Writing an Artist Statement
Artist Trust Workshop
(open for artists of all disciplines at all career stages)
Date: Saturday, February 3
Time: 11 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Cost: Free, RSVP required, and space is limited.
Artist & Craftsman Supply Tacoma
616 St Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402
Artist statements are hard to write, but they’re an important tool for artists working in any discipline. In this workshop, you’ll learn the basics of writing successful artist statements and create your own. By the end of the workshop, you’ll have a solid statement to use for grant, residency, or fellowship applications, on your website, and/or in your portfolio.
- Artist statement essentials
- When you might need an artist statement
- How to explain your work and creative aspirations in writing
- Strong artist statement to use for presenting your work
Thanks to Artist & Craftsman Supply Tacoma for hosting this event.
This event is SOLD OUT. Artist Trust invites you to join the waiting list for the next opportunity by emailing Zach Frimmel with the date and title of this workshop.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
As the Program Manager at Artist Trust, Katy develops responsive programming that supports Washington state artists in their creative and professional endeavors.
Prior to Artist Trust, Katy was a Client Manager at Shunpike where she was the point of contact for 85 fiscally sponsored arts organizations, managed Shunpike’s Arts Business Clinic program, and represented the organization at the Racial Equity Cohort through the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture. Prior to moving to Seattle, Katy worked with a startup nonprofit dedicated to advocating for the arts and cultural communities across Massachusetts. Katy is a recent graduate of the Seattle University MFA in Arts Leadership program and holds a degree in theatre from the College of Holy Cross.