Friday, April 24, 2009

Artist Lecture and Professional Practices Workshop with Megan Auman

The ASU Metalworking Department is pleased to announce visiting artist, Megan Auman from Towson University. Megan will be presenting a lecture about her work and giving a professional development workshop emphasizing on business survival skills for the working artist. Please see details below. This is a FREE lecture and workshop. Questions should be directed to Lynette Andreasen at or calling 480-965-8866

Megan Auman resides in Jonestown, Pennsylvania, where she maintains a studio making sculpture and jewelry. Her work explores the floral patterns found in textiles and decorative ironwork. Through excessive decoration, she examines the way we perceive domesticity and the contemporary home. She is currently a faculty member in the metals department at Towson University. Megan earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Metalsmithing from Syracuse University, and an MFA in Jewelry/Metals/Enameling from Kent State University. Her work has been widely exhibited across the United States and included in several publications such as Art Jewelry Magazine, Metalsmith Magazine, 500 Bracelets, 500 Brooches,and the Penland Book of Jewelry. For more information about the artist please see her website:

The ASU Metals Department is pleased to have Megan Auman as a visiting artist and would like to invite you to attend the following events:

Artist Lecture
When: Thursday, April 30th, 7pm
Where: Art Building, Room 246

Professional Development Workshop
Emphasizing on marketing and smart business skills for the working artist.
Covered topics will include approaching galleries, production work, wholesale vs. retail, trade shows, web marketing, marketing materials, online resources for artists, and much much more!
When: Friday, May 1st, 10am-3pm with a one hour break for lunch at noon
Where: Stauffer Building room A237

Hope to see you all there!

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