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City and Center for Cultural Innovation Open Applications for Artist Bootcamp 2020

Post Date:January 08, 2020 4:50 PM

Artist BootcampThe City of West Hollywood is now accepting applications from local artists for Artist Bootcamp 2020. Artist Bootcamp is a series of six interactive workshops for emerging and mid-career artists. Applications from interested artists will be accepted through Thursday, January 16, 2020 at https://form.jotform.com/193427257253158.

Workshops topics include: Presenting Yourself as an Artist & Setting Goals; Promoting Yourself & Your Work; Financial Literacy and Money Consciousness; Funding Your Art Project or Business; and Planning, Plain and Simple; as well as one-on-one consulting with art professionals. Through the course of Artist Bootcamp 2020, participants will learn from experts, engage in artist-to-artist discussions, and develop individualized plans for success.

If selected for Artist Bootcamp 2020, artists must commit to all scheduled workshops which are currently scheduled for the second Wednesday of each month from Wednesday, February 12, 2020 through Wednesday, July 8, 2020 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the West Hollywood Library Community Conference Room, located at 625 N. San Vicente Boulevard. The program is free to those participants selected.

This opportunity for local artists is the result of an in-depth feasibility study conducted by the City of West Hollywood with its Arts Commission Performing Arts and Cultural Affairs (PACA) Subcommittee. The City of West Hollywood will partner with the Center for Cultural Innovation, a leader in the field of business development for creative individuals, to present these workshops.

Artist Bootcamp workshops are part of the City of West Hollywood’s efforts set forth in its cultural planning process, WeHo Arts: The Plan, which works to celebrate the City of West Hollywood’s distinctive artistic and cultural identities; identify and commemorate West Hollywood’s support and advancement of the arts; and articulate a shared vision for the future: securing the position for the arts and culture at the heart of our creative city.

The Plan was approved by the City Council of the City of West Hollywood in August 2017.

The City of West Hollywood delivers a broad array of arts programs through its including: Art on the Outside (temporary public art), Summer Sounds, Winter Sounds, WeHo Reads, Free Theatre in the Parks, Arts Grants for Nonprofit Arts Organizations, Library Exhibits and Programming, One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival, and Urban Art Program (permanent public art). For more information, please visit www.weho.org/arts. Follow the City of West Hollywood’s arts events and updates on social media @WeHoArts.

For more information, please contact Eva Angeloff, the City of West Hollywood’s Grants Coordinator, at (323) 848-6354 or at eangeloff@weho.org.
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