The Executive Director of the California Arts Council, Craig Watson, will be in Nevada County on February 21 as the keynote presenter at the Nevada County Arts (NCArts) sponsored workshop: The Art of Promotion: Marketing Your Art. Watson, who began his tenure as CAC director in July, has also headed arts councils in Long Beach, Santa Barbara, and Sonoma County.
Joining Watson in the workshop will be a panel of regional experts on arts promotion including Julie Baker, Executive Director at The Center for the Arts and NCArts Board Member; Brett Bentley.
Brian Buckley the NCArts Education Chair highlights some of the benefits of attending the workshop.
“All of these individuals have working knowledge of promotional strategies for virtually every genre of artistic endeavor. Craig Watson will also be talking about support from the California Arts Council and grant opportunities.”
This is the first of a planned series of workshops sponsored by NCArts. The Art of Promotion Workshop is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m., February 21, at the Off Center Stage in the Center for the Arts.