Register for Studio Sessions Webinar Series on Grant Writing Essentials

(Halifax/ K’jipuktuk) – Visual Arts Nova Scotia is delighted to announce the return of Studio Sessions, the webinar series for artists! Starting on Wednesday, February 21, at 6pm AT, this three-part online workshop series will focus on grant writing essentials for artists.Each one hour session will be taught by grant writing consultant, interdisciplinary/media artist, and NSCAD University instructor Becka Barker, and will allow artists from across the country to learn about leveraging opportunities, drafting a proposal, and writing essentials from the comfort of their own home or studio.

This webinar series is designed to give artists practical help for creating successful applications and proposals to support artistic creation, exhibition, research, and professional development. Artists will be expected to leverage their creative and critical skills as they learn how to assess opportunities for support, respond effectively to funding criteria (while maintaining their artistic voice), and draft clear texts that accurately convey the artist’s ideas, needs, and hopes.

Webinars are only $18 each for VANS Members ($28 for Non-Members) or you can bundle all three for just $45 ($75 for Non-Members). For more info and to register, visit the  Workshops page of the VANS website.

LEVERAGING OPPORTUNITIES
This webinar will give an overview of how to find funding opportunities, what goes into a good grant, and how to utilize opportunities to best support your practice.
Wednesday, February 21, 6 – 7pm AT
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, February 14

PROPOSAL ANATOMIES
A well-written proposal is essential for convincing funders to support your work. In this webinar, you will learn how to draft a strong proposal while remaining true to your artistic vision and voice.
Wednesday, February 28, 6 – 7pm AT
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, February 21

ARTISTS, WRITING
This webinar gets into the nitty-gritty of writing: strengthen your command of grammar and syntax to help your proposal content and artist statements shine.
Wednesday, March 7, 6 – 7pm AT
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, February 28

Let’s be honest, it is hard get motivated to leave your house or studio and travel in winter weather to attend a workshop. This webinar series is short, jam-packed with great information and you can learn without leaving home.

For further information regarding this series please contact:
Carri MacKay
Programming Coordinator
902.423.4694 | 1.866.225.8267 | f: 902.422.0881

communicate@visualarts.ns.ca