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Make / ART / Work | Confluence Gallery and Art Center, Twisp

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https://confluencegallery.com/programs/make-art-work/
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Confluence Gallery and Art Center
104 Glover St in Twisp, WA

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https://confluencegallery.com/programs/make-art-work/
Event Fee

$0-45

Event Information

Make / ART / Work is a day-long professional development conference for Okanogan County artists of all disciplines at a sliding scale participation fee $0-45.

Sessions are taught by local and regional art professionals including: Artist Trust, ArtsWA, Methow Arts Alliance, Confluence Gallery, and more at venues in Twisp, WA.

Tickets and Registration at BrownPaperTickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2813204

April 1, 2017 9am – 6pm
Make / ART / Work schedule:

9:00 – 9:30am Registration/Check In @ Confluence Gallery 104 Glover St Twisp, WA

10am – 11am Professional Presentation (artist statements, CVs, and resume) with Jenny Hyde of Artist Trust

11:15 – 12:15pm Understanding the Landscape of the Pacific NW Arts Industry: A panel of art professionals facilitated by Perri Howard

12:15 – 1:15 pm Lunch Break and tour of TwispWorks - Buy a pre-ordered box lunch with your tickets or bring your own.

1:15 - 2:15pm Teaching Artists Training Lab with Lisa Jaret and Natasha Ransom of ArtsWA
Are you a teaching artist, or an artist interested in developing skills as an educator in K-12 classrooms? Come and learn about the Washington State Teaching Artist Training Lab (TAT Lab), an eight-month professional development program for teaching artists working in all artistic disciplines, in all parts of Washington State, with a focus on supporting arts education as part of basic education. This session will include a mix of presentation about the program and the application process, as well as on-your-feet participation in a mini TAT Lab lesson. You’ll also have the opportunity to hear from past participants.

2:45 – 3:45 How to Apply for an Artist Call with Katy Hannigan of Artist Trust
In this workshop led by Katy Hannigan, artist liaison at Artist Trust, you’ll learn about funding opportunities, the ins and outs of applying for grants or calls for artists, and tips that will make your next application stand out.

3:45 – 4:00pm Coffee Break @ Confluence Gallery

4:00 – 5:00 pm 99 Ways to Market Yourself Online with Amanda Jackson Mott of Methow Arts Alliance
In this fun and informative workshop you’ll learn how to effectively navigate the online marketing world and optimize your presence through social media. Facebook, Instagram and free artist pages will be explored. No matter the discipline, you’ll learn the basics of marketing smart and will leave with a checklist of at least 99 tips, ideas and resources. All levels are welcome.

5:00 – 6:00pm Artist Reception and Networking @ Confluence Gallery

6:30 – 9pm Art Got Me Here (powered by PechaKucha) performance @ MercPlayhouse

The community will be invited to join our artists for an evening reception in the gallery and a free Powered by PecheKucha performance at the Merc Playhouse that will explore Art Got Me Here.

PechaKucha 20×20 is a simple presentation format where you show 20 images, each for 20 seconds. The images advance automatically and presenters talk along to the images. There’s no “next slide” or “go back one, please” at PechaKucha Nights. The idea is to share innovative and creative ideas in a casual environment and have a lot of FUN along the way!

 

 

