Professional Practices for Artists

Summer 2022 First Session
Olympia
Evening
Freshman - Senior
Class Size: 25
2 Credits per quarter
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This is a course that examines practical applications of presentation, documentation, business skills, and career planning specific to being a working artist. It provides a foundation of practical information to assist art students in building a successful career. The course consists of lectures, discussions, readings, presentations, and demonstrations. We will cover artist resumes, artist statements, grants, artist residencies, and graduate school applications. We will discuss taxes for artists, working with galleries and museums, websites, and promoting and documenting your artwork. The class will spend a significant amount of time discussing types of art/media venues and the appropriate contexts for different types of work.

A strong body of artwork and dedication to practice is encouraged, though not required.

Our work will be conducted remotely using both Canvas and Zoom. Students can expect our remote teaching to be around 2 hours of remote meeting per week and 4-5 hours of asynchronous coursework/independent work time per week. I will offer alternative assignments and ways of participating if conditions or illness prevent students from accessing our synchronous meetings, which will allow students to earn comparable credit.

Registration

Summer 2022 Registration

Course Reference Numbers

Fr - Sr First Session (2): 40042

Academic details

Credits
2
Maximum Enrollment
25
Class Standing
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior

Schedule

Time Offered
Evening
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First Meeting

Remote/Online
Location
Olympia