June 7 Marketing for Artists
R2AC sponsors Marketing for Artists, a professional development workshop presented by Noah Keesecker from Springboard for the Arts. This workshop is devoted to identifying the right audience for your artistic output, positioning yourself and developing marketing strategies and a marketing plan geared for that audience.
Time: 6 - 8:30 p.m.
Place: Coldwell Banker, 101 South Main, Park Rapids, MN
June 11 Doing Business Online
R2AC sponsors Doing Business Online, a professional development workshop for artists presented by Ryan Pesch of the University of Minnesota Extension. Explore tools available to best connect with customers. Learn about selling your work online. Discuss concerns related to online transactions like security, shipping and costs. Explore the use of Paypal and online banking platforms.
Time: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Place: Bemidji High School, Bemidji
All artists served by R2AC are invited to attend. Make an investment in the future of your arts business. To register, call 751-5447 / 800 275-5447 or email R2AC.
June 11-15 Bemidji ARTCAMP
Headwaters School of Music & the Arts will host Bemidji ARTCAMP. This year's featured artists as instructors include Margaret Burger, Cal Rice and Kristin Majkrzak. This camp is open to students ages 13-18. Events start Monday at noon and end Friday evening.
Please contact Headwaters School of Music & the Arts for more information and to register at 218-444-5606. Cost: $100 a day or $500 for the week. This is an unique art experience that no teen will want to miss.
June 14 Jerome Foundation Informational Workshop for Emerging Film and Video Makers
An informational session will be conducted for emerging film and video makers interested in submitting a proposal to the 2012 Minnesota Film and Video Grant Program in the disciplines of experimental, narrative, documentary and animated film and video making. Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend.
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Location: IFP Minnesota, 2446 University Avenue West, Suite 100, St. Paul, MN
June 15 Photography for Artists
Blank Canvas Gallery presents Photography for Artists instructed by Cal Rice. Participants will learn to photograph both two and three dimensional art. These skills can be used to document your art for brochures, shows and inventory.
Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Place: Northwoods Bank, 1200 East First Street, Park Rapids, MN
To register, visit Blank Canvas Gallery or call or email Karen Sharbo at 218-732-5630 or 612-619-7506. This workshop is sponsored in part by Region 2 Arts Council.
June 18-28 Youth Chamber Camp
Dr. Melanie Hanson will be leading the Headwaters School of Music & Arts first Chamber Camp for string students. She will assign students to a chamber music group that will meet for one hour on Mondays & Wednesdays. Large group will meet 4:30-5:30 on Tuesdays & Thursdays. Cost is $50.
Call the Headwaters School of Music & the Arts at 218-444-5606 to register and for more information.
June 19 Community Collaboration Workshop (Baudette)
NOTE: This workshop has been rescheduled for Wednesday June 27
June 19 Photography Workshop with Steve Peterson
Photographer Steve Peterson will discuss composition and the ways casual photographers can use savvy design techniques to make professional looking photographs.
Time 7 p.m.
Location: Nemeth Art Center, 301 Court Ave, Park Rapids, MN
June 19, 20, 21 Painting Crystal
Blank Canvas Gallery presents Painting Crystal watercolor workshop instructed by June Young. Learn to use the process of glazing to produce a realistic watercolor painting of cut glass crystal. Learn to use the subtle nuances of color and light to make painting come alive and achieve luminosity of color.
Times: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Century Middle School, 501 Helten Ave, Park Rapids, MN
Cost: $185 (Member and sponsor discounts apply)
June 27 Community Collaboration Workshop in Baudette
R2AC presents a Community Collaboration Workshop, designed for artists, non-profits, community organizers and city planners to come together and share arts project ideas with the goal of strengthening Lake of the Woods communities through art. Presenter Mark Turner will explore the value of coordinating arts events and activities with other regional partners and share concrete examples of collaborative efforts and cutting edge arts collaborative practices.
Time: 6-8 p.m. JUNE 27 (New Date)
Location: The Depot, Baudette
Email or call R2AC at 218-751-5447 or 800-275-5447 by June 20 to register.
June 28-30 Jane Freeman's Watercolor Workshop
Watercolor artist Jane Freeman will facilitate a workshop for adult artists who wish to enhance their artistic skill. This workshop will meet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day at Beltrami Electric meeting room.
Cost is $180 and space is limited.
Call 218-444-5606 to register and for more information.
Clear Waters Life Center, Gonvick
Monday classes offered at 1-3 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Cost: 15 per class. For more information and a membership form, call 218-776-2789.
Pottery Studio with Al Spray
1st Monday of June - August 2012
Drawing/Painting Studio with Jay Jones
2nd Monday of June - August 2012
Mosaic/Glass Studio with JoAnn McFarlin
3rd Monday of June 2012 - February 2013
Headwaters School of Music & the Arts
Third Street Singers, a non-audition senior chorus program, rehearses Monday afternoons from 1-2 p.m. weekly in the recital hall and performs regularly in the community. Call 218-444-5606 with any questions.