Monday, February 18, 5:30-7pm

ARTISTS! – This is the LAST lecture in this series! Learn from our very own Cynthia Spencer, how to market your art and better practices for keeping up with marketing.

$5 Suggested Donation

We’ll Cover:
– Putting the Starving Artist Myth to Rest
– Setting achievable Goals and Strategies that Work for me
– Finding your Market – Who purchases from me? What makes my work unique?
– 21st Century Business Cards
– Data is your friend – Keeping good business records
– Importance of community

///Cynthia Spencer sold her ceramic work in galleries across the United States, was an active member in the Willamette Ceramics Guild and Oregon Potters Association, and a pottery instructor for Linn-Benton Community College for over fifteen years. In 2003 she became the Director of Corvallis Fall Festival where she served 9 years before becoming the Director of The Arts Center in 2014. While at the festival she began facilitating 10-week artist marketing support groups to encourage artists to think about marketing as an extension of their creativity in the studio rather than a chore.

This lecture is part of the Artist Accelerator Program and Artist Residencies. The Artist Accelerator Program receives support from the Literary Arts Fund of The Arts Center’s Endowment Fund, James F and Marion L Miller Foundation, and The Oregon Cultural Trust, supporting 1,563 non-profit arts organizations.miller foundation logo

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Thursday, January 10, 12-1 pm

Resident Artists Justin Lodge, Tara Robinson, Kimberly Long and peer mentor Claire Elam are open for questions about their residencies in The Arts Center studios.

FMI:  https://theartscenter.net/residency/

Classes/Workshops:

Teri Robertson has been a professional cartoonist for 32 years. She teaches drawing and cartooning, and has extensive experience teaching in classrooms across western Oregon.

Teri is a certified elementary school teacher and has been a teaching artist for over a decade. 

Profile:

Teri’s work has appeared on greeting cards, book covers, coloring books, animated films, and promotional materials. Her single-panel cartoon, Paper Thin, runs in newspapers and magazines nationwide. Teri has a BA in art and an MA in both humanities and teaching. 

“Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us.”– Calvin and Hobbes

 

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