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Writing For Visual Artists

The Very Basics of Getting Your Career Off the Ground


CREATING A WINNING RESUME

What should an artist include and leave out of a resume and what order should it go in ? What if you're just starting out? An artists resume or curriculum vitae (cv), is a summary of your acheivements and is an essential part of your career. This seminar will give you the nuts and bolts of constructing an effective resume.
Bring your resume with you and let's polish it together.

Renee Phillips, Director Manhattan Arts International, Presenter

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 6:30pm

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WRITING YOUR ARTISTS STATEMENT

The artist's statement can give an observer insight into your work. It should be enlightening and informative. It also gives you a chance to express your artistic vision and to talk about your creative process. How do you go about it and where do you start? This seminar will clarify what an artists statement is, it's role and function in your career.

Renee Phillips, Director Manhattan Arts International, Presenter

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 6:30pm

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MEET THE FUNDERS
A Panel of Representatives from Foundations for Individual Artists

Writing a grant proposal is challenging, How can you be sure that you're reaching the decision makers and are you writing what they want to hear? Find out in this evening discussion with representatives from several of the most important grant making organizations in New York City.

Melissa Wolf, Panel Moderator
Panelists TBA

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 6:30pm

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REACHING THE MEDIA
Making Contact With The Press

How do you write that attention getting press release? What do you include in a press packet and how do you develop a press list? Gettting press is an important componant to success in your career. What do you do when a reporter actually comes knocking at your door? This seminar will address that and more.

Cornelia Seckel, Publisher Art Times, Presenter

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 6:30pm

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EACH WORKSHOP IS

$15.00 GENERAL

$10.00 WOMEN'S STUDIO CENTER MEMBERS



These Workshops are Made Possible with Funds from the Decentralizatoin Program, A Regrant Program of New York State Council on the Arts,
Administered by Queens Council on the Arts.

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