The Artist Help Desk

Mariani Gallery, Guggenheim Hall
Fridays 12-2pm
September 1 - December 1, 2017



Building a portfolio or website for the first time? Do you need help expanding your network to galleries and collectors? Or are you applying for artistic opportunities and in need of feedback? Ask for help!

UNC Galleries is bringing artists and experts together at “The Artist Help Desk,” a FREE pop-up professional practice workshop open to students, faculty, and the community. Each thirty-minute session provides one-on-one consultations with art professionals including: curators, gallerists, writers, marketing whizzes and more!


Meet Our Fall Guest Helpers:

September 8 & October 20: Brianna Harris, Marketing Coordinator

Brianna-Harris    Briana Harris is the Marketing Coordinator for the College of Performing and Visual Arts at the University of  
    Northern  Colorado, where her roles include digital and print marketing, event planning, community outreach, 
    and web design. A  saxophonist by trade, Briana performs throughout Colorado in groups including the
    Burroughs, Art Deco, the Colorado  Jazz  Orchestra, and The Cairn Project. She’s passionate about helping
    creatives combine excellent artistry with smart tech skills so that artists can one day rule the world.



September 22: Josh Misthal, Graphic Designer

 Josh Misthal   Josh Misthal is a Denver-based art director and graphic designer with experience across the advertising and       marketing spectrum. Before moving to Denver, Josh gathered 12 years of know-how in New York City working     extensively with large ad agencies and brands through multiple roles, including copywriting, strategy, media         and project management and new business development. His design expertise lies in the areas of branding         and presentation and information design, and has led to working with such high-profile clients as L’Oreal,             Google and Bloomberg. When he’s not at his computer, you can catch him exploring the city, traveling the             world, pondering his next tattoo (7 total), challenging his body, obsessively consuming music or just taking it       all in with his incredible friends and family. 

 November 3: George P. Perez, Interdiscplinary Artist

gpp    George P. Perez explores mundane situations and scenarios that he interacts with on a day-to-day
    basis. Perez’s work can often be seen as a humorous but harsh narrative that reflects and critiques
    current values in today’s modern society, presenting another perception of banal circumstances.
    His practice primarily utilizes photography as a means of visual foundation, which at times presents
    interdisciplinary work that dives into a social practice.  He is a current artist-in-resident at Redline
    in Denver. 

November 17: Dylan Gebbia-Richards, Painter


    Dylan Gebbia-Richards received his BFA in Painting and his BA in Art History at the University of
    Colorado,  Boulder.  Gebbia-Richards has exhibited widely in Colorado, having been included in
    exhibitions at the Denver International  Airport  and McNichols Civic Center. He has also shown in
    Connecticut and New York. He was recently included in New  American  Paintings recently had a solo
    show at the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art. Gebbia-Richards' site-specific  exhibition,  
    "Echo" will be on view in Mariani Gallery August 24 - Decemeber 11, 2017. 



Participation is free, but registration is required.

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