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Journal of the Month: Ceramics Now

Ceramics Now Magazine The Journal of the Month for May 2013 is new to the collection: Ceramics Now. Ceramics Now began as an online platform with the goal of making contemporary ceramics a more visible art field and to support innovative ideas by bringing together artists from different communities. The magazine focuses on personal approaches with interviews, reviews and artists profiles of new and world-renowned ceramic artists. Online you will find additional information on contemporary ceramic art exhibitions and jobs and residencies.

Issue Two introduces the work of over 35 international artists, beginning with Ken Eastman, Kimberly Cook, Patricia Sannit, Marianne McGrath, Annie Woodford, Suzanne Stumpf and Ruth Power, and continuing with a special feature on Romanian ceramic artists, and a preview feature for Copenhagen Ceramics gallery. The issue also inaugurates the magazine’s new review category.

Be sure to browse this month’s journal, along with the rest of our journal collection!

Journal of the Month: Professional Artist

ProfessionalArtistProfessional Artist is dedicated to providing independent visual artists from all backgrounds with the insights, encouragement and business strategies they need to make a living with their artwork.

Each issue of the magazine presents practical business advice on subjects such as art marketing, art law, portfolio development, exhibition presentation, communication skills and sales techniques, as well as articles to help artists feel encouraged and motivated. Both the print magazine and the Professional Artist website provide a comprehensive list of Calls to Artists (ad postings for shows, competitions, residencies, grants, and exhibition opportunities).

Volume 27, Number 2 Features:
“Word-of-Mouth Promotion”—Elena Parashko explains how electronic messaging and social-media platforms can be utilized to increase word-of-mouth promotion for artists.

“The Importance of Being Part of a Group Exhibition”—Terry Sullivan’s article discusses the benefits of participating in a group exhibition, focusing on the Converge: Where Classical & Contemporary Art Collide exhibition put on at 25CPW in New York.

“Artists as Inventors: How Innovative Individuals Have Made an Impact on the Arts Supply Industry”—Kim Hall presents the stories of six artists who persevered to bring their creative passions and business ideas to life.

Be sure to browse this month’s journal, along with the rest of our collection!

Professional Development Podcasts for Artists

The College Art Association (CAA) has published a series of podcasts on professional development topics for artists. The subjects include developing an artist statement, beginning an academic job search, grant writing, strategies for marketing yourself, and several others. This useful collection of how-to’s from professors and practicing artists is sure to help any student seeking employment or funding in the arts.

The series can be accessed via CAA’s podcasts page. New audio will be added regularly, and future podcasts will include topics specific to art historians, curators, and other arts professionals.

The Library and AV Department are Hiring!

Are you eligible for work-study?

The Library and the AV Department are hiring for day, evening and weekend shifts. Working in the Library is a great way to sharpen your research skills while earning some extra money for all those art supplies! If your interests float toward media and technology, you could be perfect for our Audio/Visual Department!

If you are interested in working in the Library, please contact Alison Macrina (amacrina@moore.edu or 215.965.4054).

If you are interested in working in the AV Department, please contact Chuck Duquesne (cduquesne@moore.edu or 215.965.4060)



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