Upcoming Workshops with ACI Manitoba

ACIlogocolourwithwebsite.jpg Upcoming Workshops
Life and Artmergencies: The 7 Aspects of Personal Resiliency

November 9, 6:30pm-8:30pm

Instructor: Erin Stewart
Cost: Free for ACI members, $5 for non-members
Location: Millennium Library (251 Donald Street)
Description: As an artist, you may be especially sensitive to criticism because you are your work. You may face extraordinarily difficult financial and life circumstances. How do we, as human beings, deal constructively with life’s shortcomings and setbacks?

Selling Your Graphic Novel
November 9, 9am – 4pm
Instructors: GMB Chomichuk and John Toone
Cost: $39
Location: Absurd Machine Studios (300-72 Princess Street)
Description: Learn the business of making graphic novels: From idea to pitch, from print to market, and all the bold adventures along the way. Join award winning graphic novelist GMB Chomichuk and 5 time Manitoba Book Award nominee John Toone as they deliver a no holds barred look at the comic industry.
Festival and Event Management Master Class Follow Up Workshop
November 16, 9:30am-4pm
Instructor: Paul Gudgin
Cost: $175 (You are welcome to bring a colleague(s) for $105)
Location: Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources Classroom (4th Floor – 245 McDermot Avenue)
Description: The idea of this follow up workshop is to bring people from the three previous Festival and Event Management Master Class workshops together to develop some of the ideas and themes of the original course. It is a great opportunity, not only to develop your knowledge from the initial workshop, but also to work with a broad group of festival professionals in sessions dedicated to making a difference to your event.
The Studio Visit with Mary Reid
November 22, 7pm-9pm
Instructor: Mary Reid
Cost: Free for MAWA and ACI members, $10 for all others
Location: MAWA (611 Main Street)
Description: You have been toiling away, all alone, in your studio for quite some time. You feel strongly about your new work and want to share it. More importantly, you want to receive some feedback on your practice from a peer, a senior artist, a curator or an arts writer. Curator Mary Reid will offer some keen advice on how to prepare for a successful studio visit and break down some of the anxiety about presenting your work.
AMYC Alumni Course: Budgeting for Grant Applications
November 30, 6-9pm
Instructor: Gerry Atwell
Cost: $25 for AMYC students
Location: Millennium Library (251 Donald Street)
Description: Interested in taking the grant application plunge? Learn how to prepare the budgeting for your project applications in this workshop.
If you require more information or would like to register, please contact Lisa at  or 927-ARTS (2787). This information is also available in the Training section of our website at www.creativemanitoba.ca/training/workshops-courses-seminars.


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