Thursday, June 11, 2009

Works In Progress Symposium June 20

Works-In-Progress (WIP) is a year-long three part program at Zygote Press for professional artists to present and discuss their work, and to benefit from exchange with other artists and arts professionals in an open and productive forum. Five free WIP critique sessions took place between August 2008 - May 2009. A culminating exhibition of participants will be held on June 19, 2009 with a reception from 6-9. To conclude the yearlong program, a professional
development Symposium will take place on Saturday , June 20, 2009 and will have panelists speaking about professional practices, marketing and promotions, gallery representation, residencies and other topics related to our field.

Join us Saturday, June 20th for numerous invigorating and revealing panel discussions about experiences artists have had trying to grow and prosper in the art world. The panels will discuss pertinent issues relevant to all visual artists working within the cultural community of Northeast Ohio and beyond. Panelists* will articulate their specific experiences regarding the practice of making and marketing work, alternative and nontraditional venue options, and gallery representation and residency opportunities.

Cost: $25

Register: please call 216.621.2900

Registration Deadline: June 13th

Accessibilty: Both panel locations ADA accessible

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The symposium kicks off at Zygote Press at 9:30 for coffee and welcoming remarks. The morning panels at 10:30 occur simultaneously** at Zygote Press and the Wooltex Gallery. Lunch break*** is at 12:00. The afternoon panels at 1:00 occur simultaneously at Zygote Press and the Wooltex Gallery. The final panel will be held at Zygote Press at 3:00 followed by a program wrap-up party at 4:30. Bring your business cards to exchange at the networking party.

*Visit for panelist bios.

**Choose to attend the panel(s) you are most interested in for both morning + afternoon sessions.

***BYOL: Bring a brown bag lunch; Zygote will have several drink options available. Or pick up something at Artefino, which is adjacent to the Wooltex Gallery [].