Presenter Bios:
Katy Hannigan is the primary point of contact for artists seeking support and information from Artist Trust. She answers questions, assists in research, and cultivates relationships with artists and communities across the state. Prior to Artist Trust, Katy has worked at Shunpike, where she was the point of contact for 85 fiscally sponsored arts organizations. She also 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 was the Program Associate at MASSCreative, a nonprofit dedicated to advocating for the arts and cultural communities across Massachusetts. She has a degree in Theatre from the College of Holy Cross and is currently in Seattle University’s MFA in Arts Leadership program.
Amanda Jackson Mott is the Executive Director for Methow Arts Alliance in Twisp.  Her work emphasizes cross-discipline collaboration and the utilization of arts as a driver in economic development. Amanda grew up in northern New Mexico where her parents worked hard to make a living as artists. Amanda learned at a young age the value of ART for communities small and large and the importance of marketing yourself as an artist in order to stay true to your work and pay bills. She chose to focus on Non-Profit Management and Social Work at University of Chicago where she earned her Master’s degree. Today she utilizes her skills in advocacy, art marketing and person-centered program development through her work and volunteerism. Amanda is the Vice Chair for Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA), and serves on the boards of the Icicle Fund, the Washington State Arts Alliance and the Twisp Chamber of Commerce. She is the Artist Trust Ambassador for North Central Washington. She lives in Twisp where she plays, creates and learns with her two-year old daughter Micah and husband Kraig.
Jenny Hyde is a visual / media / interdisciplinary artist from Spokane and teaches professional practices for artists. You can see her work and read more about her here: http://jennyhyde.com/
Lisa Jaret is currently in her 12th year as the Arts in Education Program Manager for the Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA). Since 2005, she has developed and managed a variety of programs in support of K-12 arts education, including grants, rosters, research and evaluation initiatives, Poetry Out Loud, and the Washington State Teaching Artist Training Lab (TAT Lab). She is passionate about the connections between arts learning, cognitive development, and overall student success. Lisa previously managed education programs at Seattle Children’s Theatre. She earned an undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Masters in Non-Profit Leadership from Seattle University.
Natasha Ransom is a program manager, arts administrator, and teaching artist based in Seattle. She has worked with arts organizations, schools, and theatres throughout Washington State, including ArtsEd Washington, Book-It Repertory Theatre, Seattle Children’s Theatre, Youth Theatre Northwest, and Jet City Improv. Ransom has a BA in Theatre from Santa Clara University, and received her teaching artist training through Seattle Children’s Theatre and the Washington State Teaching Artist Training Lab. Specialties include developing and sustaining programs, curriculum and assessment design, and professional development for teaching artists and classroom teachers. Ransom currently works as Outreach Manager for the Teaching Artist Training Lab and Interim Outreach Manager for Seattle Children’s Theatre.
Perri Howard is an artist whose work includes painting, drawing, sculpture, and sound. Her studio work and public art explores the relationship between human perception and sense of place. Perri is a nationally recognized artist and past vice chair of the Seattle Arts Commission and past chair of the Public Art Advisory Committee for the City of Seattle. Her work has been showcased in galleries and in outdoor exhibits nationwide.


April 1, 2017 9am – 6pm
Make / ART / Work schedule:
9:00 – 9:30am Registration/Check In @ Confluence Gallery 104 Glover St Twisp, WA
10am – 11am Professional Presentation (artist statements, CVs, and resume) with Jenny Hyde of Artist Trust
11:15 – 12:15pm Understanding the Landscape of the Pacific NW Arts Industry: A panel of art professionals facilitated by Perri Howard
12:15 – 1:15 pm Lunch Break and tour of TwispWorks - Buy a pre-ordered box lunch with your tickets or bring your own.
1:15 - 2:15pm Teaching Artists Training Lab with Lisa Jaret and Natasha Ransom of ArtsWA
Are you a teaching artist, or an artist interested in developing skills as an educator in K-12 classrooms? Come and learn about the Washington State Teaching Artist Training Lab (TAT Lab), an eight-month professional development program for teaching artists working in all artistic disciplines, in all parts of Washington State, with a focus on supporting arts education as part of basic education. This session will include a mix of presentation about the program and the application process, as well as on-your-feet participation in a mini TAT Lab lesson. You’ll also have the opportunity to hear from past participants.
2:45 – 3:45 How to Apply for an Artist Call with Katy Hannigan of Artist Trust
In this workshop led by Katy Hannigan, artist liaison at Artist Trust, you’ll learn about funding opportunities, the ins and outs of applying for grants or calls for artists, and tips that will make your next application stand out.
3:45 – 4:00pm Coffee Break @ Confluence Gallery
4:00 – 5:00 pm 99 Ways to Market Yourself Online with Amanda Jackson Mott of Methow Arts Alliance
In this fun and informative workshop you’ll learn how to effectively navigate the online marketing world and optimize your presence through social media. Facebook, Instagram and free artist pages will be explored. No matter the discipline, you’ll learn the basics of marketing smart and will leave with a checklist of at least 99 tips, ideas and resources. All levels are welcome.
5:00 – 6:00pm Artist Reception and Networking @ Confluence Gallery
6:30 – 9pm Art Got Me Here (powered by PechaKucha) performance @ MercPlayhouse
The community will be invited to join our artists for an evening reception in the gallery and a free Powered by PecheKucha performance at the Merc Playhouse that will explore Art Got Me Here.
PechaKucha 20×20 is a simple presentation format where you show 20 images, each for 20 seconds. The images advance automatically and presenters talk along to the images. There’s no “next slide” or “go back one, please” at PechaKucha Nights. The idea is to share innovative and creative ideas in a casual environment and have a lot of FUN along the way!


