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Artist Trust in Spokane, April 28-30

Brian McGuigan

Program Director

Artist Trust’s staff and board visit Spokane April 28-30 for our annual board retreat and a series of programs, including a happy hour, an artist mentorship event, and a presentation on how to apply for artist grants presented in partnership with Spokane Arts.

Happy Hour | Spokane
Friday, April 28, 2017, 5:30-6:30 PM
Black Label Brewing Co.
19 W Main Ave
Spokane, WA 99201
Free. No host bar.

Join Artist Trust staff for a happy hour kicking off a weekend of programs in Spokane. Connect with our staff and other artists and hear about upcoming Artist Trust programs and happenings.

Artist Mentorship Event | Spokane
Saturday, April 29, 2017, 12-3 PM
304 W Pacific Ave
Spokane, WA 99201
Venue info
Free with RSVP.

Sometimes the art world can seem impenetrable. How can you, as an artist, break into it? And once you’ve broken into it, how do you make it? This informal mentorship and networking event gives artists of all disciplines a chance to sit down with artists and arts leaders in small groups for casual conversations about opportunities, issues, and challenges in the arts world. This event is free, but registration is required. Please RSVP to attend. RSVPs will close an hour before the event.

Featuring artists and arts leaders:
Jeff Ferguson, artist
Melissa Huggins, Executive Director of Spokane Arts  
Ginelle Hustrulid, artist & Professor at Eastern Washington University  
Juan Mas, filmmaker and board member of Washington Filmworks  
Nance Van Winckel, author & Professor Emerita at Eastern Washington University    
Rebekah Wilkins-Pepiton, artist & Spokane Arts Commissioner

How to Apply for an Artist Grant | Spokane
Sunday, April 30, 10 AM-12PM
Community Building
35 W Main Ave
Spokane, WA 99201
Free. RSVP here.

Writing a grant can be hard, and we want to help you. Join Spokane Arts’ Grants Administrator Jennifer Knickerbocker and Artist Trust’s Artist Liaison Katy Hannigan for an info session where you’ll learn about funding opportunities from both organizations, the ins and outs of applying for grants, and tips that will make your next application stand out. *This workshop is appropriate for artists at all stages of their careers.

These programs, presented with the generous support of the Tremaine Foundation, are part of Artist Trust’s continued presence in Spokane. Led by Spokane Program Coordinator Anne-Claire Mitchell, Artist Trust has presented 22 programs serving more than 500 Spokane artists and community members since launching the Spokane satellite program at the beginning of 2016. Over the last seven years, Artist Trust has invested more than $50,000 in direct financial support to artists in Spokane County.