NORWALK, Conn. -- Several local arts groups are teaming up to offer new career strategies for visual artists in Fairfield and Norwalk.
The Arts Council of Greater New Haven, Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County, Greater Hartford Arts Council with the support of the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation. will present Make.Art.Work., according to a press release. The program is a "comprehensive professional practice program for visual artists" in Connecticut and will launch its second season Monday, according to the release.
Creative Career Coach and author of Soul Proprietor Jane Pollak, who received recognition for her teachings in the first year of the Make.Art.Work. program, is back to kick-off the second series with her workshop: Goal Setting & Career Planning for Visual Artists, according to the release.
"Artists attending this first workshop lead by Ms. Pollak, can expect to learn the art of setting SMART goals (specific, measurable/meaningful, attainable, relevant, timely) to create meaningful career results," representatives said in the press release.
The workshops are set for 6 p.m. Monday at the University of New Haven, Saw Mill Campus; 6 p.m. Oct. 30 at Fairfield University, Bellarmine Museum; and 6 p.m. Nov. 12 at The Mark Twain House and Museum, Hartford, according to the release.
"A unique opportunity available to visual artists only through the Make.Art.Work. professional developments series is 'Cohort Membership,'" according to the release. "Artists who join the program as a Cohort member will receive access to six evening workshops in Fairfield, New Haven or Hartford, the Super Saturday workshop in Bridgeport, 3 small group-coaching sessions, a workbook, and additional networking."
Cohort membership costs $225 for the entire package. Artists can register for all of the programs at the Make.Art.Work. website.