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Artscene Newsletter: Two Writer’s Conferences in the Works

February 21, 2015 Hello everyone! The weekend is finally here. Have two writer’s conferences that are coming up later this year.   59 TH ANNUAL WESLEYAN WRITERS CONFERENCE / ONE DAY FESTIVAL JUNE 13, 2015 / JUNE 10 – 14, 2015 Seminars, Craft Sessions, Workshops, Guest Speakers, Manuscript Consultants, Publishing Advice Novel / Short Story / Poetry / Memoir / Nonfiction / Journalism / Biography / Writing for TV / Documentary Film / Graphic Novels / Writing about Science and Medicine TALKS WITH EDITORS & AGENTS Current and Recent Faculty Include: Amy Bloom  Salvatore Scibona William Finnegan Honor Moore Elizabeth Graver Wells Tower Lis Harris Roxana Robinson Tracie McMillan Michael Dumanis Alexander Chee Paul LaFarge SCHOLARSHIPS AND TEACHING FELLOWSHIPS AVAILABLE For details contact Anne Greene, Director 860.685.3604 / agreene@wesleyan.edu wesleyan.edu/writers BREAD LOAF ORION ENVIRONMENTAL WRITER’S CONFERENCE Annual weeklong conference focused on literary writing about the environment with  small-group workshops, readings, and lectures all in the heart of Vermont’s Green Mountains 2015 Faculty Rick Bass, Alison Hawthorne Deming, Ross Gay, Pam Houston, Scott Russell Sanders, Ginger …

ART SCENE NEWSLETTER: ABI WORKSHOPS…STARTUP INCUBATOR

July 26, 2014 Hello everybody! First, I need to apologize, there are not three workshops, but two from the Arts Business Institute. Again, my apologies. I guess this is what happens when your working a bit too hard! Now here is the second and last one…… ART BUSINESS WORKSHOP CO-SPONSORED BY THE ART BUSINESS INSTITUTE & STARTUP INCUBATOR START INCUBATOR OCTOBER 10 – 11, 2014 REEDER LECTURE HALL EDINBORO UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA From the ABI website: The curriculum in this two-day workshop is foundational information to guide you into a successful business model. Learn best practices first-hand with some of the top experts in the industry.  Take a look at what the two-day event has in store: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10 9:00 a.m.  Registration 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  Wholesale 101 – Wendy Rosen 10:45 a.m. – 12 noon  Creative Marketing – Carolyn Edlund 12 noon – 1:00 p.m.  Lunch on your own 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Product Development – Wendy Rosen 2:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Sales Strategies for Artists – Carolyn Edlund 3:30 …

ART SCENE NEWSLETTER: ART & BUSINESS NYC

July 23, 2014 Hey peoples! Was the weekend great or maybe not so great? It’s been awhile, but I’m here with some great art scene stuff! I’ve checked out Arts Business Institute and they have three upcoming workshops, yes three, so I’m here to post the first one….. Arts Business Institute presents ART & BUSINESS NYC A  Workshop for Artists & Craftspeople September 27 – 28, 2014 A.R.T. / New York 520 Eighth Avenue, Third Floor, New York, NY As it states on the ABI site: The curriculum in this two-day workshop is foundational information to guide you into a successful business model. Learn best practices first-hand with some of the top experts in the industry. Here is the schedule for the workshop: SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 9:00 a.m.  Registration 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.  How to Have a Fine Arts Career – Rhonda Schaller 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch break 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Making Work That Sells – Wendy Rosen 2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Creative Marketing – Carolyn Edlund 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Individual …

ART SCENE NEWSLETTER: ART BUSINESS BOOTCAMP

June 28, 2014 Hello all! Found two pieces of news for you, we’ll start with Art Business Bootcamp……   ART BUSINESS BOOTCAMP October 17-18, 2014 585 Park Street, Naples, Florida presented by The Naples Art Association and The Arts Business Institute   Friday, October 17th 9:00 a.m.  Registration opens 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Making Work That Sells – Wendy Rosen 10:45 a.m. – 12 noon  Creative Marketing for Artists – Carolyn Edlund 12 noon – 1:15 p.m.  Lunch on Your Own 1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Wholesale 101 – Wendy Rosen 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Pricing for Profit – Wendy Rosen & Carolyn Edlund 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Individual Artist Consultations (pre-scheduled)   Saturday, October 18th 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Sales Strategies – Carolyn Edlund 10:45 a.m. – 12 noon  Booth Design – Wendy Rosen 12 noon – 1:15 p.m.  Lunch on Your Own 1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Create an Effective Art Website – Carolyn Edlund 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Building Gallery Relationships – Carolyn Edlund 3:30 p.m. – …

