Central Trac Professional Practices

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Starting one week from today, CentralTrak will offer a series of free professional development workshops for practicing artists. Led by Dallas and Fort Worth-based arts professionals the workshops are open to both emerging and established artists and geared towards those who wish to hone their skills and receive guidance while professionalizing their practice.

Note: Please use the ‘Register’ button at the
bottom of the page to confirm your attendance!

October 21
From  7pm – 9pm
Writing Your Bio, CV and Artist Statement
This workshop will guide participants through the steps of drafting their artist biography, CV and artist statement. The session will review what type of information should be included in these documents and how they can be used to communicate crucial information about artists and their practices. Participants should come to the workshop with a printed copy of their CV and a printed rough outline of their artist statement.
Workshop leader Sally Frater

October 28
From  7pm – 9pm
Documenting Your Work
In this session participants will be provided with an introduction to art documentation. Participants will receive helpful hints in order to learn how to photograph and present their work to juries, submission committees and applications in the best way possible. The session will cover topics such as lighting and basic Photoshop.
Workshop leader Melissa Tran

November 3
From  7pm – 9pm
Portfolio Review
Artists will have the opportunity to have their work reviewed by a Dallas/Fort Worth-based curator in a 15-minute session. Participants should come to the session prepared to discuss their practice and should bring examples of their work in a portfolio, on a flash drive, CD or DVD disc and should bring no more than 15 images/ examples of their work with them. Prior registration is required and space is limited, participants are expected to arrive to their scheduled session on time. If you attend the first two workshops, you will have priority registration for the Portfolio Review session.

Participating curators: Danette Dufilho (Assistant Director/Project Room Curator, Conduit Gallery), Alison Hearst (Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth), and Sally Frater (Pollock Gallery)

October 21 & 28 and November 3
From  7pm – 9pm
800 Exposition
Dallas, TX 75226


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