About the workshop

This special program at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center in California will focus on professional practices in areas of gallery representation and museum exhibitions, self-promotion, use of social media in promotion, the importance of relevant critical writing, presentation, and identifying and strategizing personal/professional goals.

The workshop will run June 14-16, 2019. Through private one-on-one sessions and group meetings, students will have the rare opportunity to meet with a team of guest professionals including:

To Apply

How to apply on CAFE: Fill out application, upload images that best represent your body of work and pay the application fee before deadline of January 31, 2019. 14 participants will be selected by our Jury.  Accepted artists will be notified by Wednesday, February 6, 2019 and must pay their tuition of $775 (housing included) in advance in order to confirm and hold their place.  Participants are responsible for their own travel and expenses. Workshop will run Saturday - Sunday, June 15 - 16, 2019 from 10am - 4pm, with optional morning and evening activities. Check in for artists will be Friday, June 14, 2019 after 3pm. A Welcome event will take place Friday, June 14 at 6pm. Joshua Tree Retreat is a rustic desert community and has shared housing and public spaces. Deadline to apply is January 31, 2019 at 6 pm PST.