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Meet & Mingle with Visual Artists

A talk cum networking session for artists and creatives
Description
Are you a sculptor, painter, photographer, printmaker, fine artist, contemporary artist or craftsman?

Would you like to meet like-minded individuals, and stakeholders in the field of the visual arts including curators, arts managers, art directors, art dealers, gallerists and more?

Come join us for an evening of networking and sharing with the visual arts community organized by Six Degrees.

Highlights...

  • Attend a special talk "The Business of Art" given by Joanna Lee & Renee Lee (See speakers profiles below)

Program

7.00 pm - Registration
7.15 pm - Welcome Note
7.20 pm - "The Business of Art" by Joanna Lee & Renee Lee
8.20 pm - Mingling over refreshments
9.00 pm - Industry Sharing Session
9.30 pm - More Mingling
10.00 pm - That's a wrap...feel free to mingle on

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Speakers' Profiles

Joanna Lee runs her own art and curatorial consultancy SapereArt, and contributes as an independent art critic and adviser on Singapore and Southeast Asian art. The curatorial projects she has worked on include the inaugural exhibitions of the Singapore Art Museum, where she was a assistant director and senior curator until 2004, and the Venice Biennale. Her published essays include monographs on Chua Ek Kay, Anthony Poon, Matthew Ngui, Goh Beng Kwan, the Artist Village, Michael Lee, Widayat and Srihadi Sudarsono. As a museum professional and now an art consultant in the private sector, she continues to work with art and educational communities, contributing as external examiner and advisory committee member to institutions and arts agencies.

Joanna graduated from the National University of Singapore with a law degree and has a masters degree in art history and theory from Sydney University.

Renee Lee has a Master of Science in Public Relations from University of Stirling, United Kingdom, a Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Learning from NIE/NTU, and a Diploma in Fine Art from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Art.

She has close to 20 years of academic and commercial experience. This includes academic positions as Director of Studies of the Department of Arts Management at LASALLE College of the Arts, and Lecturer with the Singapore Polytechnic.

Renee's vast experience in senior corporate management, arts entrepreneurship, academia and arts practice will provide a multi-perspective approach to the management of the creative industries.

She has written curriculum and taught more than 40 modules in business studies, creative campaigns, arts and robotics, art and design, copywriting, art awareness, art history, conservation, methods and materials, and arts management.


FAQ

How do I take part in the industry sharing session?
Are you a Six Degrees member with something important to share to the community of artists and creatives? Contact us at connect@sixdegrees.asia and let us know how you would like to add value to the event.

How do I get to Emily Hill?
If you are taking a train, it would be the NEL. Alight at Little India station and take exit A. Walk into Niven Road, then turn right into Mount Emily Road. Take the stairs going up on the left through Mount Emily Park. Emily Hill is on your left, once you reach the top of the stairs.
If you are walking from Peace Centre, take Sophia Road. Go uphill for a minute then cross over to Wilkie Road (traffic coming downhill). Keep to the right side of the hill and walk straight up until you walk past Le Wilkie, a condominium. You will see a flight of stairs going up on your right. Emily Hill is on your right at the top of the stairs.

More questions?
Reach us at connect@sixdegrees.asia or call 63383018.
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  • The event description was updated. Diff 2014-01-07 12:37:12
Thu Jan 9, 2014
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM SGT
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Venue
Emily Hill, 11 Upper Wilkie Road, Singapore 228120
Tickets
Meet & Mingle with Visual Artists
Venue Address
The White House on Emily Hill, 11 Upper Wilkie Road, Singapore 228120 Singapore
Directions
Detailed directions for your convenience can be found at the bottom of the event description in the FAQ section.
Organizer
Emily Hill Institute for Creative Enterprise
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