Asheville Area Arts Council News - March 1, 2013

Arts and Entertainment

March 5, 2013

From: Asheville Area Arts Council

Register for the Creative Sector Summit HERE!
The Creative Sector Summit 2013 focuses on the importance of the relationship between arts and economic development, by bringing into focus opportunities to create jobs in the arts and how to utilize the vitalizing qualities of arts and culture to building community and the economy. A feature of this year’s Summit is arts and culture based development, an exciting national trend building partnerships between local governments, economic drivers, nonprofit arts and culture organizations, and private investors, to build vibrant American communities.

The Creative Sector Summit is an initiative facilitated by the Asheville Area Arts Council, in partnership with the City of Asheville, the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce, The Asheville Art Museum, The Asheville Community Theater, Handmade in America, The Asheville HUB Project, Arts North Carolina, and affiliate organizations and individuals within the Asheville/Buncombe area Creative Sector.
View the Complete Creative Sector Summit 2013 Schedule HERE

AAAC to host Craft Lab: Contract Negotiations and Legal Issues

March 16, 2013, 4:00  - 6:00 PM

Location: Asheville Area Arts Council - 346 Depot St. Asheville
Negotiations and Legal Issues
Beyond exclusivity and commission percentage, there are many issues to consider in a consignment agreement. Many of the same items apply for a simple exhibition agreement. Also, accepting commissions can be a nightmare without a proper contract. Tips regarding fifteen topics are included, plus problems to avoid, and how to diplomatically handle negotiations.
Reservations are required.

To register contact Yoko at 828.252.0121 x 303 or 

All AAAC members - FREE!
HandMade in America Members(Artist level or above) - FREE!
HandMade in America Members(Basic level) - $10
Non-members - $20

Opening Reception of "Aptheosis" solo exhibition of Tom Pazderka

Please join us for the Opening Reception March 8, 2013 from 6:00-9:00pm at The Asheville Area Arts Council gallery, 346 Depot Street Asheville, NC 28801
Pazderka is a conceptual mixed media artist. “Apotheosis” is a critique of cultural ideology and use of power.  An American “coming of age” visual story that expands beyond visual art and explores history, science, occult and metaphysical studies, philosophy, psychology, construction, and architecture.  Pazderka works have been exhibited at the Grace Center Gallery, Mills River, NC; The Push Gallery, Asheville, NC; Cameron Art Museum, Wilmington, NC; The Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC.
On display March 7–April 6, 2013