Wednesday, August 3, 2011

AIM: Artist Professional-Development Program

AIM 32 Now Accepting Applications!
Deadline: Monday, September 5, 2011

The Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) program at The Bronx Museum of the Arts was established in 1980 with the goals of providing networking opportunities for emerging artists residing in the New York metropolitan area and of introducing their work to a greater audience.

AIM is structured as a “collaborative residency” in which participants work directly with established artists, collectors, art critics, curators, dealers, lawyers, and other art world professionals. The 13-week seminar is offered annually to 36 participants, culminating with a biennial exhibition of the participants’ work in June 2013. AIM sessions provide information, instruction, and professional guidance by addressing areas of practical concern to artists, among them curatorial practice, copyright law, exhibition and public art opportunities, gallery representation, grant writing, and marketing. Sessions take place on Tuesdays from 6-8 pm at The Bronx Museum of the Arts and off-site locations.

Among past participants in the AIM program are Glenn Ligon—who was one of the early AIM artists and whose work was first exhibited at the Bronx Museum—and Polly Apfelbaum, Rina Banerjee, Amy Cutler, Anton Vidokle, and Pheobe Washburn. 

Click here to learn more about the AIM program, review the application guidelines, and to APPLY –

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