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Jump Start Your ART! Professional Development for Artists

The Mamaroneck Artist Guild (MAG) presents a four-part series of creative tips, tools and marketing advice for emerging and established artists.

Learn real world marketing skills from successful working artists; gallerists: technical experts; marketing specialists; jurors and curators. Ask questions and gather tips and techniques to help you organize your art practice and expand your audience.

This exciting new series is open to MAG members and non-members. You can attend the entire series or just the parts that interest you. Full details and payment options are available here.

Part 1: The Artists’ Journey
Sunday, Sept. 16, 1-3pm
In this moderated panel discussion, successful local artists explain how they have navigated the market from creating to showing and selling their art and managing their careers. $30 for MAG members | $45 for non-members

Part 2: The Artists’ Toolbox
Sunday, Oct. 21, 1-3pm
Invited speakers explain steps you can take to help you develope a captivating professional package and organize your art. Topics will include, Artist’s Statements, photographing our art and art inventory. $30 for MAG members | $45 for non-members

Part 3: The Artist online
Sunday, Oct. 28, 1-3pm
Invited speakers explain how you can develop an artistic identity online and a communications platform to support your creative effort. Topics will include websites, social media, blogs and email marketing. $30 for MAG members | $45 for non-members

Part 4: The Exhibition Perspective
Saturday, Nov. 10, 1-3pm
In this moderated panel discussion, you can learn how jurors, curators and gallery owners make their decisions on which artists to exhibit. $30 for MAG members | $45 for non-members

Click here For complete details and payment options.

If you have any questions, please emal, [email protected] or call 914.834.1117

Details

Deadline 9/14/2018
Deadline 2 10/19/2018
Deadline 3 10/26/2018
Deadline 4 11/9/2018
Contact Name Maria Cisneros
Contact Email [email protected]

Yonkers Pottery Studio: Internships / Work Exchange / Residencies – Ceramics, Sculpture and Clay Related

Running a successful ceramics studio is a team effort, so there are always opportunities to get involved at Yonkers Pottery. Participants contribute to the physical life cycle of the studio by dedicating time to clean and perform tasks critical to maintaining a safe and smooth-working environment for everyone’s enjoyment, as well as time to teach, monitor studio hours, help with sales, events, marketing and social media.

Internships – Experience first hand the nitty-gritty of a successful teaching community pottery studio while fulfilling your school’s internship requirements or your own personal goals.

Work Exchange – In exchange for working at the studio, you are compensated at an hourly rate to be used toward firing credits, classes or the use of our facilities, equipment and resources to further your skills and build your body of work and portfolio.

Artist Residencies – Coming Soon!

Details

Is Project Ongoing? yes
Deadline 12/31/2024
Contact Name Cori
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://yonkerspottery.com/work-opportunities

2017-18 Music Workshops for All Ages

Dennis Bell, Gold/Platinum Award winning Pianist, Producer, Composer, Conductor, Music Educator and ArtsWestchester’s 2012 Musical Artist Award winner is conducting weekly 1 hour summer and fall private workshops in midi/studio/production/recording technology, advanced contemporary piano techniques, vocal techniques, songwriting/composition and general piano skills. Workshops are held in his White Plains studio and are open to all age groups.

For more information or to make an appointment click here.

More Info about Mr. Bell:

Prolific jazz musician Dennis Bell has spent much of his career merging different cultures and musical genres to enlighten and entertain. A music educator for more than 40 years, White Plains resident, Bell has instructed students in various New York metro area schools. He is an award-winning pianist, songwriter, arranger, producer and conductor. The range of musical artists with whom he has worked encompasses rock, R&B and particularly jazz and includes renowned musicians such as U2, Lenny Kravitz, Celia Cruz, Doug E Fresh and Slick Rick, Dave Valentin, New Voices of Freedom, Lynette Washington, Tom Browne, Billy Preston, Larry Rosen and Dave Grusin among many others.

Bell spent over 30 years teaching music and music technology in the NYC School system, including LaGuardia HS of Music & Art and the Performing Arts in Manhattan (his Alma Mater) and was the long time conductor of the award winning Bronx Borough-Wide JHS Chorus. Bell was an Adjunct Professor of Music & Music Technology at Mercy College in White Plains.

Bell’s compositions for Modern Dance have been performed at Ailey II, River North Dance Chicago, Sacramento Ballet, Steffi Nossen School, Ballet Austin, the 92nd Street Y among many others. He was recently honored with a grant from the American Music Center’s Live Music Dance for a composition “Remembrance” written for String Quartet and Piano which was recently premiered at the Baruch Performing Arts Center by his daughter’s modern dance ensemble Sidra Bell Dance NY. The String Quartet featured players from the Purchase College Music Conservatory’s Graduate School.

The Grammy Committee has recognized Bell many times with pre-nominations for his production work, most recently for his work on the jazz album Kaleidoscope, performed by the accomplished New York jazz singer—and Bell’s sister-in-law—Lynette Washington. He and Washington have performed together at several Westchester venues in Yonkers, Mount Vernon and White Plains.

Details

Is Project Ongoing? yes
Contact Name Dennis Bell
Contact Email [email protected]