AZ ArtWorker: Betsabeé Romero

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CALA Alliance and AZ ArtWorker, a program of the Arizona Commission on the Arts, are pleased to welcome renowned contemporary Mexican artist Betsabeé Romero for an artist residency in Phoenix, Arizona.

AZ ArtWorker: Roundtable moderated by Adriana Gallego 

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Join us for a lively roundtable conversation of arts professionals from around the country, moderated by Adriana Gallego, artist and Deputy Director of the National Association of Latino Arts and Culture.

AZ ArtWorker: Richard Montoya

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In November 2016, AZ ArtWorker will partner with Teatro Bravo to present a writing and acting workshop with Richard Montoya, co-founder of Chicano theatre group, Culture Clash. Participants will focus on the use of satire and humor to address social and culturally relevant content.

AZ ArtWorker Connects Douglas Students with Neighbors to the South

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In his opening remarks, Mayor Robert Uribé described the event as the type of binational arts activity that he believes will come to define Douglas in years to come, offering a positive counter-narrative to the one often presented in the news of strife and division.

AZ ArtWorker Brings Internationally Acclaimed Artists to Douglas

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As the first year of AZ ArtWorker draws to a close, the artist-to-artist professional development program launched last August with funding from the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation shows no signs of slowing down. This month, AZ ArtWorker is bringing a pair of internationally acclaimed artists to Douglas, AZ, to meet and work with local artists.

AZ ArtWorker Delivers Artist Training to Douglas, Tucson and Phoenix

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It’s been a busy month for AZ ArtWorker. The artist-to-artist professional development program launched last summer by the Arizona Commission on the Arts with funding from the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation brought unique and culturally-relevant learning opportunities to Douglas, Tucson and Phoenix in May.

Upcoming AZ ArtWorker Events in Tucson & Phoenix

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A pair of AZ ArtWorker events have been scheduled for February 2016. Launched in August 2015 through a grant from the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, AZ ArtWorker facilitates dialogue and knowledge-sharing between Arizona artists, their national and international artist peers, and residents of Arizona communities.

AZ ArtWorker: Artist Entrepreneur Workshop

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Join Dr. Linda Essig, founder of the Pave Program in Arts Entrepreneurship at ASU, for this two-day interactive workshop based on the Arizona Arts Entrepreneur Toolkit–a comprehensive collection of digital tools designed to help artists support the business side of their practice.

AZ ArtWorker: Anu Yadav

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On November 4, 2015, AZ ArtWorker presented a workshop with actor and playwright Anu Yadav in Phoenix. At this intimate workshop, participants learned about theatre as a tool for community organizing and used techniques based on Theatre of the Oppressed to explore how personal story can be used to engage social issues. 

AZ ArtWorker: Douglas

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AZ ArtWorker launched in Douglas, AZ during the weekend of October 10-11, 2015. Coordinated with the border community’s first bi-national art walk, a visit from internationally renowned artist Ana Teresa Fernández, and the debut of Repellent Fence, the largest bi-national land art installation ever exhibited at the US/Mexico border, AZ ArtWorker: Douglas engaged local and visiting… Read more »