Skill Up: Spring 2020 Schedule
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.
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
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
POSTPONED due to COVID-19
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
CANCELLED due to COVID-19
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!