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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP FOR WYOMING VISUAL ARTISTS ON CAMPUS SEPT 15

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP FOR WYOMING VISUAL ARTISTS ON CAMPUS SEPT 15

artist Sharon Louden presents to a group of people

The Wyoming Arts Council is partnering with the University of Wyoming Art Museum to host a series of events with artist, educator, advocate for artists and editor Sharon Louden.

On Sat. Sept. 15 from 10am to noon, Louden will conduct a professional development workshop that will be broadcast statewide. Central Wyoming College will host the broadcast in the Health Science building, room 100.

Louden (sharonlouden.com) will conduct this workshop with guests, artist Wendy Red Star (wendyredstar.com) and curator and arts administrator Lisa Hatchadoorian, who will share how artists can create their own opportunities, establish and reach their goals. They will share stories of other artists who sustain their creative lives as models to replicate.

Attendance to the live training or any of the broadcasts is free and open to the public. Attendees will receive handouts and access to resources provided by Louden and will have the opportunity to ask questions during the session.

Louden will also travel around the state Sept. 16-19 to conduct studio visits with artists in an effort to build collaboration and networking. Artists interested in a studio visit must submit an application online: https://goo.gl/forms/o5aktxx6P82Uekiq2. Selections will be made based on professional and artistic credentials, geographic proximity and travel schedule.

Louden graduated with a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an MFA from Yale University School of Art. Her work has been exhibited in numerous venues including the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, the Drawing Center, Carnegie Mellon University, Weisman Art Museum, National Gallery of Art, Birmingham Museum of Art, Weatherspoon Art Museum and the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. Additional information about Louden and her work can be found on her website: https://www.sharonlouden.com/

For more information, contact Wyoming Arts Council Assistant Director Rachel Clifton at (307) 777-5305 or rachel.clifton@wyo.gov.