Friday, September 30, 2011

Professional Practices "Boot Camp"

The Alumni Association is excited to offer you a
with Sharon Louden
NOVEMBER 12-13, 2011
Saturday & Sunday, 10am – 5pm
$50 – for Academy Alumni

This Professional Practices Weekend “Boot Camp” will provide the tools and skills to fit the pieces together – helping you make a living as a professional artist.
  • establishing reachable goals
  • free Resource Guide from Sharon Louden
  • mailing lists and networking opportunities
  • putting together a good portfolio
  • different types of presentation packages
  • what a good studio visit is and how to perform it
  • how to establish a relationship with a gallery
  • how to make a living without a dealer
Do you have a puzzling inquiry? Let us know! Email, and Sharon will work it into the workshop!

If you’ve already gone through Sharon’s “Boot Camp,” do it again. Every session will strengthen you!

LIMITED TO 30 persons. The first 30 people to email will reserve their spot. Others will be placed on a waiting list in the order in which their reply was received. You will be notified of your status – payment by check due immediately after notification, and before Friday, October 28.

Please send payment to AANYAA c/o New York Academy of Art, 111 Franklin St, NY 10013
Because of the popularity of this workshop, if payment is not received by October 28, 2011 your spot will be made available to the next person on the waiting list.

This workshop is also open to the public, so feel free to invite a friend! (Non-Academy Alums $70)

Sharon M. Louden is a full-time practicing, professional artist who lives and works in New York. Ms. Louden holds a B.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an MFA from Yale University, School of Art. Louden's work is held in major public and private collections throughout the United States, Asia and Europe, including the Neuberger Museum of Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, National Gallery of Art, Arkansas Arts Center, Yale University Art Gallery, Weatherspoon Art Museum, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, among others.

Sharon Louden has also taught studio and professional practice classes students of all levels in colleges and universities throughout the United States. Louden has lectured and taught at numerous venues including Kansas City Art Institute, College of Saint Rose, Massachusetts College of Art, Maryland Institute College of Art, and Tyler School of Art. For the past 3 years Sharon was teaching the Theory, Practice and Career course at the New School/Parsons in New York City.
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