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KAREN ATKINSON: Making Life Better for Artists

Email Address: info@gyst-ink.com

Website: http://www.gyst-ink.com

Where are you based?: Los Feliz, Los Angeles

Introduce yourself!: I am a visual artist who runs a company called Getting Your Sh*t Together/GYSTInk as an art project, working to make life better for artists through information sharing, resources, consultations, software to manage your art career, publications on professional practices for artists and those teaching professional practices classes or workshops. We have over 200 podcasts on DIY strategies for artists and arts organizations on GYST Radio, and have a new podcast called How the Art World Works. We have over 400 pages of free information for artists on our website, an array of support services and connections. I have been teaching for 33 years, 29 of those at CalArts. I am the co-founder of Side Street Projects now located in Pasadena, and former President of the National Association of Artist Organizations. We also have a Pinterest site with tons of information for artists as well. 

What do you need?: Other (please specify below)

What can you share?: Professional Development Coaching, Business/Administrative, Website, Grant Writing, Project Feedback/Critique, Non-Profit Incorporation, Archival, Documentation, Production/Tech, Software/Computer Skills, Legal, Writing, Graphic Design/Artwork

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

Anything else to add?: Time management, consultations on any aspect of being an artist, life planning and goal setting, artist statement and resume/cv review service, grant reviews, cover letters, signing and dating your work, documentation, art work inventory, portfolios, work samples, art school, presentation venues including alternative sites, exhibition forms, checklists and guides, condition reports, crating and shipping, presenting yourself, introducing yourself and your work, galleries, dealers, agents, consultants, PR and marketing, networking, letters of recommendation, proposals and grants, fundraising without writing grants, budgets, contracts and agreements, legal issues, fiscal sponsorship, self-publishing, meetings, negotiation, finding a studio, studio visits and open studios, critique groups, critique groups and reading groups, curating, printing, the internet, estate planning and aging, employment and self employment, business licenses, career options for creatives, starting a business, starting a non-profit, teaching, arts writing, ethics, fame, hybrid practices for artists, residencies, public art, community service, disabilities, health and safety, experimental materials, insurance, finances, keep records and inventories, taxes, pricing your work, bartering and trading, billing and collection, charitable contributions, commissions, loans and other financial options, housing, and lots of forms and checklists. All for free on our website. Only artists work here.

NHU NGUYEN: I am a dance artist/visual artist/photographer who is constantly interested in different things at different times.

Email Address: ur.leo21@gmail.com

Website: 

Where are you based?: San Diego, CA

Introduce yourself!: I am a dance artist/visual artist/photographer who is constantly interested in different things at different times.

What do you need?: Professional Development Coaching, Business/Administrative, Website, Grant Writing, Project Feedback/Critique, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Accounting/Bookkeeping, Archival, Production/Tech, Legal, Musical Recording/Production, Tour/Travel Support, Bodywork/Healing

What can you share?: Project Feedback/Critique, Non-Profit Incorporation, Documentation, Production/Tech, Software/Computer Skills, Writing, Graphic Design/Artwork

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

ANYA CLOUD: dance artist & educator.

Email Address: anyacloud@gmail.com

Website: anyacloud.com

Where are you based?: San Diego, CA

Introduce yourself!: dance artist & educator

What do you need?: Business/Administrative, Grant Writing, Project Feedback/Critique, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Accounting/Bookkeeping, Archival, Documentation,  Production/Tech, Software/Computer Skills, Legal, Writing, Graphic Design/Artwork, Musical Recording/Production, Tour/Travel Support, Bodywork/Healing

What can you share?: Professional Development Coaching, Project Feedback/Critique, Writing, Musical Recording/Production, Bodywork/Healing

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

CIERRA POTTS: I am a healer that focuses my counseling education & practices on our abilities to transform & transcend.

Email Address: potts010@cougars.csusm.edu

Website:

Where are you based?: San Diego, CA

Introduce yourself!: I am a healer that focuses my counseling education & practices on our abilities to transform & transcend.

What do you need?: Professional Development Coaching, Business/Administrative, Website, Grant Writing, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Accounting/Bookkeeping, Non-Profit Incorporation, Archival, Production/Tech, Legal, Writing, Musical Recording/Production, Tour/Travel Support

What can you share?: Project Feedback/Critique, Documentation, Software/Computer Skills, Graphic Design/Artwork, Bodywork/Healing (counseling talking sessions)

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

TIM NORTON: musician & creative entrepreneur, teacher, performer.

Email Address: tnorton1@alumni.berklee.edu

Website: timnortonmusic.com and themovescollective.com

Where are you based?: San Diego, CA

Introduce yourself!: musician & creative entrepreneur, teacher, performer

What do you need?: Professional Development Coaching, Business/Administrative, Website, Grant Writing, Project Feedback/Critique, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Accounting/Bookkeeping, Non-Profit Incorporation, Archival, Documentation,  Production/Tech, Software/Computer Skills, Legal, Graphic Design/Artwork, Musical Recording/Production, Tour/Travel Support

What can you share?: Production/Tech, Writing, Musical Recording/Production, Tour/Travel Support, Other (artist management)

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

RAE IRELAN: musician, creator, event producer, instructor, coach.

