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April 2017

Workshop: Building Your Own Typefaces/Fonts

04/26/17
5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Artist Eric Clausen will lead this FREE workshop in the Crosstown Arts Digital Lab on the basic steps of creating their own typefaces and fonts using Adobe Illustrator. Great for intermediate designers. Sign-up is required.

Workshop: Digital Illustration

04/23/17
1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Artist Eric Clausen will lead this FREE workshop in the Crosstown Arts Digital Lab on creating vivid illustrations and images primarily using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator for print and digital applications. Sign-up is required.

“It’s Funny How …”

04/19/17
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Middle school musings expressed in theatrical sketches devised and performed by students of Humes Preparatory Academy.

Workshop: Digital Illustration

04/19/17
5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Artist Eric Clausen will lead this FREE workshop in the Crosstown Arts Digital Lab on creating vivid illustrations and images primarily using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator for print and digital applications. Sign-up is required.

Hustle: Legal Issues for Artists

04/18/17
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Confused about how copyrights, contracts, and licensing relate to your arts practice? Shea Oliver, an Intellectual Property Attorney with Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC, will walk us through the Fair Use Doctrine and how to use a “take down notice.” She’ll answer questions like: Why should artists bother with contracts? How do we protect ourselves when we license our artwork or when working collaboratively? Bring your questions.

Workshop: Intro to Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator

04/17/17
5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Artist Eric Clausen will lead this FREE workshop in the Crosstown Arts Digital Lab on the basics of Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator. Sign-up is required.

Open Crit

04/11/17
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Crosstown Arts’ Open Crit series, organized in partnership with ArtsMemphis, is a monthly critique event where visual artists are invited to bring new and/or in-progress studio work for critical feedback and group discussion particular to each artist’s practice. All sessions are free and open to the public.

The Moonpie Project presents Kevin Bongang

04/07/17
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A new mural by Kevin Bongang. The Moonpie Project is an ongoing, rotating mural series curated by Michael Roy in memory of muralist Brad Wells.

Connecting Crosstown: Naturally Crosstown!

04/03/17
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

We invite residents and business owners in Crosstown to join us and meet your neighbors as we learn about organic foods, long-term sustainability, and ways to improve mind, body, and spirit at Crosstown Concourse, our very own vertical “organic” village. This month’s speakers will include Mama Gaia co-owner Philipp von Holtzendorff-Fehling and Crosstown Arts co-leader Todd Richardson.

March 2017

Hustle: Successful Studio Visits

03/21/17
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Hustle: professional development for artists is a free program organized by ArtsMemphis, UrbanArt Commission, and Crosstown Arts. The series will provide visual artists with information, resources, and opportunities to support them in the development of their professional careers.

Crosstown Arts

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