Friday’s professional development session will feature three presenters each presenting for 15 – 20-minutes on a specific topic. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions at the end of the session. Included with registration is access to a PDF workbook that will include helpful resources and templates shared by each presenter, and a recording of that day’s session.
•Proposing an Article with Ken Burton, Senior Editor of Woodcraft Magazine
Breaking into Magazine Publishing: How to prepare a pitch for a magazine article ( What magazines are looking for, Focusing a topic, Preparing Materials, What to expect when working with an editor, But what if I can’t write very well? How much will I be paid?)
•How to Approach a Gallery with Jordan Ahlers of Momentum Gallery
We will discuss how to determine if a gallery is the right venue for your work, how an artist should approach a gallery to inquire about representation, what materials artists should prepare, things to do, things to avoid, what a gallery looks for when considering new artists, and what to expect from the artist/gallery relationship. There will also be opportunities to ask questions.
•How to Apply for Jobs or Apprenticeships at a Furniture Company with Jacob Marks of SKRAM design