Artist Survival Kit Workshops

The Artist Survival Kit (ASK) offers professional development for Oklahoma artists. ASK provides artists with the necessary information to succeed in their careers and build a sense of community among diverse artists from across the state.

 

  • Artist Survival Kit Workshop: Art Speak (Norman)
    Sep 13th 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    MAINSITE Contemporary Art, Norman
    Talking about your artwork and project may be one of your most difficult challenges, and if it is, this is the workshop for you!  Take part in a critique (bring one of your recent works or a work in progress), and then learn public speaking tips for how to prepare yourself for quick explanations about...
  • Artist Survival Kit Workshop: Career Choices – The Gallery Path (Tulsa)
    Oct 11th 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Zarrow Center for Arts & Education, Tulsa
    Learn from a gallery owner, a successful gallery artist, and a marketing professional during this afternoon workshop.  Hear secrets to marketing success, important professional tips on how to make the gallery circuit part of your art career, and more.   Participants will also learn how to make a pitch, and how to approach prospective galleries. Speakers...

 

Scholarships are available for Artist Survival Kit workshops. Email us for details.

Artist INC Live Oklahoma City is a cutting-edge training program that addresses the specific business needs and challenges of artists. Limited to 25 participants, artists gather once a week for eight weeks to learn business skills specific to their art practice and apply those skills cooperatively with their peers.

Through mentorship, expert presentations, and peer networks artists gain:

  • Tools and skills in arts planning, marketing, finance, law and technology;
  • An increased knowledge of and ability to access local and national art business resources;
  • A strategic artist’s plan for pursuing, marketing and sustaining their art; and
  • A long-term network of cross-discipline, diverse artists to provide peer learning and support into the future.

Artist INC Live is open to any artist of any discipline, from emerging to established.

Congratulations to the artists selected to participate in Artist INC OKC 2014!
Brent Alexander, Oklahoma City, Mixed Media
Narciso Argüelles, Edmond, Photography & Installation
Kelly Barber Rogers, Oklahoma City, Mixed Media
Randall Barnes, Midwest City, Painting
Nick Bayer, Piedmont, Painting
Eric Bloemers, Yukon, Photography
Erica Bonavida, Edmond, Painting
Arsenios Corbishley, Oklahoma City, Violin Maker
Monty Harper, Stillwater, Music
Skip Hill, Norman, Painting/Mixed Media
Brian Landreth, Midwest City, Painting
Patta LT, Norman, Fiber & Silk Painting
Lori Lyon, Oklahoma City, Music
Leigh Martin, Oklahoma City, Fiber, Installation & Photography
Cindy Mason, Oklahoma City, Painting
Beatriz Mayorca, Oklahoma City, Sculpture & Painting
Kiona Millirons, Oklahoma City, Mixed Media
Christie Owen, Edmond, Sculpture
Kim Pagonis, Oklahoma City, Painting
Julie Plant, Oklahoma City, Painting
Karen Rose, Edmond, Fiber & Silk Painting
Valerie Sharp, Edmond, Painting & Theatre
Craig Swan, Norman, Sculpture
Angela Westerman, Edmond, Painting
Nicki Wood, Ardmore, Sculpture

TIMELINE
June 2, 2014, 5 pm: Artist Application Deadline
July 18, 2014: Applicant Notifications
September 30-November 18, 2014: Seminar held weekly, Tuesday nights, 6-9 pm at Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, 3000 General Pershing Blvd, Oklahoma City, OK 73107.

Presented as a collaboration of the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, Oklahoma Arts Council, Artist INC, Norman Arts Council, Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, Oklahoma Film & Music Office and the City of Oklahoma City Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, with support from the Mid-America Arts Alliance.

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