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Creative Conversations Art of Survival: Artists in Residency Programs
October 23, 2019
Artists in Residency Programs
Organized by EAL/LA
Wednesday, October 23 | 7:30pm – 9:00pm
How does an artist not only sustain but GROW their practice in a city where even maintaining basic needs can be encumbering? This Creative Conversation delves into LA-based Artist Residence programs that support artistic practice by providing vital resources–such as housing, venue space, and professional development–to innovative and visionary creatives. Through discussion with leaders from 18th Street Arts Center and LA County Department of Arts and Culture we will explore the ways in which these programs contribute to the ever-evolving arts landscape of LA as well as serve as a catalyst for community-driven change. Moderated by Chris Tyler with panelists Jan Williamson, Marcus Kuiland-Nazario, Robin Garcia, and Sandra de la Loza.
Doors open at 7:00 pm | Panel starts at 7:30 | Latecomers welcome!
Free event – register here
Emerging Arts Leaders/Los Angeles (EAL/LA) prepares, educates, and inspires the next generation of arts sector leadership. EAL/LA is a project of Community Partners and a local chapter of the national Emerging Leaders Network initiated by Americans for the Arts. EAL/LA is a network of arts professionals whose purpose is to grow and support upcoming creative leaders in the greater Los Angeles area and to serve self-identified cultural workers. Our members work in all arts disciplines, in the nonprofit and commercial sectors. They represent artists, administrators, managers, directors, funders, and consultants. EAL/LA members address the need to expand their leadership capacity by developing programs designed to enhance their professional development, expand their network, and share their resources.