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:



Kipaipai applications are now closed.

If you have been accepted, to reserve your spot in the workshop you must pay in full before April 1, 2019. Please follow the instructions that were included in your acceptance email. Note that if you have not paid in full by April 1, your spot will be given to an artist on the waiting list.

Grant available: Center for Cultural Innovation offers a Professional Development Quick Grant for Los Angeles and San Francisco county residents. Please note that these grants are not guaranteed. Per CCI, the grant deadline is February 15, 2019 and the notification for grant recipients is March 15, 2019.

If you have any questions, or can no longer participate, please contact us via email.


The Kipaipai Professional Development Workshop, Joshua Tree, California 2019 is hosted by the Lancaster Museum and Public Art Foundation (LMPAF).