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School of Visual Art and Design

Professional Development

This is where you'll find information about our fall and spring semester workshops and presentations, designed for students in art, art history, art education, media arts, and film and media studies.

Spring 2020:

Art Galleries & Exhibitions, Pop Up Shows, and Art Competitions, with artist Stephen Chesley
Tuesday, January 28, 7:00 pm, Stormwater Studios

SVAD Alumni Panel
Four SVAD alumni from art education, art history, studio art, and media arts return for a panel discussion and Q&A! This is the perfect opportunity to ask them where their careers have gone, what they've learned, and what to expect in your field.
Friday, February 28, 2:00 - 4:00 pm, McMaster room TBA

Freelancing & Networking, with sound artist and alum Eddie Wilson
Tuesday, March 24, 7:00 pm, location TBA

Starting a Media Production Company, with MART alumni Austin Grebenc and Jeremy Lethco (co-founders of Dust of the Ground)
Tuesday, April 14, 7:00 pm, location TBA

 
Fall 2019: 

Resumes for the Arts: September 6, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Learn how to make and write a resume with the help of UofSC's Career Coach, Jeanne Fitzgerald.
Location: McMaster 239

Artist Statement Basics: September 13, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Learn how to write an effective artist statement to help your audience understand how and why you create, led by SVAD Director and Professor Laura Kissel.

This workshop takes place at the SVAD Studio at Stormwater Studios (413 Pendleton Street).

Lighting and Photography: October 4, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Learn how to set up lights and a camera to professionally photograph your work. Bring 2D and 3D works to practice with, and a USB drive to take home your photos. Led by photography instructor Kristen Roles. Due to limited cameras, please register ahead of time for this workshop. 

This workshop takes place at the SVAD Studio at Stormwater Studios (413 Pendleton Street).

The Business of Art: October 18, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Master the exhibition application process and calls for entires with tips from SVAD's Gallery Manager Olga Yukhno.  

This workshop takes place at the SVAD Studio at Stormwater Studios (413 Pendleton Street).

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