Friday, December 17, 2010

Plot points from @OVAC Twitter Feed: 12/17/10

Behind the Art Scenes:                       
incredible: visual literacy course improves medical diagnostic capabilities. Thanks for link @americans4arts

Fascinating study of recession's affect on artists. Not surprised: 80% volunteered, surprised: 40% w/o health insurance

All interested in freedom of artistic integrity should be watching dialogue surrounding Smithsonian pulling Wojnarowicz’s artwork

fascinating, artists giving art away to worthy new collectors, goal of diversifying reach of art

Artists, were you taught about studio safety in your art program? Curious if you think about toxicity, etc, see article

Agreed, helpful advocacy RT @okartscouncil: Great source for info about arts...check out @Americans4Arts on Facebook

Wow congrats! RT @tzokc: OKC's own @deadcenter named one of 20 COOLEST FILM FESTIVALS IN THE WORLD by Movie Maker magazine. Pas

$2.5 million given to artists last night, wow makes my head spin. Go @USAforART!

All artists deal with rejection, but how well?

Avoid these examples of artists' pr self-centeredness RT @fracturedatlas: "The # 1 Marketing Mistake Artists Make"

artists, are you sleeping enough? Article in @artcalendar talks about why and how

"Artists give the world something it didn't realize it was missing," Daniel Pink #cwf2010

Opportunities for artists & volunteers:
new arts job listing from @cityartscenter & several museum positions on the OK Museum's website

This Land Press is calling photographers: looking for freelancers for projects (yes, we pay). Contact

Important for older & younger artists RT @abstanfield: Aging as an artist includes resources

Okie artists looking to show, @iaogallery accepting proposals

artist's perspective on deciding to what opportunities to apply

new online resource for artists about free speech & artists' rights

OVAC News:
you got questions, we've got answers (well some attempts anyway). new FAQ about OVAC & Okie artists on our site

nice feature in @urbantulsa on new survey exhibition debuting in 2012, support from the fabulous Nat'l Endowment for Arts

Experience Required: None. How often do you hear that? Seeking spring interns interested in arts, non-profit admin

5 artists already have submitted art for Momentum OKC; incredible since the deadline isn't until Feb 7

debut young artists' work, build our cultural community, advertise your business. Seeking sponsors for Momentum OKC

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