Artists Corner

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John Simmons

John Simmons, Photographer, Cinematographer, ASC

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Call for Mentors

Mentors have a significant role in assisting Artists-in-Residence along their artistic journey. A strong mentor candidate would have the following:

  • – A notable body of work in both the past and recent years
  • – Proven ability to provide information and knowledge
  • – Previous experience as a mentor
  • – A framework that one is able to explain and use for mentoring Artists-in-Residence
  • – Proven ability to adapt one’s style to meet learning needs of mentee

The mentor hourly rate is $75/hour for up to twelve hours per mentee. Send cover letter, resume, and two references to:

Recent Seminars

Seminar One
How to Price Your Artwork with Confidence

Halima Taha and Diane Dinkins-Carr discuss how to price art with confidence. Start by knowing the fair market value of your artwork. Fair market value is the price at which a willing buyer and a willing seller agree to on a piece of art. The importance of planning ahead is critical for pricing. Last, decide on what type of artists you would like to be. Will you treat your artwork as a business and profession or as a hobby? View video for details.