworksdowntown.org 

Special Notes

Workshop is free for AWD Artist Members. $20 for non-members. Materials included. Maximum of 25 participants.