Arts Council
Kentucky Arts Council to host webinar for artists

Press Release Date:  Friday, July 11, 2014  
Contact Information:  Emily B. Moses
Communications Director
502-564-3757, ext. 472
emilyb.moses@ky.gov
 


FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Arts Council will host an online workshop for Kentucky visual and craft artists interested in applying to the Kentucky Crafted Program, an arts marketing initiative featuring the Commonwealth's finest artists.

The one-hour webinar, "Tips for Applying to the Kentucky Crafted Program," will begin at 7 p.m. EDT Tuesday, July 22. Topics will include eligibility, benefits, the application process and assessment criteria. Registration for the webinar is limited to 25 participants and will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

"This webinar is an opportunity for artists who are interested in applying to the Kentucky Crafted Program to have their questions answered in advance," said Lori Meadows, arts council executive director. "The information provided will assist artists in preparing and submitting a professional and complete application."

To register for the webinar, go to:
http://artscouncil.ky.gov/Opportunities/webinars/CraftWebinarReg.htm.

Kentucky Crafted is an adjudicated arts marketing program that provides assistance to Kentucky visual and craft artists through marketing and promotional opportunities and arts business training. Each year, members of the program have the opportunity to show work at Kentucky Crafted: The Market, the Commonwealth's largest fine art and craft show.

To view guidelines or to apply to the Kentucky Crafted Program, visit http://artscouncil.ky.gov/Opportunities/KyCrafted.htm, or contact Ed Lawrence, arts marketing director, at ed.lawrence@ky.gov or 502-564-8110, ext. 473. The deadline to apply for the program is Aug. 15.

The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, creates opportunities for Kentuckians to value, participate in and benefit from the arts. Kentucky Arts Council funding is provided by the Kentucky General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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