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Led by artist Lynn Basa, this 90-minute webinar covers all aspects of researching and applying for public art commissions for visual artists. Questions answered include:

* Is public art for me?

* How do I find public art commissions?

* How does the selection process work?

* Does it require any special skills?

* Is it worth my while?

* Am I selling out if I make art for the general public?


TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS
You may attend this webinar using either a Mac or PC computer (with speakers), standard phone, smart phone, or tablet device.

Please login using either Chrome or Firefox. Safari is problematic. Make sure your Adobe Flash Player plugin is up-to-date. If it is not, you will be prompted to update it, which will take about a minute.

If you plan to attend via iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, please download and install the app AnyMeeting Attendee Viewer for iPhone.

A strong wifi or hard-wired Internet connection is preferred.

For additional technical questions or issues, please see the Questions? section below.


RECORDING
This webinar will be recorded. The recording will be shared with all previously registered participants after the webinar concludes, regardless of whether participants attend the live webinar or not. The recording will be posted online indefinitely. It is not available for download.


ABOUT LYNN BASA
Lynn Basa is a full-time artist living in Chicago. Her practice is focused on painting and public art. Formerly an instructor in the Sculpture department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, she is currently attending graduate school at SAIC in its new Low-Residency MFA program. She has completed over 50 public and private commissions and is the author of The Artist's Guide to Public Art: How to Find and Win Commissions (2008). Her most recent project is curating an experimental storefront installation/performance space for artists who create immersive, multi-sensory artworks based on the principles found in John Dewey's book, Art as Experience.


ABOUT THE ONLINE LEARNING PROGRAM
We are proud to offer selected topics from PDP workshops to the general public through the Online Learning Program. We are dedicated to extending our reach to artists who are new to Creative Capital’s professional development offerings, as well as those PDP alumni who are interested in a refresher course. Many of these courses are designed for individual artists of all disciplines, while others will be discipline-specific.

Most Online Learning sessions will be approximately 90 minutes in duration, including lecture and Q&A sessions. Webinars are taught and moderated live by talented workshop leaders, so the information is always up-to-date and engaging. Q&A sessions are included to be sure that all our participants have the chance to follow up on specific concerns.

More about the Online Learning Program.


QUESTIONS?
Please contact Matthew Deleget, Online Learning Consultant, at matthew@creative-capital.org.

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