UPCOMING CONVENINGS

Art Writing for Artists with Robin Cembalest

DATE
September 22, 2021

TIME
2pm-4pm via Zoom

 

With texts for websites, social media, grant applications, and e-mail lists, artists are often challenged to write about their own work. Former ARTnews editor and editorial strategist Robin Cembalest offers tips for describing your art, from materials and process to intention and meaning. Using examples from Instagram, artist statements, and promotional materials, she’ll empower participants to improve their language and messaging across digital and editorial platforms. Class includes presentation and Q&A. 

Creating Your "About" Blurb with Robin Cembalest

DATE
September 29, 2021

TIME
2pm-4pm via Zoom

 

Every artist needs a paragraph (or two) describing who they are and what they do. How do you condense your identity and practice to 200 words? This class will show you how. Former ARTnews editor and editorial strategist Robin Cembalest will share examples and templates to help you describe who you are and what you do in expressive, accessible language. Class includes presentation and Q&A.

Best Practices 2: Photographing Your Art with Anthony Alvarez + Colleen O'Neal

DATE
October 27, 2021

TIME
5pm-7pm via Zoom

 

This Best Practices workshop is the follow-up the introductory workshop on May 19th. It is designed for advanced photographers and artists who are ready to take the next step in learning the best practices for professionally documenting their artwork. The webinar will dive deep into professional techniques used for photographing artwork with artificial light in a studio setting. Anthony and Colleen will walk you through a typical studio set-up from start to finish, and discuss software and techniques used in post-production in depth. This workshop is designed for intermediate and advanced photographers, it is not designed for phone camera users or novice photographers. We highly recommend having your camera and manual accessible during the workshop.

PAST CONVENINGS

2020 CONVENINGS

2019 CONVENINGS

NOVEMBER 14: Artist & Creative’s Health & Wellness Initiative

OCTOBER 16: Artist & Creative’s Health & Wellness Initiative

OCTOBER 8: Legacy Lives On

NWWW: Newark Women’s Writers Workshop

AUGUST 21: FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT WITH LISC

JULY 27-28: LPMF Sustainable Health & Wellness Village

JULY 14: How to make a living as an artist, creative, or musician

MARCH 7: HEALTH & WELLNESS

In alignment with our organizational commitment to enhance and strengthen the vitality of the Newark arts creative community through personal and professional development programming, Newark Arts will coordinate and host a series of convenings for members of the arts and culture sector, addressing some of their most pressing concerns.

At each 2 hour convening, we will

  • Identify opportunities, barriers and challenges on a particular topic
  • Develop recommendations and discuss how to move them into action
  • Build and strengthen relationships amongst participants
If you’re interested in submitting an idea for a convening follow the button below.

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