Professional Artist Lecture “Communicate About Your Art With Confidence”

by Robin Schroeder 5. May 2011 01:01
Professional Artist Lecture “Communicate About Your Art With Confidence”
Guest speaker: Susan Haldeman, owner of Art Biz Success
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Description: Many visual artists find verbal communication difficult in the promotion of their art. Join us for a relaxing and interactive presentation to learn to confidently promote your work. With the help of an innovative and fun card game, you will increase your vocabulary to include descriptive and power words in relation to you and your art! Learn tips about being a good listener when communicating with potential patrons. You will enjoy a fun role-playing experience when we divide into groups to practice using the tools provided in the presentation. You’ll leave feeling more informed and confident and with great tips for the closing the sale!

About the Speaker: Susan Haldeman is the owner of Art Biz Success. With over 20 years of experience as an innovative businesswoman and artist, Art Biz Success provides a platform for Susan to provide consulting services and workshop presentations to artists, creative businesses and nonprofit organizations. Susan studied at the Massachusetts College of Art, and has a degree in business from Lasell College. After running successful textile and interior design companies in the Boston area, she moved to Denver and founded The Creative Force Collaborative, a business resource center for artists that provided workshops, art openings and support for professional advancement. Now located in California, Susan has continued her work within the non-profit sector and the arts communities throughout Southern California. Art Biz Success is now located at Glimpse – 3813 Ray Street, San Diego, CA 92104 contact Susan at

Location: San Diego Art Institute, 1439 El Prado, The House of Charm, Balboa Park 619-236-0011
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Admission: $5 SDAI/SDAD members / $10 non-members
Please RSVP with Andrea Rodriguez Chamberlin by emailing

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Whittier Art Gallery: Guest Speaker Christy Johnson

by Robin Schroeder 26. August 2010 20:23

The Whittier Art Gallery is proud to present:
Christy Johnson
Friday, September 17, 2010 from 7 - 10pm

It is a pleasure to have Christy Johnson as our speaker. Christy comes to us from AMOCA, The American Museum of Ceramic Art which is located in Pomona she is Director & Curator. Christy will be speaking about the post-World War II Los Angeles art scene.

The J. Paul Getty Foundation is sponsoring over 30 cultural institutions to launch an unprecedented series of concurrent exhibitions at museums throughout Southern California. These exhibitions will be highlighting the post-World War II Los Angeles art scene; they will begin in 2011 as part of the initiative Pacific Standard Time.

The exhibitions and the events that will accompany them as part of PST will demonstrate the pivotal role played by Southern California in national and international artistic movements since the middle of the twentieth century. The American Museum of Ceramic Art is among the first 15 institutions that received research and planning grants for exhibitions beginning in fall 2011. AMOCA is researching and planning for an exhibition of post-WWII Los Angeles area ceramics entitled, Common Ground: Ceramics in Southern California 1945-1975.

Please join us at the Gallery to meet and hear this very knowledgeable speaker and talented artist CHRISTY JOHNSON

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