Friday, October 2, 2009
The New York State Artist Workspace Consortium is an organization comprising ten leading contemporary art institutions across the state. Fostering the creative process, the workspaces provide artists with freedom, space, time, equipment, technical assistance, stipends, and other resources for experimentation and exploration. This half-day conference examines the evolving relationships between workspaces, artists, curators, funders, journalists, and communities through a series of panel discussions and breakout sessions. Conference speakers include artists Edgar Arceneaux, Mark Dion, and Byron Kim; Sina Najafi, Editor-in-Chief, Cabinet Magazine; Mina Takahashi, Editor, Hand Papermaking; Nancy Princenthal, Senior Editor, Art in America; Phong Bui, Publisher, Brooklyn Rail; Linda Earle, Executive Director, The New York Arts Program, Ohio Wesleyan University; Alyson Baker, Executive Director, Socrates Sculpture Park; Ruby Lerner, CEO/President, Creative Capital; Yvonne Force Villareal, Founder, Art Production Fund; Katy Siegel, Professor of Art History, Hunter College; Ian Berry, Curator and Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs, Tang Teaching Museum, Skidmore College; and Sarah Suzuki, The Sue and Eugene Mercy, Jr., Assistant Curator of Prints and Illustrated Books, The Museum of Modern Art.
Photo by Paula Court
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