Meeting Artists' Needs  is an educational professional development series for artists of all ages and backgrounds. We believe that artists are entrepreneurs, an essential part of our country's culture and economy. Meeting Artists' Needs aims to equip artists with the skills they need—from networking and marketing to financial and estate planning—so they can effectively manage a successful career in the arts.


IM/PERMANENT: A Workshop on Artwork Conservation
Friday, November 18, 2016. 6:30pm
Cost: $25 or $5 for members

This workshop is for artists seeking guidance on the longevity of their artwork. Art Conservator Gloria Velandia Ludmer will advise on the safekeeping of artwork and concerns to be aware of in the making of new work. We will investigate materials, treatment, and preventative conservation, with a focus on 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional artworks.

Saturday, December 3, 2016. Appointments available 11am-5pm.
Cost: $25 or $5 for members

Participants will sit down for a 20-minute, one-on-one consultation with Lynn Lobell, Grant & Resource Manager for Queens Council on the Arts, who will provide individualized and tailored feedback on a piece of writing, such as a grant application, artist statement, or promotional material, for example.