Wednesday, May 20, 2009


The long-awaited schedule for DAC's 2009 Artist's Opportunity Workshop is online now. Take a look at our website for detailed information on this year's programs and speakers.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009


A free public program made possible by the Joan Mitchell Foundation and the Dedalus Foundation

Dumbo Art Center’s annual workshop is a free total immersion weekend for emerging visual artists at the threshold of a professional career or new to New York City. The workshop aims to empower artists with information, practical know-how and encouragement in order to advance their careers in the complex and competitive art of New York City.

Highlights include: Speaking From Experience, where a panel of mid-career artists relay their personal experience of navigating the New York art jungle; Doctor Sessions are one-on-one portfolio reviews by curators, museum professionals and critics, Making a Statement with Sarah Schmerler on how to translate visual thoughts into words; GYST (Getting Your Shit Together); Perfect Presentation on presenting the optimal portfolio, Copyright /Copywrong on intellectual property in the digital age, and Public Speaking to hone your skills in talking live about your work.

Coordinated by Special Projects Manager, Shinnie Kim.

In addition to free admission, all attendees receive free information packages. NO PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

Check for schedule and updates!