Artists U/SC Intensive is headed to Spartanburg June 13-15! Twenty-three artists from around the state will gather at the Chapman Cultural Center to tackle issues around building a sustainable career while having a balanced life. Andrew Simonet of Artists U/Philadelphia, Ashley Minner of Artists U/Baltimore, and Artists U/SC facilitators Tamara LaValla, Karen Ann Myers and Rodney Rogers will lead sessions on reconnecting with one’s values, building community, and slaying the two demons of the artist’s life: time and money. Facilitators-in-training Michaela Pilar Brown and Glenis Redmond round out the workshop team.
Participating artists include Rebecca Basinger, Jane Bess, Allison Bigbee, Kristy Bishop, Clarence Carter Boucher, Evangelos Constantine Courpas , David Cutler, John English, Worthy Branson Evans II, Julianna Hane, Brittany Bonnie Hill, James Johnson, Alicia Leeke , Susan C Livingston, Maria Martin, Jose Perez, K.G. McAbee, Brandi Perry , Lisa Puryear, Nan Raman, Jessica Anne Stone, Barbara Streeter and Ed Streeter.
Artists U/SC Intensive is part of the South Carolina Arts Commission’s Artists Ventures Initiative, a program designed to improve conditions for artists by helping them develop sustainable, satisfying careers.
Artists interested in applying for the next Artist U/SC Intensive are encouraged to join the Artists’ Ventures Initiative email list. You’ll also receive news about other artist opportunities, such as the Statewide Arts Conference scheduled for Sept. 18, 2014.
Image: Andrew Simonet, center, works with artists during the 2013 Artists U/SC Intensive, held in Charleston.