2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

IFINE 4900 Professional Development

This course prepares students for the real world. Through a series of lectures and discussions covering a range of professional issues for Fine Artists including; job opportunities, gallery representation and exhibition solicitation, further education, exhibition opportunities and writing project/proposals, grant writing, bookkeeping, taxes, artists' rights, and professional website and social media presence and management for building networks for marketing and self-promotion, students will be better prepared to immerse themselves as a working artist. Each student will be juried on their preparation and professionalism by providing a final senior presentation addressing their work and performing as a guest artist in front of a jury of professional artists.