Exposure: Making It As An Artist: Career Tips & Tricks
Exposure – Edmonton’s Queer Arts and Culture Festival presents:
Making It As An Artist: Career Tips & Tricks
Featuring Kirsten McCrea & a Selected Panel of Successful Artists
Date: October 23, 2011
Venue: HIV Edmonton Gallery
9702 111 Ave. (Old Nina Haggerty Building)
A candid discussion amongst 4 artists, who have make a living doing what they love. Learn some tips and tricks about illustration, graphic design, fine art and the worlds of galleries, residencies and grants.
Co-Presented by Exposure: Edmonton’s Queer Arts and Culture Festival and APIRG (Alberta Public Interest Research Group)
About Kirstin McCrea
Kirstin McCrea is a visual artist and illustrator based in Montreal, Canada. She made the banner for the Edmonton’s Queer Arts and Culture Festival 2011 (see above). She earned her Diploma of Fine Art at Grant MacEwan College, Edmonton in 2005 and her B.F.A at Concordia University, Montreal. In her art works Kirstin explores issues of cultural memory, looking at pop vs. underground culture, the media, and popular mythologies. Primarily a painter and she is also the founder and editor of Papirmasse, an affordable art subscription that delivers a monthly art print to people all over the world.