Posted Monday, June 04, 2012 at 11:59AM
We are happy to share information about the Center for Cultural Innovation's (CCI) upcoming special convening that will address funding issues and resources available to individual artists in Los Angeles.
Saturday, June 9, 2012
9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
JACCC Japan America Theatre
244 S. San Pedro Street, Los Angeles
Registration table opens at 9:30 a.m.; program starts at 10:00 a.m.
The program will include morning Panel Discussions with local and national arts funders who will talk about the present and future funding environment for artists, as well as funding resources currently available in Los Angeles. The afternoon will offer Resource Roundtables to meet in small groups with funders and other service providers supporting Los Angeles individual artists.
Featured speakers and presenters for this event include:
Claire Peeps, Executive Director, The Durfee Foundation
Katharine DeShaw, Executive Director, United States Artists
Holly Sidford, President, Helicon Collaborative
Joe Smoke, Grant Program Director, City of L.A. Department of Cultural Affairs
Leslie Ito, Program Officer, Arts, California Community Foundation
Sofia Klatzker, Director of Grants and Professional Development, Los Angeles County Arts Commission
Erin Harkey, Civic Art Project Manager, Los Angeles County Arts Commission
Katy Hilton, Grants Manager, Investing in Artists and ARC Grants Programs
Jayna Swartzman, Program Manager, Creative Capacity Fund
Kira Maria Shewfelt, Artist Relations Coordinator, USA Projects
Daniel Kitowski, Director of Health Services, Western Region, The Actors Fund
Raélle Dorfan, Program Coordinator, Pentacle Help Desk/L.A.
Angie Kim, Board Chair, Center for Cultural Innovation
Cora Mirikitani, President and CEO, Center for Cultural Innovation
Registration fee is $10 and includes a light lunch.
Sponsored by: The Center for Cultural Innovation and Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles
For more information or to register, click here.