As part of the exhibition, Fresh Out of School, MIT Faculty of Creative Arts alumni Nicole Lim and Ema Tavola are presenting a crash course in visual arts professional practice at Fresh Gallery Otara from 12.30-2pm on Saturday 26 October.

Graduating with degrees in Visual Arts, both Nicole and Ema have spent most of their professional lives working at Fresh Gallery Otara and within the context of local government community arts delivery in South Auckland. Combined, the two have over 10 years worth of knowledge and experience from working with emerging and established local, national and international artists from diverse backgrounds. They have both developed strong professional practices in the areas of project management, administration, collaboration and partnerships.

The Professional Practice 101 workshop will offer participants an overview of the process of exhibition making, advice on engineering a web presence, documenting and writing about art, promotion, criticism and networking…

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