Art Aid Expo 2018 on Saturday, August 18

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The Fort Worth Community Arts Center in conjunction with Art Tooth are proud to present the second annual Art Aid Expo 2018 for artists and arts organizations. Demonstrations and seminars in 9,000 square feet of contemporary galleries will be geared towards artists, art non-profits and other creative professionals highlighting the diverse support services available. Featured organizations and professionals will present their expertise through a variety of workshops and seminars helping artists to learn how to sustain a living in the arts.

11-11:45: Welcome: Art Tooth

11:45 -12:15: Negotiating with Galleries and Contracts
Tom Maddrey, Managing Partner/ Founder, Maddrey PLLC

12:15- 1:15: Lunch break

1:15-1:45: Do’s and Don’t’s of Approaching Galleries
Lauren Saba Childs, Co-Founder, Fort Works Art

2:15-2:45: Importance of Curation
Sara-Jayne Parsons, Director, TCU School of Art

3:15-3:45: Economic Impact and an Overview of the Grants Programs
Karen Wiley, President, The Arts Council of Fort Worth

4:15-5:00: Artist Talk, The Struggles and Challenges
Daniel Blagg, Riley Rp Holloway, Benito Huerta and Jenny Heissenhuber

Booths and Demonstrations include:
Art Tooth, Artluck, ART ROOM, The Arts Council of Fort Worth, Asel Art Supply, Deep Red Press, Downtown Arlington, Emergency Artists Support League, Fort Worth Art Collective, Fort Worth Camera Club, Fort Worth Weavers Guild, Joy Simpson (MFA, CIC Associate – Business Insurance), Judy Sager (Portfolio Review), Mike Moffatt Artwork, Near Southside, Fort Worth, Texas Sculpture Association, and more.


Fort Worth Community Arts Center – Scott Theatre(map)
1300 Gendy Street
Fort Worth TX 76107

Ticket Information
$20 – at the door

$15 – Presale

$5 – TAC and Art Tooth members

FREE – High School students (with valid ID)

Food & Drink
There will be multiple lunch options available on-site. Please purchase the Lunch Add-On ticket when checking out to take advantage of this option.

Lunch options include chicken salad sandwiches, turkey and swiss sandwiches, and fresh romaine salads by Z’s Cafe and Catering.

Open Bar. Coffee, water, tea, and snacks will be available for purchase on-site.

Free parking is available at UNT.