Consultation fee: $25 / $5 for members*
*Member tickets sold out.
Participants will sit down for a 20-minute, one-on-one consultation with Lynn Lobell, Grant & Resource Manager for Queens Council on the Arts, who will provide individualized and tailored feedback on a piece of writing, such as a grant application, artist statement, or promotional material, for example. Participants may bring applications for an upcoming opportunity, or even a previously submitted application from a past opportunity. Skype/phone consultations are available upon request. Please note consultations do not need to be for an opportunity associated with the Queens Council on the Arts.
Participants are required to send a completed draft of their materials and any other relevant items—such as support images, CV, artist statement, etc.—to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 48 hours before scheduled appointment.
Lynn Lobell is the Grant & Resource Manager for Queens Council on the Arts. Ms. Lobell has served in several capacities at QCA, including Managing Director as well as the Director of the Queens Arts Fund (QAF) since 1999. Ms. Lobell has served as grant panelist for the NYS Council on the Arts, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs as well as for other NYC organizations. She has served on several grantmaker discussion panels for various organizations throughout New York City, including the CUE Art Foundation and has facilitated the selection process for the Queens Laureate Poet in 2010 and 2015.
Ms. Lobell serves as an advisor on the Astoria Performing Arts Center board as well as a consultant to the New York Foundation on the Arts Filmmaker Doctors Hours. Lynn received an Arts Management Certificate from NYU in 2005 and graduated from the University of Alabama with a B.F.A. in photography. Ms. Lobell has been honored by NYC Council member Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer for her commitment to the arts community in Queens. Lynn has also worked as a freelance photographer as well as an artist’s representative and photo editor for various magazine publications.