Summer School: Professional Development for Artists

Co-hosted by The Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha Creative Institute, and the Union for Contemporary Art, Summer School is a collaborative series of panels and discussions designed to provide artists with some essential tools needed to develop a sustainable practice.  Admission is free and open to the public.  Topics this year include:

HOT TOPIC FORUM: FEARLESS QUESTIONS ANSWERED
June 29, 6–8 PM
The Bemis Center for Contemporary Art
724 South 12th Street, Omaha, NE 68102
A panel of Bemis Center staff and guests will discuss hot topics related to professional development submitted by local artists and creatives. 

THE PRICE OF ART
July 13, 6–8 PM
Omaha Creative Institute
1516 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68102
Certified art appraiser, Launa Bacon (Darger HQ, Nebraska Arts Council), and artist, Bart Vargas, will guide you through the process of pricing your work for different mediums, pricing your time for art-related jobs, understanding art markets, and a step-by-step guide to working on commission. Space is limited.

VERBAL VALUE
August 10, 6–8pm
The Union for Contemporary Art
2423 North 24th Street, Omaha, NE 68110
Assert the value of your creative work by practicing how you talk about it with Squishtalk’s conversation consultant Stuart Chittenden. Space is limited.

Register now!