ARP Workshops & Webinars

Workshops and webinars are free and accessible to ARP members and artists who have requested support from Artist Relief Project.

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July 2021 Classes

Descriptions of upcoming courses with registration links are updated frequently and posted below.
To view all course offerings in Calendar format, visit this link:
Upcoming Classes in Calendar View

Financial Wellness Webinar: Protecting Your Identity and Other Assets

LIVE Webinar with Q & A Session

This webinar will provide a basic introductory overview of steps you can take to protect your identity and other assets. You will learn what to do in the event of identity theft or fraud and how insurance can help protect you from financial loss.

Additionally, an insurance representative will be available to answer your questions about insuring your personal and professional assets.

Protecting Your Identity and Other Assets
Wednesday, July 14, 6:30 – 8:00p CST
Note: This session includes opportunity for Q & A with financial and insurance representatives.

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ARP Community Show and Tell

LIVE Peer Share and Discussion

Share about your arts-related projects and goals, and learn what other ARP members are working on!

During this live peer share and discussion, participants will have the opportunity to talk about their art, share their current arts projects ad goals, and (if desired) pose questions to receive feedback from a supportive and encouraging community of creatives. (Sharing is not required if you would prefer to participate as an observer and supportive community member.)

Community Show and Tell
Thursday, July 15, 7:00 – 8:30p CST
Artists in all disciplines are welcome to attend. Our objective is to continue fostering a supportive community of artists and creatives who are experiencing similar professional challenges in our current economic climate.

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Maintaining a Positive Outlook

A Discussion on Tactics for Dealing with Negative Reviews, Rejection, and Imposter Syndrome

Do you struggle with navigating harsh critics’ reviews, rejection letters, or imposter syndrome in general? Do you doubt your abilities, questions your career choices, or feel your creativity stifle as a result? If so, first of all…you’re not alone.

During this discussion and exchange, gain tactics and learn about resources to help you maintain a positive outlook, including methods for responding to and incorporating negative feedback and cultivating positive self-talk and proactive productivity. Participants will have the opportunity to share lessons they have learned, talk about current struggles, and ask for suggestions.

Maintaining a Positive Outlook
Thursday, June 22, 7:00 – 8:30p CST

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Writing an Effective Artist’s Statement

LIVE Webinar and Q & A

Whether you’re starting from scratch or refining your statement for a new project or application, this webinar will give you the skills to articulate the intent and goals driving your art. You’ll learn the norms for content, length, and organization and get tips on how to best convey your creative intentions to your audience.

During this webinar, you will learn the norms, expectations, and function of an artist’s statement and how to adapt your artist’s statement for a variety of purposes. You will receive resources and prompts to help guide your writing process and empower you with the tools to outline, write, and edit your artist’s statement.

Writing an Effective Artist’s Statement
Wednesday, June 28, 6:30 – 8:00p CST

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Frequently Asked Questions

ARP workshops and webinars are free and accessible to ARP members and practicing artists who have requested support from Artist Relief Project.

ARP membership is free and available to practicing artists who are committed to pursuing a career in the arts and who may be facing professional challenges as a result of ever-changing economic and societal circumstances. To request membership, please fill out the ARP Membership Application.
(Note: If you have requested financial support from Artist Relief Project in the past, you are already an ARP member.)

Our online workshops are live, interactive classes, during which you can ask questions and practice applying learned skills. You will be asked at designated points during the class to apply the knowledge you’ve learned through interactive activities and possibly be given opportunities to share your work and/ or experiences with the instructor and other workshop attendees.

You must reserve a space via the reservation forms linked on this page. Spaces are limited.

The main requirement is that you have access to a reliable internet connection and device to view the webinar during the scheduled time. If you’d like to participate in the interactive learning experiences and discussions during our workshops, you will also need a webcam and mic.

At this time we do not have plans to circulate recordings of workshop and webinar materials. We encourage you to attend the classes and enjoy the live interactive experiences along with an encouraging and supportive community of your fellow creative colleagues.

Upcoming Workshops & Webinars

Learn the norms for content, length, and organization of an effective artist's statement and get tips on how to best convey your creative intentions to your audience.

Case Studies in Creative Fundraising

August 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In this workshop and discussion, you'll review several case studies of unique fundraisers in both the visual and performing arts. You'll learn the necessities of creating a fundraiser, discuss tactics for engaging your supporters in creative ways, and be given the opportunity to discuss, ask questions, and brainstorm ideas for your own fundraising goals.

An introductory overview of how to understand, access, and improve your credit reports and scores.

Community Show and Tell

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Share about your arts-related project and goals, and learn what other ARP members are working on. Talk about your art, share about your current projects, and (if desired) pose questions to receive feedback from a supportive community of artists and creatives.