Professional Development Resource Roundup | July 12, 2016

The latest news, upcoming events, helpful tips, and critical conversations about artists' careers from all around the web.
Photo: Randy Olson

Building an Audience for Your Creative Practice: Connecting with Curators, Writers, and Collectors (Chicago Artists Coalition)

At this July 11th workshop, collaborative artists Alejandro Figueredo Diaz-Perera and Cara Megan Lewis will lead a discussion about proactive ways that artists can develop enhanced visibility for their creative practices. Panelists include: Robert Mollers (Contemporary Art Collector & Patron), Kate Sierzputowski (Arts Writer & Curator for INSIDE/WITHIN, Hyperallergic, Colossal, and the Chicago Reader), and Julie Rodrigues Widholm (Director and Chief Curator of DePaul Art Museum). Advance registration is available online.

Make Art Anywhere: Upcoming Residency Opportunities (Creative Capital)

Upcoming deadlines for residencies in Barcelona, Texas, Rome, Hong King, NYC, and more!

This Man Planned the Most Efficient U.S. Road Trip of All Time (Travel + Leisure)

It’s summertime. Get out there and explore!

Nonprofit and Tax Exemption Workshop (Lawyers for the Creative Arts)

LCA is offering a workshop at their Chicago office on Wednesday, July 13. Advance registration is available online.

Why You Should Aim for 100 Rejections a Year (Literary Hub)

Author Kim Liao sets annual rejection goals and thinks you should, too.

Building Up to Emerging: Tips for Applying to Fellowships, Residencies, and Workshops (Women Who Submit Lit)

Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo takes a more restrained approach, and offers her best tips for creating competitive applications (applicable to all disciplines).

An Artist’s Guide to Student Loans & Financial Self-Advocacy (Gallery 400)

University of Chicago – Illinois’ Gallery 400 will host a free workshop on Saturday, July 30 with NYC-based Artists Financial Support Group.

500 Plates - A toolkit for planning a community meal (Creative Exchange)

Minneapolis’ Springboard for the Arts offers a free toolkit for creating community meals.

Pass It On: 6 Tips to Conduct a Great Studio Visit (Creative Capital)

Curator Arden Sherman shares her insights on studio visits on the Creative Capital blog. Don’t forget the snacks!

Have a resource to share? Email us at fieldwork@chicagoartistscoalition.org.

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Published by Penny Duff on Tue, 07/12/2016 - 9:16am
Updated on Wed, 08/10/2016 - 10:50am