Artist Help Desk

Mariani Gallery

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 2 & 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 is a Denver-based art director and graphic designer. Misthal uses his experience across the
    advertising and  marketing spectrum to create designs that are meaningful, impactful, and simple. Misthal
    also possesses experience in  copywriting, stratedgy, media, and project management. He matches versatility,
    efficiency, and creativey to produce  quality  design under even the most grueling deadline. Misthal has
    worked with companies such as: L'Oreal, McCann New  York,  42West, and Google to name a few.





 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, Artist


    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. 



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