Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba

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Shawna Dempsey – Tips for Artistic Survival

Shawna Dempsey will share her tips for artistic survival, including grant writing do’s and don’ts, the importance of income diversification and how to build relationships that lead to opportunities. Topics covered in the workshop will also include budgeting, bookkeeping and risk management. Art is hard, but the even harder part is making a living at it.

Dates: Tuesday, October 24 (6pm-9pm)
Fees: $35 member / $55 non-member
Location: Video Pool Studio (300 – 100 Arthur St.)
Instructor: Shawna Dempsey

About the instructor:
Shawna Dempsey was supported by her collaborative lesbian feminist performance art for 16 years: a monumental feat that almost killed her! She still makes art with Lorri Millan, curates, and is currently Co-Executive Director of Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art.

To sign up:
You can call: 204-949-9134 ext. 1 or visit our production facilities at unit 300, 100 Arthur St. Winnipeg, Manitoba.
For more information: Please contact the Education Coordinator at

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