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Art Career Talks


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Are you a working artist looking for a chance to improve your skills in self-promotion or working with local organizations? Do you want to know more about ways to sustain a career as a working artist? The Art Career Talks (ACT) are here to help you do just those things. This is a ticketed event on April 13. ACT will have four panels hosted at four different times, so that you can don't have to miss out on any information! There will also be a special keynote speaker at the end of the event from IU alumnus Kenneth General.

A 2007 graduate of the Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts at Indiana University Bloomington, Ken General holds a BFA in Printmaking and a Bachelor's in Art History. Before moving to Houston, Texas the young curator served as Vice-President of Indiana University’s Fine Art Student Association, gallery assistant for a contemporary art gallery in South Bend, The Spurious Fugitive, and interned as an assistant for the Midwest Museum of American Art in Elkhart, Indiana. He served most recently for three years as director of a contemporary art gallery in Houston, Texas and Santa Fe, NM. He has worked with nationally and internationally recognized museum-caliber artists and collaborated to create art exhibitions and events with many institutions around the globe. General currently works as the creative director for the monthly publication Arts+Culture Texas magazine as well as the co-owner of a custom canvas, panels, and pedestals business based in Houston, Texas. Most recently, Ken General has accepted the position of executive director of the international printmaking art festival, the PrintHouston Biennial.

This will be a ticketed event. Please visit the link included on this event page to learn more and to reserve your spot!