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Kristy Kún: How I Make a Living as an Artist
February 4, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
ARTISTS: Join us on Monday, February 4, from 5:30-7:00 PM and hear from one of our current exhibiting artists, Kristy Kún. Learn how she makes her living as an artist and what her days look like. On Feb. 13 we’ll hear from our other exhibiting artist, Pete Goldlust! Don’t miss these talks!
These are just a few of the topics to be discussed as we explore the business of art. Learn first hand how to be more a more successful artist.
Remember – It’s OK for an artist to be financially successful!
$5 Suggested Donation
Kún forged her artistic mettle apprenticing as a woodworker and upholsterer during her early twenties. Dedicating thirteen years to building mortise and tenon constructed furniture from reclaimed wood, her respect for materials and craftsmanship in their reverential structure, is planted deep.
Ten years ago Kristy began the transition from wood to wool. The change in materials fostered a change in lifestyle; A quieter environment with materials that require more gentle and personal attention, rather than tools and industrial equipment. She operated a handful of studios and businesses over these years, each becoming a treasured place to foster ideas, share materials and techniques, and host local and international instructors in a variety of industrial and textile arts. “I’ve taken this time to work slowly through my own ideas, learn from others, and develop a sustainable practice of my own in felt making.”