The Centre for Creative Practices has invited the staff of the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) to Dublin, to present a complete “how-to” guide to being a professional and profitable working artist. The bootcamp will be held on 10th-14th of October and is aimed at those working in all art forms, be it visual art, music, film or photography to name just a few.
Topics covered will include Planning for Artists, Marketing and use of Social Media to promote one’s art career, Fundraising Strategies (Grants, Awards, Residencies, Fellowships, and Individual Donations/Sponsorships), International Artist Legal Issues (Copyright and Trademark), and other discipline-specific classes and consultations by NYFA staff
Participants will have forged a link with the New York and international arts market and will be encouraged and coached to pursue available international opportunities, and to create a bridges to expose US artists to the Dublin art scene. Selected participants will have also a chance to exhibit their work in the NYFA’s acclaimed Brooklyn space.
The discounted price for artists is €200. If you are interested in taking part send a CV and cover letter to: ei.pcfc@ofni
The deadline for applications has been extended to 13th September.
The centre will also host an information clinic on 27th September titled “Funding Opportunities for Ethnically Diverse Artists”. The event will run from 10am to 7pm and will include a mixture of presentations and clinics from a number of arts and funding organisations throughout the day.
Full details of both events are available at www.cfcp.ie