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College Art Association: professional development workshop in Lafayette, May 6-8

The College Art Association has selected the Louisiana Crafts Guild to present one of CAA’s National Professional Development Workshops. The workshops focus on supporting visual artists in underserved areas, and are sustained by a generous two-year grant from the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation.

May 6 (12:00 noon–5:00 pm), May 7 (8:00 am–5:00 pm) and May 8 (10:00 am–6:00 pm)
At the Science Museum (formerly Natural History Museum) in Lafayette.

May 6, billed as a “maintenance day” provides the opportunity for artists to receive professional photographs of their artwork as part of the workshop. To schedule an appointment for photography or website updates (only 50 are available), please contact Kimberly Jones at San Souci Gallery, 337-266-7999.

On May 7 and 8, the workshop will provide professional-development seminars filled with career-building skills for visual artists, including valuable information, tools, tips, resources, best practices, and networking.

Light breakfasts and lunch are also included. A post-workshop reception takes place on Friday, May 7 (5:00–7:00 pm).

Please contact Susan Schear, CAA National Workshop Project Consultant, at for details, with any questions. Registration for the workshop is limited to 150. Guild members, Students and Seniors’ two-day investment is $30. The investment is $40 for all others. Stipends are available; please contact Susan Schear at 973 482-1000.

Contact Name: Susan Schear Contact Phone: 337-266-7999 Contact E-mail: Event Address: Sans Souci Gallery, 219 East Vermilion Street, Lafayette, LA Event Location: Lafayette, Louisiana