Monday, August 8, 2011, 6-7:30pm

FOR ARTS ADMINISTRATORS: Tuesday, August 9, 2011, Noon – 1:00pm
4Culture, 101 Prefontaine Place South, Seattle RSVP: rsvp4culture@gmail.com

4Culture is pleased to host two presentations by Eleanor Whitney from Artspire, a program of the New York Foundation for the Arts(NYFA). Whitney will provide an overview of Artspire/NYFA’s support program for artists available nationally, including NYFA Source and fiscal sponsorship.

ARTIST FUNDING: 4Culture and Artist Trust welcome you to join fellow artists on Monday, August 8th from 6 – 7:30pm, to learn about Artspire, a new national resource for artists seeking fundraising and professional development assistance. Learn how to find critical information about grant research, fiscal sponsorship and fundraising strategies will be shared. Emerging, mid and late-career artists working in the visual, performing, literary media and interdisciplinary arts are encouraged to attend this free, informal presentation.

ADMINISTRATORS, CURATORS, MANAGERS ORIENTATION: On Tuesday, August 9th from Noon – 1:30 arts advocates and administrators who serve artists of all disciplines are encouraged to attend this free, brown-bag lunch presentation to learn about Artspire, a new national resource for artists seeking fundraising and professional development assistance. Bring your lunch, hang out with colleagues, and find out about NYFA’s services available to the artists you assist. Administrators, curators, managers, advocates and all who support artists are welcome.

Both presentations will be held at 4Culture, located at 101 Prefontaine Place South (at the intersection of Third Avenue South and Prefontaine Place South) in Seattle’s Pioneer Square neighborhood.

4Culture, the largest funder of individual artists in Washington State, is pleased to have this opportunity to share information about NYFA’s resources to artists in our state.

About Splabman

Poet & interviewer Paul E Nelson founded SPLAB (Seattle Poetics LAB) & the Cascadia Poetry Festival. Since 1993, SPLAB has produced hundreds of poetry events & 600 hours of interview programming with legendary poets & whole systems activists including Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Joanne Kyger, Robin Blaser, Diane di Prima, Daphne Marlatt, Nate Mackey, George Bowering, Barry McKinnon, José Kozer, Brenda Hillman & many others. Paul’s books include American Prophets (interviews 1994-2012) (2018) American Sentences (2015) A Time Before Slaughter (2009) and Organic in Cascadia: A Sequence of Energies (2013). Co-Editor of Make It True: Poetry From Cascadia (2015), 56 Days of August: Poetry Postcards (2017) and Samthology: A Tribute to Sam Hamill (2019) Make it True meets Medusario (2019), he’s presented poetry/poetics in London, Brussels, Nanaimo, Qinghai & Beijing, China, has had work translated into Spanish, Chinese & Portuguese & writes an American Sentence every day. Awarded a residency at The Lake, from the Morris Graves Foundation in Loleta, CA, he’s published work in Golden Handcuffs Review, Zen Monster, Hambone, and elsewhere. Winner of the 2014 Robin Blaser Award from The Capilano Review, he is engaged in a 20 year bioregional cultural investigation of Cascadia and lives in Rainier Beach, in the Cascadia bioregion’s Cedar River watershed.
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