Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Lynn Basa "Making the Leap to Public Art" Workshop

UrbanArt Brings Noted Public Art Educator for Workshop

When: 10a - 2p Thursday 24 March

Where: Adam Shaw Studio, 2549 Broad Avenue (adjacent to UrbanArt office).

What: Presenter Lynn Basa demonstrates methods for developing professional practices of artists interested in pursuing public art careers. Topics include: applying for projects, composing compelling letters of interest, and structuring strong finalist proposals.

Lynn Basa is a practicing public artist, painter, and professor of sculpture at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is also the author of The Artist's Guide to Public Art: How to Find and Win Commissions.

Lunch is provided.

Admission: $15 students; $25 general public; $45 institutions; FREE for artists of past and current UrbanArt projects with advance RSVP.

Admission fees must be paid in advance for registration. Checks should be made payable to 'UrbanArt Commission', stating 'Basa Talk' in the memo line. Please include a separate sheet of paper indicating the names of everyone attending the session to ensure name tags are printed accurately. Mail checks (or hand deliver) to: UrbanArt, 2549 Broad Avenue, Memphis, TN 38112.

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Location: Adam Shaw Studio, 2547 Broad Avenue.

Contact: Whitney Washington, / 901.454.0474.

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