The city of Santa Clarita will present a visual arts symposium at The Centre on Saturday, Oct. 20.
Three sessions specifically for visual artists and two arts-focused keynote addresses will highlight the program, which is free and open to the public.
Getting Social: The Artist and Social Media
9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Mitra is an interdisciplinary artist and assistant director at the Wildling Museum of Art and Nature. She is an award-winning visual designer with an M.A. from the Pacifica Graduate Institute and a B.F.A. from the Kansas City Art Institute.
Pricing Your Art
1:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Peter is the Executive Director of the Los Angeles Art Association (LAAA) and its premiere La Cienega exhibition space Gallery 825. Peter has implemented cultural exchanges with Korea, Germany and China, initiated collaborative installations with Tim Hawkinson and Lita Albuquerque, and created LAAA’s public art program. Peter has curated exhibitions throughout Southern California.
Bob received his M.F.A. from the University of Indiana and an M.A. at the University of Tulsa. Mr, Privitt is a Professor Emeritus at Pepperdine University. From 1979 to 2002 Bob was a Professor of Fine Arts at Pepperdine University, and the University Galleries Director from 1981-1991. Bob has had numerous solo exhibitions, as well as group shows both nationally and internationally.
Rebecca Edwards is a Professor of Art at College of the Canyons where she mixes her love of art with her love of teaching. She is a practicing, visual artist who received her B.F.A. from the San Francisco Art Institute. She received her M.F.A. from Cal State, Los Angeles.
Creating a Compelling Portfolio
4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Shannon is an Assistant Professor in the Graphic and Multimedia Design program at College of The Canyons, as well as a partner at Parallel-Play, where she designs communication solutions for arts and education based non-profit organizations like 826National, InnerCity Arts, Koreatown Youth and Community Center as well as 826LA. She received her BFA from Otis College of Art and Design and was a Chronicle Books Design Fellow.
The Centre is located in the Santa Clarita Sports Complex, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350.