Skill Up: Spring 2020 Schedule

January 2, 2020

Skill Ups are short, practical lunch hour sessions to help emerging practitioners boost a specific skill. Delivered by Emily Carr faculty, staff, and industry experts, the sessions will answer a variety of questions such as: How do I price my work?

Co-hosted and produced by Career Development + Work Integrated Learning Office.

Wednesdays between 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Room A4010 at Emily Carr University

Programmed weeks are open for everyone to attend, peer-led learning blocks are open for Emily Carr students only.

Spring 2020

Wednesday, Jan 29: Summer Work Strategies
Ghislaine Crawford, Work Integrated Learning Coordinator

Basic research strategies
Job search strategies
Employment package tips to help you secure a job

Wednesday, Feb 5: Peer-led Open Session

Wednesday, Feb 12: How to Make a Simple Project Budget
Laura Kozak, Research Associate

What to include and what to leave out
Financial Conventions
File Shortcuts

Wednesday, Feb 26: How to Install Your Work
Yang Hong, Technician

Dos and Don’ts of exhibition install

Wednesday, Mar 4: How to Document Your Work
Yvonne Hachowski, Artist

Dos and Don’ts of documentation photography

Wednesday, Mar 11: Peer-led Open Session
How to Reach Out to Your Networks

Jonathan H Alfaro, ART

Taking advantage of connections and support for artists
The benefit of small talk

Wednesday, Mar 18: How to Find the Right Studio Space
Sungpil Yoon, 221A

Do I need a devoted studio space?
How do you find space to rent
The normal things in a lease and what might come back to bite you
What is triple net and do I want it
Local Resources and Communities of Practice
I Hate You But I Need You: Insurance

Wednesday, Mar 25: Peer-led Open Session

Emily Carr Students: do you have some skills you’d like to share with your peers? You can participate in Skill-Ups and deliver a session! To sign up for one of the peer-to-peer learning slots, get in touch!