Professional Practice Summit for the Arts


2020 Arts Summit

Professional Practices

February 29, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Lyndon House Arts Center

(ATHENS) The Lyndon House Arts Center presents a full day of workshops, sessions and services designed to elevate your professional skills in the visual arts. The day will consist of several one hour sessions on topics such as contracts and grant writing, career portfolio development, promotion in all media, online magazine writing, legacy and estate planning and more. Headshots with photographer Donald Fuller will be available throughout the day.

Guest speakers to date will include:
Logan Lockner, Online Art Publications Editor at Burnaway
Forrest Aguar and Michelle Norris of Tropico Photo, Atlanta, Promotion and Social Media
Michelle Davis, Attorney and Member of Georgia Lawyers for the Arts
Gallery Business Panel - Mark Brosseau and Kara Blanken Soper of Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Greenville and Veronica Kessenich Executive Director of Atlanta Contemporary
Lindsey Reynolds & Stephanie Raines, UGA & ACC Arts Division, Archiving, Legacy and Estate Planning
Rebecca Shisler Marshall of Centered Living, Guided Visualization

The Atrium Gallery will have organization information tables for artists and designers including Georgia Museum of Art, Library at Lamar Dodd School of Art, TinyAth, Athens Cultural Affairs Committee, Athens Area Arts Council, ACC Library, Athens Downtown Development Authority, Creature Comforts Get Artistic and Athica.

We will be providing lunch from The National. A happy hour at Hotel Indigo will follow at the end of the workshops. This day is free, a full day commitment is required and registration is required. For more information please email

This event is made possible by the Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA) through the appropriation of the Georgia General Assembly. GCA is a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.