February 15 , 2014
Free and Open to the Public
Meet fellow emerging artists and make connections in art law, arts marketing, and grant writing. On SATURDAY, February 15, FROM 6:30-8:30 PM, Future Tenant will be teaming with local gurus including Larry Castner, Brett Crawford, Pat Clark, and Ann Mulgrave for Arts and Drafts, An Artist Networking Roundtable. Emerging visual and performance artists are encouraged to come and seek resources from local experts passionate about the arts. Doors open at 6 PM, so come early for a complimentary Straub Beer, Jack’s Cider, or Johnnie Ryan Soda courtesy of our sponsors.
The exchange of artist trading cards and business cards throughout the evening is welcome. Artists will be divided into randomly selected teams for roundtable activities. Teams will spend 30 minutes each at the legal, marketing, and grant writing tables. 30 minutes will be reserved at the end of the evening for additional networking and questions for consultants. Events begin promptly at 6:30 PM.
Larry Castner, Esq. is Manager of Volunteer Services at the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council (GPAC) and runs the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts program affiliated with the Pittsburgh Pro Bono Center. Dr. Brett Crawford has a performance background and is an Assistant Teaching Professor for the Arts Management program at Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College. Pat Clark is a Managing Partner of Jackson/Clark Partners with a background in marketing and arts and community development. Additionally, Ann Mulgrave is Manager of Grants and Accessibility at GPAC and works as an advocate for people with disabilities.