Presenter Bios:
Katy Hannigan is the primary point of contact for artists seeking support and information from Artist Trust. She answers questions, assists in research, and cultivates relationships with artists and communities across the state. Prior to Artist Trust, Katy has worked at Shunpike, where she was the point of contact for 85 fiscally sponsored arts organizations. She also 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 was the Program Associate at MASSCreative, a nonprofit dedicated to advocating for the arts and cultural communities across Massachusetts. She has a degree in Theatre from the College of Holy Cross and is currently in Seattle University’s MFA in Arts Leadership program.
Amanda Jackson Mott is the Executive Director for Methow Arts Alliance in Twisp.  Her work emphasizes cross-discipline collaboration and the utilization of arts as a driver in economic development. Amanda grew up in northern New Mexico where her parents worked hard to make a living as artists. Amanda learned at a young age the value of ART for communities small and large and the importance of marketing yourself as an artist in order to stay true to your work and pay bills. She chose to focus on Non-Profit Management and Social Work at University of Chicago where she earned her Master’s degree. Today she utilizes her skills in advocacy, art marketing and person-centered program development through her work and volunteerism. Amanda is the Vice Chair for Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA), and serves on the boards of the Icicle Fund, the Washington State Arts Alliance and the Twisp Chamber of Commerce. She is the Artist Trust Ambassador for North Central Washington. She lives in Twisp where she plays, creates and learns with her two-year old daughter Micah and husband Kraig.
Jenny Hyde is a visual / media / interdisciplinary artist from Spokane and teaches professional practices for artists. You can see her work and read more about her here: http://jennyhyde.com/
Lisa Jaret is currently in her 12th year as the Arts in Education Program Manager for the Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA). Since 2005, she has developed and managed a variety of programs in support of K-12 arts education, including grants, rosters, research and evaluation initiatives, Poetry Out Loud, and the Washington State Teaching Artist Training Lab (TAT Lab). She is passionate about the connections between arts learning, cognitive development, and overall student success. Lisa previously managed education programs at Seattle Children’s Theatre. She earned an undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Masters in Non-Profit Leadership from Seattle University.
Natasha Ransom is a program manager, arts administrator, and teaching artist based in Seattle. She has worked with arts organizations, schools, and theatres throughout Washington State, including ArtsEd Washington, Book-It Repertory Theatre, Seattle Children’s Theatre, Youth Theatre Northwest, and Jet City Improv. Ransom has a BA in Theatre from Santa Clara University, and received her teaching artist training through Seattle Children’s Theatre and the Washington State Teaching Artist Training Lab. Specialties include developing and sustaining programs, curriculum and assessment design, and professional development for teaching artists and classroom teachers. Ransom currently works as Outreach Manager for the Teaching Artist Training Lab and Interim Outreach Manager for Seattle Children’s Theatre.
Perri Howard is an artist whose work includes painting, drawing, sculpture, and sound. Her studio work and public art explores the relationship between human perception and sense of place. Perri is a nationally recognized artist and past vice chair of the Seattle Arts Commission and past chair of the Public Art Advisory Committee for the City of Seattle. Her work has been showcased in galleries and in outdoor exhibits nationwide.

