Interdisciplinary. Community. Advocacy. Humor.
Time: November 10, 2009 from 8am to 6:30pm
Location: Society for Contemporary Craft
Street: 2100 Smallman St
City/Town: Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Website or Map: http://www.contemporarycraft.…
Phone: 412-261-7003 ext. 26
Event Type: career, development, workshop
Organized By: Society for Contemporary Craft
Latest Activity: Oct 30, 2009
The next CAA National Career Development Workshop, entitled “Artists & Communities: Hybrid & Hyphenated,” will take place at the Society for Contemporary Craft (SCC) on November 10, 2009, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The workshop, held from 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM with a postworkshop gathering for networking, is a collaboration between CAA and SCC.
After morning registration and a light breakfast, the workshop will be introduced by Susan Schear, CAA national workshop project consultant. Topics for the day will cover networking, artist and digital communities, crafting an art career, community resources, and practical business application. Lunch will be provided, and a tour of the exhibition, Transformation7: Contemporary Works in Wood, will take place.
Workshop presenters include Elizabeth Perry, a writer and new-media artist; Brigitte Martin, a jewelry maker; Laura Jean McLaughlin, a ceramicist; and representatives from the Lawrenceville Corporation, the Penn Avenue Arts Initiative, Braddock Redux, and the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council.
General admission is $30; $15 for students and seniors. A limited number of stipends are available—please contact Susan Schear at email@example.com. To attend the workshop, please call 412-261-7003, ext. 26, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Credit cards are accepted through PayPal at www.contemporarycraft.org. Please make checks payable to College Art Association.
CAA's National Career Development Workshops are generously supported by the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation.