This course is designed for working and aspiring artists who want to expand their careers. Linda Vallejo is the perfect artist and instructor to guide you.
This Zoom Course will teach artists how to consolidate a complete presentation package and social media campaign to reach out and respond to scholars, educators, curators, critics, and gallerists. She will also teach participants how to apply for grants, fellowships, and residency opportunities. Each Zoom meeting will engage artists in a dialogue, answer questions, and respond to individual needs. Participants will receive a course manual and a list of grant opportunities.
Saturday, June 10, and Sunday, June 11, 10 am – 1 pm (with a working lunch at 12 noon).
Instructor: Linda Vallejo
Linda Vallejo, National Women’s Caucus for the Arts 2022 Lifetime Achievement Awardee, has presented solo exhibitions at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes (2019-2020); Kean University, Karl & Helen Burger Gallery, Union, New Jersey and Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA (2018); bG Gallery, Santa Monica (2017); Texas A&M University Reynolds Gallery (2016); Bert Green Fine Art, Chicago Ill, UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, Los Angeles CA (2015); and Lancaster Museum of Art and History in Lancaster CA (2017 & 2014).
On December 26, 2022, she was included in ArtNEWS “Art Canon in Drag: Female Artists Reimagine Famous Works by Men,” by Karen Chernick. Her recent solo exhibition Brown Belongings was featured in the NY Times “Visualizing Latino Populations Through Art” by Jill Cowan, New York, NY (Nov 26, 2019) and in LA Times “Linda Vallejo and a decade of art that unapologetically embraces brownness,” by Matt Stromberg (June 20, 2019).
She also works as a one-on-one Artist Coach working for emerging and established artists to advance their careers through grants and residencies, an expanded exhibition and publication opportunities.