April 1, 2017 9am – 6pm
Make / ART / Work schedule:
9:00 – 9:30am Registration/Check In @ Confluence Gallery 104 Glover St Twisp, WA
10am – 11am Professional Presentation (artist statements, CVs, and resume) with Jenny Hyde of Artist Trust
11:15 – 12:15pm Understanding the Landscape of the Pacific NW Arts Industry: A panel of art professionals facilitated by Perri Howard
12:15 – 1:15 pm Lunch Break and tour of TwispWorks - Buy a pre-ordered box lunch with your tickets or bring your own.
1:15 - 2:15pm Teaching Artists Training Lab with Lisa Jaret and Natasha Ransom of ArtsWA
Are you a teaching artist, or an artist interested in developing skills as an educator in K-12 classrooms? Come and learn about the Washington State Teaching Artist Training Lab (TAT Lab), an eight-month professional development program for teaching artists working in all artistic disciplines, in all parts of Washington State, with a focus on supporting arts education as part of basic education. This session will include a mix of presentation about the program and the application process, as well as on-your-feet participation in a mini TAT Lab lesson. You’ll also have the opportunity to hear from past participants.
2:45 – 3:45 How to Apply for an Artist Call with Katy Hannigan of Artist Trust
In this workshop led by Katy Hannigan, artist liaison at Artist Trust, you’ll learn about funding opportunities, the ins and outs of applying for grants or calls for artists, and tips that will make your next application stand out.
3:45 – 4:00pm Coffee Break @ Confluence Gallery
4:00 – 5:00 pm 99 Ways to Market Yourself Online with Amanda Jackson Mott of Methow Arts Alliance
In this fun and informative workshop you’ll learn how to effectively navigate the online marketing world and optimize your presence through social media. Facebook, Instagram and free artist pages will be explored. No matter the discipline, you’ll learn the basics of marketing smart and will leave with a checklist of at least 99 tips, ideas and resources. All levels are welcome.
5:00 – 6:00pm Artist Reception and Networking @ Confluence Gallery
6:30 – 9pm Art Got Me Here (powered by PechaKucha) performance @ MercPlayhouse
The community will be invited to join our artists for an evening reception in the gallery and a free Powered by PecheKucha performance at the Merc Playhouse that will explore Art Got Me Here.
PechaKucha 20×20 is a simple presentation format where you show 20 images, each for 20 seconds. The images advance automatically and presenters talk along to the images. There’s no “next slide” or “go back one, please” at PechaKucha Nights. The idea is to share innovative and creative ideas in a casual environment and have a lot of FUN along the way!


Presenter Bios:
Katy Hannigan is the primary point of contact for artists seeking support and information from Artist Trust. She answers questions, assists in research, and cultivates relationships with artists and communities across the state. Prior to Artist Trust, Katy has worked at Shunpike, where she was the point of contact for 85 fiscally sponsored arts organizations. She also 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 was the Program Associate at MASSCreative, a nonprofit dedicated to advocating for the arts and cultural communities across Massachusetts. She has a degree in Theatre from the College of Holy Cross and is currently in Seattle University’s MFA in Arts Leadership program.
Amanda Jackson Mott is the Executive Director for Methow Arts Alliance in Twisp.  Her work emphasizes cross-discipline collaboration and the utilization of arts as a driver in economic development. Amanda grew up in northern New Mexico where her parents worked hard to make a living as artists. Amanda learned at a young age the value of ART for communities small and large and the importance of marketing yourself as an artist in order to stay true to your work and pay bills. She chose to focus on Non-Profit Management and Social Work at University of Chicago where she earned her Master’s degree. Today she utilizes her skills in advocacy, art marketing and person-centered program development through her work and volunteerism. Amanda is the Vice Chair for Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA), and serves on the boards of the Icicle Fund, the Washington State Arts Alliance and the Twisp Chamber of Commerce. She is the Artist Trust Ambassador for North Central Washington. She lives in Twisp where she plays, creates and learns with her two-year old daughter Micah and husband Kraig.
Jenny Hyde is a visual / media / interdisciplinary artist from Spokane and teaches professional practices for artists. You can see her work and read more about her here: http://jennyhyde.com/
Lisa Jaret is currently in her 12th year as the Arts in Education Program Manager for the Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA). Since 2005, she has developed and managed a variety of programs in support of K-12 arts education, including grants, rosters, research and evaluation initiatives, Poetry Out Loud, and the Washington State Teaching Artist Training Lab (TAT Lab). She is passionate about the connections between arts learning, cognitive development, and overall student success. Lisa previously managed education programs at Seattle Children’s Theatre. She earned an undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Masters in Non-Profit Leadership from Seattle University.
Natasha Ransom is a program manager, arts administrator, and teaching artist based in Seattle. She has worked with arts organizations, schools, and theatres throughout Washington State, including ArtsEd Washington, Book-It Repertory Theatre, Seattle Children’s Theatre, Youth Theatre Northwest, and Jet City Improv. Ransom has a BA in Theatre from Santa Clara University, and received her teaching artist training through Seattle Children’s Theatre and the Washington State Teaching Artist Training Lab. Specialties include developing and sustaining programs, curriculum and assessment design, and professional development for teaching artists and classroom teachers. Ransom currently works as Outreach Manager for the Teaching Artist Training Lab and Interim Outreach Manager for Seattle Children’s Theatre.
Perri Howard is an artist whose work includes painting, drawing, sculpture, and sound. Her studio work and public art explores the relationship between human perception and sense of place. Perri is a nationally recognized artist and past vice chair of the Seattle Arts Commission and past chair of the Public Art Advisory Committee for the City of Seattle. Her work has been showcased in galleries and in outdoor exhibits nationwide.

 

 

 

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