Week 1Paul Klein, Free Introductory Webinar – (begins at) 7 PM
Week 2Being an Artist: The life, the commitment, the possibilities, the toil, the glory. Inspiration. Discuss webinars with Theaster Gates, Camille Seaman, Dawoud Bey, Nick Cave, Alice Aycock, Judy Ledgerwood, & Eric Fischl. Live Webinar – 7 PM
Week 3The Artist’s Life: What do I do? My time. My art. My Spouse, My career. Discuss webinars with Dannielle Tegeder, Michelle Grabner, Mark Kostabi, Todd Chilton, & Ebony G. Patterson. Live Webinar – 7 PM
Week 4Art Galleries. Foe or Friend? How do they function? How do I fit it? The difference between a Dealer and a Gallerist. What do I want from a gallery? What do they want from me? Discuss webinars with Greg Kucera, Lisa Sette, Catherine Edelman, Ed Winkleman, & Kenise Barnes, Live Webinar – 7 PM
Week 5How to Get a Gallery / Career / Museum exhibit? Paul Klein. Live Webinar – 7 PM
Week 6Making the Art. You and Your Soul. Integrity. The relationship between you and your art. Vulnerability. Vision. Strategy. Discuss webinars with Renee Freedman, Foster Goldstrom, April Gornik, & Tania Bruguera. Live Webinar – 7 PM
Week 7Do You Even Want a Gallery? Other options: art consultants, commissions, residencies, grants, corporations, business partner. Discuss webinars with Lisa Austin, Patti Gilford, Gigi Rosenberg, Ree Kaneko, Stan Klein & Tania Bruguera. Live Webinar – 7 PM
Week 8The Support System; How to get attention, curators, art critics, catalogs, self-generated exhibits, pop-up galleries, writers for hire, juried competitions, public relations, social media, regular media. Discuss webinars with Dan Cameron, Elizabeth Smith, Jerry Saltz, Christian Viveros-Fauné, Dave Hickey, Paddy Johnson. & John Seed. Live Webinar – 7 PM
Week 9Collectors & Patrons, Motivation. Passion. Patron. Benefactor. Community support group. Where does the art go? Discuss webinars with Dana Martin Davis, Patric McCoy, Steve Shane, Karen & Robert Duncan. Live Webinar – 7 PM
Week 10Summary, Wrap Up & Reminders