Artists Up: Native Artists Resources & Networking Event

Moving Forward, 2006 Serigraph. Shaun Peterson, (Puyallup/Tulalip) Photo Credit: Art and Soul City of Seattle Portable Works Collection
Moving Forward, 2006 Serigraph. Shaun Peterson, (Puyallup/Tulalip) Photo Credit: Art and Soul City of Seattle Portable Works Collection
Moving Forward, 2006 Serigraph. Shaun Peterson, (Puyallup/Tulalip) Photo Credit: Art and Soul  City of Seattle Portable Works Collection
Moving Forward, 2006 Serigraph.
Shaun Peterson, (Puyallup/Tulalip)
Photo Credit: Art and Soul
City of Seattle Portable Works Collection

ARTISTS UP will offer an evening of resources and

networking for Native Artists

April 20, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.,

Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center

 

On April 20, a free session to connect Native artists in Seattle, King County and Washington State to key services will be offered by ARTISTS UP partners: the Office of Arts & CultureArtist Trust and 4Culture. The evening is designed to share best practices for individual artists through peer learning, build connections between artists and funders, and demystify funding programs and processes. Artists working in dance, literature, media, music, theater, traditional arts, visual and public art are welcome.

The event will take place on Monday, April 20 at Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center located at 5011 Bernie Whitebear Way, Seattle, WA 98199. Daybreak Star Gallery Director, Andrew Morrison, will be providing an optional art tour of the Indian Cultural Center beginning at 5:30 p.m. The program will begin at 6 p.m. with an information and networking exchange from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served and art activities for school-aged kids (5 years and older) will be available upon registration for attendees who require child care. Artists can register online through April 15.

ARTISTS UP is a unique, collaborative program between Seattle’s Office of Arts & Culture; 4Culture, which serves all of King County; and Artist Trust, dedicated to supporting artists throughout Washington State.  Designed to engage under-represented artists, ARTISTS UP has successfully provided Latina/o, Asian, Asian Pacific Islander, Asian American, African, African American and Black artists face-to-face meetings with peer artists and funders over the last two years.

For more information, contact Irene Gómez at 206-684-7310 (M-F, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.). Transportation details: there is limited free parking adjacent to the venue in addition to unmarked spaces alongside the road. The center is also accessible via Metro Bus.

For more information please visit: www.artistsup.org