ART SCENE NEWSLETTER: MORE WORKSHOPS & A REMINDER

May 31, 2014 Hello….as promised I have three more workshops here for you guys. No chit-chat, let’s get on with it….. 3RD SQUARE FOOT EXHIBIT August 5-29, 2014 Oil, watercolor, acrylic, or mixed media. Canvases supplied by BAGA registration Registration & Entry Fee: $20 for 1 entry, $25 for 2 entries Prospectus online at: http://www.bismark-art.org or contact BAGA at 701.223.5986 DEADLINE: JUNE 20, 2014   THE BRECKENRIDGE FINE ARTS CENTER’S 23RD ANNUAL JURIED ART SHOW & COMPETITION Accepting 2D and 3D original artwork no older than 3 years No photography or computer generated art Entry Fee: $25 $5,400 in awards For hard copy prospectus send SASA to: Breckenridge Fine Arts Center 207 N. Breckenridge Ave Breckenridge, TX 76424 or email: info@breckenridgefineart.org http://www.breckenridgefineart.org / 254.559.6602 DEADLINE: JUNE 21, 2014 KENTUCKY WATERCOLOR SOCIETY’S 37TH ANNUAL NATIONAL SHOW AQUEOUS USA 2014 Held at Actors Theatre Gallery in Louisville Kentucky this fall $9,000 in awards presented in 2013 Frederick C. Graff, AWS & TWSA is the juror and will present his “Creative Approaches to Watercolor” workshop in Louisville Kentucky …

ART SCENE NEWSLETTER: WORKSHOPS, WORKSHOPS

May 28, 2014 Hello and good morning! The last Wednesday for May is here. Found three workshops you could and should be interested in. THE 58TH JURIED EXHIBITION AT THE HAGGIN MUSEUM Sponsored by Stockton Art League August 7 – September 28, 2014. Over $5,00 cash award. Opened to all US Artists. No photography or computer art https://client.smaterentry.com/sal Click on “Haggin Museum 58th Juried exhibition.” Under the heading “Available Shows.” Prospectus: http://www.stocktonartleague.org Juror: Dale Laitinen Inquiries: 58thhagginshow@comcast.net DEADLINE: JUNE 12, 2014 NOTE: Having trouble with http://client.smarterentry.com/sal.   PASTEL SOCIETY OF OREGON 19TH BIENNIAL NATIONAL JURIED SHOW Emerald Art Center 500 Main Street , Springfield, Oregon 97477 September 2 – 27, 2014 $5,000 cash & merchandise awards Workshop Instructor: Barbara Courtney Jaenick PSA Workshop: September 10 – 12, 2014. Prospectus Entry Form: http://www.pastelsocietyoforegon.com block.lora@gmail.com or connie@renoah.com DEADLINE: JUNE 16, 2014   THE 42ND ANNUAL OPEN JURIED EXHIBITION: ENDURING BRILLANCE September 2 – 21, 2014 National Arts Club, New York City Soft pastels onlyOver $25,000 in awards Online digital entries only Download Prospectus after February 1 (which …

ART SCENE NEWSLETTER: UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

March 15, 2014 Hello! Ah….the weekend. Wednesday, you saw the workshop for Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, now I’ve found more workshops courtesy of Arts Business Institute. Here are the lists of those upcoming workshops: ARTS & HISTORY MUSEUMS – MAITLAND, FL (NEAR ORLANDO) The Cottage at Lake Lily 701 Lily Dr. Maitland, FL April 2 & 3, 2014 http://www.artsbusinessinstitute.org/orlando-fl ARTS & BUSINESS WORKSHOP AT FLORIDA CRAFTSMEN 501 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, FL April 7 & 8, 2014 http://www.artsbusinessinstitute.org/st-petersburg-fl ARTS BUSINESS WORKSHOP AT THE COUNCIL ON CULTURE & ARTS 816 S. ML King Jr. Boulevard, Tallahassee, FL http://www.artsbusinessinstitute.org/tallahassee-fl ARTS BUSINESS WORKSHOP / CAPITOL ARTS NETWORK 12276 Wilkins Avenue, Rockville, Maryland (just outside of the nation’s capitol) May 13 & 14, 2014 http://www.artsbusinessinstitute.org/washington-dc For those who are interested in attending any of these workshops, just go to those websites and you will get all the information you need.  Deadline for the workshops in Florida is March 20.  No word about the deadline for the Washington, DC workshop. Again, if your interested, start registering now! Next week Art Scene …

ART SCENE NEWSLETTER: FLORIDA CRAFTSMEN ARTS BUSINESS WORKSHOP

March 12, 2014 Hey! Want to attend a workshop to sharpen you business skills? Well lets head to Ft. Lauderdale Florida.   ARTS BUSINESS WORKSHOP CO-SPONSORED BY THE BROWARD ART GUILD & ARTSERVE 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL March 31 – April 1, 2014 Monday, March 31 9am-9:30am: Registration 9:30am-10am: Welcome & Introduction 10am-11am: Wholesale 101 11:15am-12:30pm: Building Gallery Relationships 12:30pm-1:30pm             LUNCH BREAK 1:30pm-2pm: Panel Discussion 2pm-3pm: Pricing for Profit 3:15pm-4:15pm: Sales Strategies for Wholesale 4:15-4:30pm: Wrap Up & Dismissal Tuesday, April 1: Devoted to individual business consultations. You can pre-schedule at the time of registration, but it will be best to book early! Consultation can be booked for a fee of $30. The length of these consultation appointments are 30 minutes. You can bring your work samples, along with marketing materials that you may have. You will get feedback on collection, price points, and other information. SPEAKERS: Wendy Rosen Carolyn Edlund For more information on the workshop, go to http://www.artsbusinessinstitute.org/ft-lauderdale-fl. If your interested in attending, there is a Register Now button at …