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NCECA Conference 2017: Future Flux
March 22, 2017 - March 25, 2017
Panel moderated by Cornelia Carey, Executive Director, CERF+:
Training Students for Career Sustainability & Resiliency
Friday, March 24th, 3:00 – 4:30
In order to prepare art school students for successful careers as studio artists, art schools are incorporating more professional practice into their curricula. Assistant Professor of Ceramics and Program Coordinator at Western Carolina University, Heather Mae Erickson, CERF+ beneficiary and ceramicist Christa Assad and Executive Director of Haystack Mountain School of Crafts Paul Sacaridiz will discuss what training is needed to build a resilient career as a studio artist and what is missing from current professional practice programs.