2017 Annual Meeting: On Monday, June 12, SMI held our annual meeting at the Montclair Public Library. After the main presentation, SMI members presented slides of their work.
Grants, Residencies, and Fellowships, March 2017: On Tuesday, March 7, SMI presented an informative panel discussion about how artists can secure grants, residencies, and fellowships in today’s competitive art world. This program is part of Studio Montclair’s professional development outreach.
Panelists: Evonne Davis, Don Ehman, Calliope Nicholas
Moderator: Kadie Dempsey
Marketing Salon, April 2015: We had a packed house for our marketing panel discussion! Our 3 panelists discussed professional development for artists from their unique perspectives. Topics included profiting from your art, visioning, and professional development.
Panelists: Virginia Fabbri Butera, PhD, Celene Ryan, Liron Sissman, MBA
Moderator: Marcie Cooperman
Gallerists Salon, April 2014: Three prestigious gallery owner/directors in diverse markets (a contemporary cutting edge gallery, an urban artists’ collective and a Jersey Shore gallery with a loyal local clientele) shared their insights, experience, tips and guidance about getting your work into galleries. Panelists were Tracy Causey Jeffery, Owner/Director of Causey Contemporary in Williamsburg Brooklyn, Mary Cantone, Owner/Director of William Ris Gallery in Stone Harbor, NJ and Jacqueline Cruz, Gallery and Program Manager of cWOW (City Without Walls, an urban gallery collective for emerging art) in Newark, NJ. Mim Nelson-Gillett moderated the discussion.