Wednesday, July 1, 2009

The Bronx Museum's Book Signing Event For Former AIM Program Leader Jackie Battenfield

Book Signing - “The Artist’s Guide: How to Make a Living Doing What You Love
Wednesday, July 1, 2009
5:30 - 7:30pm

North Wing Entrance

Hop on BCA’s Culture Trolley* and take a ride to The Bronx Museum of the Arts for its book signing event featuring “The Artist’s Guide: How to Make a Living Doing What You Love” – a book by Jackie Battenfield.
“The Artist’s Guide” is a comprehensive handbook that provides the tools and techniques for developing and sustaining a successful art career. Jackie Battenfield provides answers to the challenges artists face everyday and includes real-life examples, illustrations, step-by-step exercises, and bulleted lists that allow readers to dive in and begin working immediately.

Jackie Battenfield maintains her own career as a visual artist and teaches professional development classes at Columbia University and the Creative Capital Foundation. She was also The Bronx Museum’s Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) Program Leader for 15 years.

Visitors will also be able to view the Museum's current exhibit Living and Dreaming, the 29th annual AIM exhibition featuring the works of 36 emerging artists.

*The Culture Trolley picks passengers up at Longwood Art Gallery at Hostos (near the 149 St-Grand Concourse station) at 5:30pm.

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