Thursday, February 17, 2011

Professional Development Workshop - Verbal Communicaitons

Creative Capital Professional Development workshop opportunity for Las Vegas artists

The Metro Arts Council of Southern Nevada is offering a Professional Development workshop on verbal communications on March 4, 2011 conducted by Creative Capital.  You, as a local artist, are invited to apply for participation in the workshop.  NV Energy is covering the cost of tuition for each artist thus there is no out-of-pocket cost to you.  The workshop can accommodate only 20 people so there will be a selection process employed should more than 20 artists apply, and there are still 12 places left.  It is our hope that this workshop will be the first of several offering different professional development opportunities to you.   Please e-mail or call Joan for the application form. its short and sweet. Should you have any questions please contact Joan or 702-370-0321

In 2003, Creative Capital launched the Professional Development Program (PDP) to share with a broad community of artists some of the tools and strategies for improved self-sufficiency that were initially developed for grantees. Since then, PDP has refined these methodologies and developed new ones, which it has shared with more than 3,700 artists in more than 50 communities around the country. PDP presents a variety of weekend, one-day and evening length workshop offerings in self-management, strategic planning, fundraising, web strategies, verbal communication and promotion.

The artist-centered approach recognizes that an artist’s career plan must stem from his or her own goals and aspirations. Workshop structures and pedagogy are designed to deliver timely and accurate information while nurturing a community of artists who validate each other's work and provide a context to share resources through peer learning.

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