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The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Offers Artist Development Workshop at College’s Carnegie Library Center


“Making Art Your Business” Seminars to be Held Throughout the Day Saturday, October 29th



For Immediate Release

Friday, October 14, 2005

Contact:   Tim Kelly

                  Dottie Munro

                  Stockton Public Relations

                  (609) 652-4950


Atlantic City, N.J. – The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey will offer an Artist Development Workshop on Saturday, October 29, 2005 at the College’s Carnegie Library Center, 35 South Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard and Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City, New Jersey.


Registration will be held from 9:00 a.m. through 9:30 a.m., followed by a welcome address by Don Ehman of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, and Cynthia Lambert, Executive Director of the South Jersey Cultural Alliance.  Workshop sessions begin at 10:20 a.m. and will continue until 4:00 p.m.


Experts in their fields will provide a detailed and practical overview of how to manage the business aspects of an art career.  Topics to be covered include Business Planning Resources, Tax Preparation, Artist Spaces, Marketing Your Art, Legal Issues and Grant Writing for Artists.


The workshop was organized by the South Jersey Cultural Alliance, and made possible by a co-sponsored grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.


A registration form can be filled out online at the South Jersey Cultural Alliance website, then printed and mailed to them at 327 Central Avenue, Suite 101, Linwood, New Jersey  08221.  The cost to register for these events is $20.00 and includes continental breakfast, lunch and afternoon refreshments.  Mail in deadline for registration is October 21.  A faxed registration will be accepted until October 24, with pay at the door convenience.  The Alliance’s fax number is 609-926-0251.


All workshop sites are accessible to artists with disabilities.  For special arrangements, call the Cultural Alliance Offices at 609-926-1639, or the New Jersey State Council on the Arts at 609-984-7023.