Professional Practice Intensive for Artists
with Lexa Walsh
In this six-part class, we will get cracking on our career goals. We will cover the big picture of Goal Setting, Grants, Residencies, Budgets, CVs, Artist and Project Statements, Elevator Pitches, Documentation, Websites, Networking and Promotion, and the importance of Community. We will share tips and strategies to help define and finesse each of these, by identifying our audiences, contexts, processes, research and challenges.
As we are covering a lot of ground, do expect to spend some time out of class doing homework. Additionally, you will be provided with worksheets so you may go deeper into organizing your career.
***ALL Classes include FREE & Continuous Membership Access to our Campus Programming
** Payment Plans Available
July 17 - August 2nd
Mon & Wed
1 - 3:30pm EST
$1,250 New Student
$1,000 Returning Student
Lexa Walsh is an artist, cultural worker and experience maker. Walsh makes projects, exhibitions, publications and objects, employing social engagement, institutional critique, and radical hospitality. She creates platforms for interaction across hierarchies, representing multiple voices and inventing new ways of belonging, not only for people, but also for collections and archives.
She is a graduate of Portland State University’s Art & Social Practice MFA program and holds a BFA in Ceramics from California College of Arts and Crafts. She was Social Practice Artist in Residence in Portland Art Museum’s Education department, received the Southern Exposure’s Alternative Exposure Award, the CEC Artslink Award, the Gunk Grant, the de Young Artist Fellowship, and Kala’s Print Public Residency Award. Walsh has participated in projects, exhibitions and performances at Apexart, Atlantic Center for the Arts, Cité de la Musique, Exploratorium, de Young Museum, di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art, Exploratorium, Federal Hall, Kala Art Institute, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland Museum of California, NIAD, Portland Art Museum, SFMOMA, Smack Mellon, Taipei Artist Village, Walker Art Center, Williams College Museum of Art, and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. She has done several international artist residencies, tours and projects. She is currently Artist in Residence at Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CA.
Live online classes with the world’s best artists and curators
with Amber Imrie
This course is for artists who want to workshop projects and reinvigorate their creative practice, in a supportive critically engaged environment. Through this non-hierarchical workshop, artists exchange critical supportive feedback to develop new, vulnerable, or ongoing projects. Our feedback sessions are structured on a foundation of compassion - with the common goal to understand each other - in order to offer meaningful insights, relevant knowledge, and useful resources.
Maximum Magic Intensive
with Aaron Gach
In Maximum Magic Online Art Intensive, artists will get feedback on their art through various exchanges and explore their art practice’s connection with magic. From smoke & mirrors to spirits & mysticism, this course will be engaging all kinds of magical arts in relation to diverse creative practices, historical developments, and current cultural expressions.
Art in Public Space – Between Mission & Commission
Intensive with Dmitry Vilensky of Chto Delat
In this course we analyze a broad variety of different public art projects. We trace the differences in approaches to the politic of commemoration, gentrification, the difference between agonistic and consensual work.