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Professional Artist Series Fall 2015

Fall 2015 - Professional Artist Series

Join us for workshops on the business of art taught by those who have mastered the art of business, designed for working artists in all levels of their careers.

Thursday, October 29, 7-8:30pm Marketing in Action: A Brand Case Study w/Jessica Burko
Wednesday, November 18*, 7-8:30pm Accounting for Artists w/Anna Koon*
Thursday, October 29 and
2-part series; both Fall 2015 workshops
Wednesday, November 18*, 7-8:30pm


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    $25 for each class for non-member
    $15 for each class for Danforth Art Professional Artist level members
    $12 for each class for students of Framingham State University, MassArt, or MassBay Community College*
   *NOTE: Students must register by phone at 508-620-0937 or in person in the School Office to receive this     discounted rate.

    Or, register for both classes now and save!
    $45 for the 2-part series for non-members
    $25 for the 2-part series for Danforth Art Professional Artist level members
    $20 for the 2-part series for students of Framingham State University, MassArt, or MassBay Community College
   *NOTE: Students must register by phone at 508-620-0937 or in person in the School Office to receive this     discounted rate.

Related Events

Become a Professional Artist level member today, and receive your exclusive invitation to join critics, gallerists, bloggers, and fellow artists at an Artist Resource Reception — Focus on Photography on Thursday, October 22, 2015. This evening of resource-sharing will include a candid conversation between Paula Tognarelli, Director of the Griffin Museum of Photography, and Curator Jessica Roscio on trends in contemporary photography. Featured vendors include Page Waterman Gallery and Panopticon Imaging. Space is limited and advance registration is required; invitations will be sent to current Professional Artist level members via Eventbrite. To learn more, contact membership (at) danforthart.org or call 508-620-0050.

About Our Faculty

Jessica BurkoJessica Burko has been a practicing artist since 1985 and an independent curator and arts marketer since 1997. Her gallery and museum background includes the position of Gallery Director at Stonehill College from 2000-06 and Burko has developed more than thirty exhibitions as an independent curator since 2001. Her work in the arts community allows her to foster and strengthen connections between working artrepeneurs. Burko supports artists in achieving their creative and professional goals through lectures, workshops, and partnerships with organizations such as The Arts and Business Council of Greater Boston, Mass MoCA’s Assets for Artists Program and Danforth Art’s Professional Artist Series. In addition to these activities Burko also leads creative art classes at the Eliot School in Jamaica Plain and in her own South End studio.

Anna KoonIn addition to her career as a full-time painter, Anna Koon is a board member and educator for the Jamaica Plain Arts Council. She is the Director of the Focusing Series and has developed workshops for the Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston, Danforth Art Museum\School, The Eliot School of Fine and Applied Arts, Belmont Artists Association, and Arts Worcester. Through Creative Coaching Anna has offered principled guidance and practical assistance to artists and entrepreneurs for over a decade. Anna also supports her community as a small business consultant. She has a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design, with additional studies at The Atlanta College of Art, and the Photography School of France.

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