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Statewide Arts Events

Events across the state for artists and arts enthusiasts. Click here for upcoming Artist Trust career training events.

September 2016

  1. ArtWalla’s fourth annual ArtSquared will bring artists and art lovers together for a fun and exciting 3-day visual art event in Walla Walla! Featuring nearly a thousand 6X6" works of art, each attractively priced at $36, ArtSquared will benefit arts education in the Walla Walla Valley.

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October 2016

  1. Artist statements and resumes are hard to write, but they are an important way of explaining who you are as an artist. In this workshop, led by artist and designer Ginelle Hustrulid, you'll look at examples of successful artist statements and resumes from artists of all disciplines and then revise your own. You'll leave with solid drafts of a statement and resume to use when applying for grants and residencies and as part of your website or portfolio.

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  2. Tacoma’s 15th annual Tacoma Arts Month is this October! Enjoy hundreds of community-hosted arts and culture events, exhibits, and workshops all month long, many of which are free and family-friendly. From music to dance, theater to visual art, literary readings to cultural events, we have you covered. Come explore what’s happening in Tacoma!

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  3. Join the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council for an art-filled day of fun! Watch professional artists live sketch, try out new artistic mediums at the Experimentation Stations, and complete a Sketchcrawl passport for a prize at this FREE and awesome event.

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  4. Artist Consultant Miriam Works will guide artists through their elevator speech and artist bio so they know how to articulately talk about themselves and their artwork. There will also be time for a handful of participants to be reviewed by the group. Participants should bring: - 3 copies of your elevator speech - 3 copies of your artist bio

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  5. Sign up for all 4 Night School Workshops in Seattle, and save $20! October 5: How to Talk about Yourself and Your Artwork with Miriam Works October 12: Building an Artist Website with Ryan Feddersen October 19: How to Be an Artist in the Age of Social Media with Natasha Marin October 26: Writing Your Artist Statement with Michelle de la Vega

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  6. Performances and Exhibits
    6X6NW

    An exhibition of miniature artworks to benefit the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council

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  7. Having your artwork judged by others undoubtedly puts many artists in uncomfortable and vulnerable positions. This seminar will examine the latest research and practices of managing performance anxiety by applying lessons used by classical music students and professionals alike. Art in every form requires a confident artist to advocate for its value and importance. Dr. Kate MacKenzie is a professional musician and musicologist who specializes in understanding performance anxiety in its many complex forms. This seminar will also include a group discussion that will be open for questions and concerns.

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  8. n this 2-hour workshop, you will create a portfolio-based website that is simple to customize and easy to update! Artist and media professional Ryan Feddersen will walk you through the creation of a website using Squarespace, covering the basics and making room for personalization while you follow along. You will leave the workshop with a custom website with pages for standard content including a gallery, a news feed, and artist information. Websites will be mobile-friendly and will link with social media. There will even be an opportunity to purchase hosting or domain services from Squarespace directly! This class is formatted for artists with little or no experience with web design who wish to create a straightforward and attractive website showcasing their work.

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  9. Please join The Art Spirit Gallery as we celebrate 64 new works by two well-known regional artists, Michael Horswill and Allie Kurtz Vogt. The opening reception and ArtWalk will be held Friday, October 14 from 5-8 pm. Meet the featured artists and enjoy a lively evening of fine art, fine dining and good friends in downtown Coeur d’Alene. Everyone is welcome!

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  10. You are invited inside the working studios of 57 local artists to learn about the artistic process, ask questions, and purchase one-of-a-kind creations. All studios will feature demonstrations or will have hands-on activities for visitors. This family friendly and free self-guided tour runs October 15 & 16, 11 am - 5 pm.

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  11. Being an artist isn't just about making work anymore - its about having something to say about yourself, your work, and the world. In this workshop led by Natasha Marin, writer, conceptual artist, and creator of the Reparations website, you'll discuss the components of a strong social media presence, the best platforms for your work and your message, and strategies for creating a compelling voice and then what to do when the trolls come trolling.

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  12. A day long festival celebrating the ukulele as well as other stringed instruments, and the people who create music with them, encouraging a true sense of community among musicians, participants and audience. Beginning and skill-enhancement workshops will be offered throughout the day at the Kitsap Conference Center, culminating with a concert at the Admiral Theatre in the evening.

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  13. Oct 22-23 2016 Northwest Carvers Association 36th “Artistry in Wood” Annual Juried Show & Sale in it's new location at the Waller Road Grange, 2708 64th St. East, Tacoma, WA 98404. $7 ticket is good for 2 days. Children 12 and under free. Contact David Thompson 253.732-6957 dthompson695@live.com or Bob Harkness 253-833-4626 www.woodcarvers.org/home.htm for more information. Mail-in entries are accepted

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  14. Artist statements are hard to write, but they are an important way of explaining who you are as an artist. In this workshop, led by multi-discipline artist and Artist Trust Fellowship recipient Michelle de la Vega, you'll look at examples of successful artist statements from artists of all disciplines and then revise your own. You'll leave with a solid draft of a statement to use when applying for grants and residencies and as part of your website or portfolio.

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