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Artist Trust / EDGE Professional Development Program for Visual Artists / Port Townsend

Start time
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Port Townsend, WA

Venue info
Event Fee

$750 for Artist Trust Members; $795 for non-members (includes membership)

Payment plans are available upon request. Partial scholarships are available by request through the Latino/a Scholarship Fund for Professional Development for Latino/a artists in Washington. Artist Trust grants only one scholarship per accepted EDGE participant each year. Scholarship information will become available upon acceptance to EDGE. The scholarship will cover a portion of EDGE tuition.

Event Information

Application Deadline Extended!: March 31, 2014, 5pm

Click on either link below for more information and to apply!
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The EDGE Program offers artists a comprehensive survey of professional practices through a hands-on, interactive curriculum that includes instruction by professionals in the field as well as specialized presentations, panel discussions, and assignments. EDGE provides artists with the relevant and necessary entrepreneurial skills to achieve their personal career goals as well as to develop peer support and exchange. Since 2003, 593 artists have successfully completed the EDGE Program.

EDGE Curriculum
  —Professional Portfolio
  —The Business of Art
  —Supporting Your Artwork
  —Communication, Marketing and Outreach

This is a one-week residential intensive presented at Centrum, a center for arts and creative education located in historic Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend. Fees include lodging for the week. The program will begin at 12:00pm on Saturday, August 16. Full sessions will then run 9:00am–6:00pm from Sunday, August 17 through Friday, August 22. The final session including Grand Finale Presentations will be on Saturday, August 23, 10:00am–4:30pm.

Interested disciplines

Craft, Photography, Visual Arts