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Industry professional lectures on being a working artist

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February 10, 2016

Department of Art and Design opens free workshop to the public

The doors of the classroom are swinging wide open. On Monday, February 22, from 6-8pm, Pamela Belyea, the co-founder of Gage Academy of Art, will be teaching the tools of the trade and how to be a successful working artist.

Belyea, Gage Academy of Art co-founder and Director Emerita, has spent the past forty years in the world of fine art. She studied art and architecture at Cooper Union, Parsons and the Art Students League in New York, as well as drawing at the École Supérieure des beaux-arts in Paris, before launching Gage. Married to a painter and colleague/mentor/friend to multiple artists, curators, collectors and gallery owners, Belyea brings a well-informed, practical approach to the business of working artists.

The four-part presentation will take place in Ingram Hall 100 and is open to the public.

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Crafting you Career Tools: From inventory software to marketing and taxes, including all those handy documents you should have in your pocket.

Gallery Relationships: Where to begin, when to end and everything in-between, including getting noticed & getting represented.

Sustaining your career: Resources and recommendations to broaden your options from grant submissions to professional affiliations.