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Art Talks

Are you an artist looking for a venue to connect with other artists? Would you like to learn about different topics of interest to artists in the community?

Art Talks, in partnership with the Ann Arbor District Library, is a series of professional development events for artists, designers, crafters and freelance creatives that are free and open to the public. Come connect with the local arts community, the Art Center, other artists, and attend topical talks by guest speakers.

We're excited to have partnered with the Ann Arbor District Library for our Art Talks! From now on all of our Art Talks will be held in their facilities. 


Art Talks Artists Meey and Greet Ann Arbor Art Center

Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Time: 6:00 to 8:00pm

Location: Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

Topic: Get Your Writing Published

Speaker: Lillian Li

Join us for our next Art Talk, where Guest speaker, Lillian Li will draw from her experience of publishing her bestselling novel, Number One Chinese Restaurant in June 2018.

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About the speaker:

Lillian Li is the author of the novel Number One Chinese Restaurant (Henry Holt). Her work has been published in Guernica, Granta, Glimmer Train, Bon Appetit, and Jezebel. Originally from the D.C. metro area, she lives in Ann Arbor.

Click to see our past Art Talks:

September 19, 2018: Instagram for Artists, by Ellen Sherman

August 15, 2018: Framing Your Artwork - Things To Know

July 25, 2018: Selling at Art Fairs - Things to know, by Autumn Alakson

May 23, 2018: How to price your artwork, by Andrea Rosenfeld

March 28, 2018: Contracts and Copyright for Artists

February 28, 2018: Tax Tips For Artists, by Eric J. Gould

January 31, 2018: Marketing for Artists: Personal Branding, by Jim Hume

July 12, 2017: MCACA FY18 Minigrant Workshop, by Arts Alliance

June 21, 2017: Finding your inspiration: A conversation with Kim DeBord

May, 17, 2017: How Hatch Art in Hamtrack operates, by Chris Schneider

April 6, 2017: Get the Scoop on ArtPrize, by Kevin Buist

January 26, 2017: Make, Create, Collaborate - a discussion with the founders of Ypsi Alloy Studios, by Elize Jekabson, Jessica Tenbusch and Ilana Houten

November 30, 2016: How to build an exceptional, affordable website, by Sean Hickey & Keith Kopinski

October 26, 2016: How to Create a Strong Creative Business, by Andrea Rosenfeld

September 28, 2016: POP-X Edition, Collaborative Projects: You don’t have to say yes, but you can’t say no, by Andrew Thompson

August 24, 2016: Life between the Right and Left brain, by John Posa

July 20, 2016: Art Fair Edition

June 22, 2016: Tips on Applying for Grants, by Allison Buck

May 25, 2016: How to Submit your Artwork to a Show or Gallery, by Megan Winkel

April 27, 2016: How to Photograph your Artwork, by Nick Azzaro

March 23rd, 2016: How to Write an Artists' Statement, by Maya West

March 1, 2016: Tax Tips for Artists, by Thomas R. Gawne

December 29, 2015: Holiday party and critique night

November 20, 2015: Nawal Motawi, founder of Motawi Tileworks

October 28, 2015: Switching Paths - Art as a second career, by Monte Nagler

September 30, 2015: How to Price your Art, by Nathan Rice

August 21, 2015: Legal Issues for Artists: How to protect your work and make sure you are paid, by Brandon Weiner

July 22, 2015: Passion Meets Frustration: How mental stress is part of being an artist, by Tiffany Tuttle

June 15, 2015: Resources for Artists, by Rachel Parke

May 20, 2015: Dealing with Rejection as an artist, by Nathan Rice

April 21, 2015: Digitally Marketing your Art, by Luisa Puentes

This activity is supported by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.