La. Artworks Career Workshops, Oct. 23-25


The Professional Career Workshop For Artists (PCWA) is a three-day event which allows artists to meet with arts professionals from Louisiana and around the country for career guidance. Get answers and advice from the experts, as well as the chance to have your portfolio or laptop presentation reviewed. The target audience for this weekend is mid-career and emerging artists. Only $5.00 per day!

Friday, October 23, 2009: 3:00pm—9:00pm
Saturday, October 24, 2009: 10:00am–6:00pm
Sunday, October 25, 2009: 10:00am—5:00pm
Here: 725 Howard Ave. NO La

Be there for ArtStar, a networking party and open studio tour of Louisiana ArtWorks for all workshop participants AND the General Public, Saturday night, October 24 from 8:00pm—11:00pm. FREE!!

Expanded One-on-One Portfolio Reviews—Three sessions, one each day of the weekend. Pre-registration is required to participate in Portfolio Reviews. Please call the Louisiana ArtWorks office to register beginning Monday, October 19 at 11am.

Panelists include: Karen Atkinson, CalArts; Sean Elwood, Creative Capital; Gregory Volk, Art In America; Arthur Roger, Arthur Roger Gallery; Caitlin Strokosch, Alliance of Artists Communities; Herb Tam, Exit Art; Mark Dennis, Artist; Peter Frank, Riverside Art Museum; Ann Russo, Louisiana Division of the Arts; Tony Fitzpatrick, Artist; Joe Amrhein, Pierogi; and many others.

Workshop Topics include: Residencies for Artists; Managing an International Career; What is Current; Strengthening Your Portfolio; Established Artists Without Art School Degrees; Pricing Art; Time Management; Career Planning; Artists Contracts.

Advance Registration is required for Portfolio Reviews ONLY. Registration begins Monday, October 19th at 11am on a first come/first served basis. To register call 504-571-7373

To arrange an interview or photo shoot, please call Karen Louise Crain at 504-571-7373, or 504-723-6593, email her at klcrain@louisianaartworks.org.