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Artist Trust / “I Am An Artist” Professional Development Workshop / Walla Walla

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Whitman Center for Visual Arts
345 Boyer Avenue
Walla Walla, WA 99362

Event Fee

Registration is now open!

Early Registration (by 4/10/15): Artist Trust Members: $100; Non-Members: $120; Workshop + Membership: $145

Regular Registration (after 4/10/15): Artist Trust Members: $125; Non-Members: $145; Workshop + Membership: $170

Includes all activities, handouts, class time & guest speakers. Lunch is not included. No refunds after registration.

Scholarships available (reimbursed upon completing the workshop):

- Latino/a artists from Latino/a Scholarship Fund for Professional Development
- Needs-based tuition assistance

Please contact for information, and other needs-based tuition assistance options.

Event Information

Saturday & Sunday, April 25 & 26, 2015; 9am-4pm (both days)

Say “I Am An Artist!” and jumpstart or refresh your arts career! Are you ready to take you art career to the next level? Not sure how to do it? This two-day interactive workshop for artists (of all disciplines) includes:

  • Work Samples That Look Great
  • Writing a Killer Artist Statement, Resume & Cover Letter
  • Finding & Pursing Funding, Showing, & Performing Opportunities
  • Online Promoting & Marketing
  • Learning from Successful Artists in Seattle: Q&A with Artists of All Disciplines
  • Rocking Your Elevator Speech

Instructor: Barbara Noonan

Barbara Noonan is a full-time professional visual artist and teacher with an active studio/gallery space in Pioneer Square. As a former Human Resources Director she incorporates her art and business knowledge in her workshops focusing on tools for identifying accomplishments. Barbara has been awarded Signature Member Status in two Pastel Societies, has served as an exhibition juror, a gallery manager for the Women Painters of Washington, and curated group exhibitions in Seattle. Her series of paintings entitled “Distillations” was featured in The Pastel Journal, February 2013. High upon her list of accomplishments is being an EDGE Graduate of Artist Trust Professional Business Development Program in 2012.
Interested disciplines

All Disciplines, Artists with Disabilities, Arts-Related, Craft, Dance, Design, Emerging Fields & Cross-Disciplinary, Film/Media Arts, Folk/Traditional Arts, Literary Arts, Multidisciplinary Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Photography, Public Art, Theater, Visual Arts, Non-Profit Orgs.