The Thursday Professional Practice presentation series augments the studio portion of the professional practice program by providing an array of discussions focused on professional core competencies for B.F.A. degree candidates. This program also creates networking opportunities between students and the Professional Practice presenters.
2014-2015 Professional Practice schedule
The one credit-hour Professional Practice course is required of all KCAI junior and senior fine arts majors. Students are required to attend all professional practice studio sessions, as well as the Thursday presentation sessions. Presentations are held Thursdays from noon to 12:55 p.m. in Epperson Auditorium in Vanderslice Hall unless otherwise noted.
Pro Prep: Transferable Skills
Pro Prep: Always Being Prepared; Springboard Creative
Pro Prep: Resume writing
DIY PR: PR Basics and professional online presence
Pro Prep: Entrepreneur’s advice for artists
Pro Prep: Emergency preparedness
Life After KCAI: Museum careers
Life After KCAI: Art Education careers and Post-Bac program info session
Money Talks: Grant Writing
Life After KCAI: Preparing for Graduate School
Life After KCAI: Starting a business or nonprofit
Life After KCAI: Residencies andInternational opportunities
Pro Prep: How to professional approach a gallery
Pro Prep: Artist Inc.
Money Talks: Freelance
Money Talks: Working with a bank
(in Irving Auditorium, this session only)
Money Talks: Taxes for artists
Pro Prep: Building a business plan
DIY PR: Copy Right Law Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts (KCVLAA)