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Fontbonne to Hold a One Day Workshop for Artists

Paul Dorrell, founder of Leopold Gallery in Kansas City, will conduct an all-day workshop for artists in the Lewis Room of Fontbonne University’s library, Sat., April 21, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.   Dorrell is renowned for his passion as a speaker, his humor, candor and wisdom.  The workshop will be both entertaining and instructive, and will discuss how to advance your career in art.
 
Dorrell founded Leopold Gallery in 1991.  He is also the author of the acclaimed guidebook for artists, “Living the Artist’s Life.”
 
As an art consultant, Dorrell’s clients include H&R Block, the National D-Day Memorial, TVS Architecture in Atlanta, the Mayo Clinic, and hundreds of others, both corporate and private. Thousands of artists worldwide look to him each Friday for his online column, “Friday Tips For Artists.”
 
The seminar will cover topics such as “How to Approach a Gallery,” “How to Gain Representations in Multiple Cities,” “How to Write a Press Release,” “How to Cope with Repeated Rejection,” “How to Realistically Evaluate Your Career and Set Attainable Goals.”  Each attendee will get a copy of “Living the Artist’s Life,” plus an accompanying workbook.

The cost of the workshop is $50 and includes all materials. Lunch will be provided. Cost for Fontbonne students and alumni is $30.

Registration and fees are due by April 18.
 
To register by phone, call (314) 889-1431. On Saturday and Sunday, please leave a voicemail and you will be contacted Monday morning.

Credit card payment can be taken over the phone at that time to ensure meeting the registration deadline.

Or, for more information, e-mail kbyington@fontbonne.edu.