Wood River Valley Studio Tour Artist Education Series: Session 3

In anticipation of the August 2015 valley-wide tour of artist studios, Wood River Valley Studio Tour and the Sun Valley Center for the Arts invite working artists to attend the last program in a total of three 2015 ARTIST EDUCATION SERIES.

 Artist Statements and Resume Workshop With Kristin Poole and Courtney Gilbert
Artists will learn how to fine tune their resume and artist statement by working with the curatorial staff at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts. Participants will be asked to bring questions. Pre-registration is required due to limited space.

Kristin Poole holds an MA in Modern Art History from the University of Chicago (1989) and a BA in Studio Art and English from Denison University (1980). She has served as Artistic Director at the Center since 1997. Prior to joining the staff at the Center she worked as an Independent Lecturer, Consultant, and Art Historian. Previous experience includes: Director of Chicago International New Art Forms Exposition, Curatorial Assistant, Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago), Director of the Sun Valley Center for the Arts Gallery, and Director of Lill Street Gallery (Chicago).

Courtney Gilbert holds Ph.D. and Master’s degrees in art history from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College. Most recently she worked at the Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin, where she coordinated the planning for a major exhibition of Latin American abstract art. Prior to joining The Center, she also taught Art History at Columbia College Chicago, and Texas State University.


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