Email Address: raejirelan@gmail.com

Website: facebook.com/raeirelancreates

Where are you based?: San Diego, CA

Introduce yourself!: musician, creator, event producer, instructor, coach

What do you need?: Professional Development Coaching, Business/Administrative, Website, Grant Writing, Project Feedback/Critique, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Accounting/Bookkeeping, Non-Profit Incorporation, Archival, Documentation, Software/Computer Skills, Legal, Graphic Design/Artwork, Tour/Travel Support

What can you share?: Production/Tech, Writing, Graphic Design/Artwork, Musical Recording/Production, Tour/Travel Support, Bodywork/Healing, Other (performance coaching)

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

JIHYE HONG: I just graduated and I really love ART!

Email Address: jihye6470@hotmail.com

Website:

Where are you based?: Los Angeles, CA

If you're based in the Los Angeles area, what neighborhood do you call home?:

Introduce yourself!: I just graduated and I really love ART!

What do you need?: Professional Development Coaching, Business/Administrative, Website, Grant Writing, Project Feedback/Critique, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Accounting/Bookkeeping, Non-Profit Incorporation, Archival, Documentation, Production/Tech, Software/Computer Skills, Legal, Graphic Design/Artwork, Musical Recording/Production, Tour/Travel support, Bodywork/Healing

What can you share?: Writing

Are you willing to barter for services?:

Anything else to add?:

LAUREL GREGORY: artist and new graduate!

Email Address: laurelgregory@ucla.edu 

Website: 

Where are you based?: Los Angeles

Introduce yourself!: I'm a recent grad and wannabe-artist

What do you need?: Professional Development Coaching, Business/Administrative, Website, Project Feedback/Critique, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Accounting/Bookkeeping, Non-Profit Incorporation, Archival, Documentation, Legal, Graphic Design/Artwork, Musical Recording/Production, Tour/Travel support, Bodywork/Healing

What can you share?: Grant Writing, Production/Tech, Computer/Software Skills, Writing

Are you willing to barter for services?: 

Anything else to add?

TODD BANK: making exotic sustainable art, alternative vehicles and riding my bike on the paved roads and dirt trails that surround my home.

Email Address: toddbankart@gmail.com

Website: www.waste-art.org

Where are you based?: Simi Valley, CA 

Introduce yourself!: My days are spent making exotic sustainable art, alternative vehicles and riding my bike on the paved roads and dirt trails that surround my home.

What do you need?: Project Feedback/Critique, Documentation

What can you share?: Professional Development Coaching, Project Feedback/Critique, Archival, Documentation, Tour/Travel support

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

Anything else to add?: My long term goal is to exhibit a large body of sustainable art that I have assembled in a Los Angeles gallery or museum that is dedicated to a zero-waste program. I would like to meet a curator or management team that can represent this as a solo exhibit. I would also like to meet other like minded artists for putting on group exhibits of art made from waste materials.

Furthermore, I can share many adventurous stories of my life and work.

KATELYN DORROH: looking for custom framing/hanging, art show prep.

Email Address: kadorroh@gmail.com

Website: 

Where are you based?: 

Introduce yourself!: Looking for custom framing/hanging, art show prep.

What do you need?: Professional Development Coaching, Business/Administrative, Website, Grant Writing, Project Feedback/Critique, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Accounting/Bookkeeping, Archival, Documentation, Software/Computer Skills, Legal, Tour/Travel Support, Bodywork/Healing

What can you share?: Project Feedback/Critique, Documentation, Production/Tech, Writing, Graphic Design/Artwork

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely

BRIANNE WYATT: I'm a painter who teaches woodworking.

Email Address: brianne0507@gmail.com

Website: 

Where are you based?: 

Introduce yourself!: I'm a painter who teaches woodworking.

What do you need?: Professional Development Coaching, Business/Administrative, Website, Grant Writing, Project Feedback/Critique, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Accounting/Bookkeeping, Non-Profit Incorporation, Archival, Documentation, Production/Tech, Software/Computer Skills, Legal, Writing, Graphic Design/Artwork, Musical Recording/Production, Tour/Travel Support, Bodywork/Healing

What can you share?: Project Feedback/Critique

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely

KATHERINE GENIKOV: I am a multimedia artist with a love for all things crafty, specializing in musical and visual arts, a healer and a enthusiastic art nerd.

Email Address: k.genikov@gmail.com

Website: katherinegenikov.com

Where are you based?: west hollywood, CA

Introduce yourself!: I am a multimedia artist with a love for all things crafty, specializing in musical and visual arts, a healer and a enthusiastic art nerd. I work to bridge the gap between high and low art while building community and pushing for more tactile human interactions amidst the cyber landscape.

What do you need?: Professional Development Coaching, Business/Administrative, Website, Grant Writing, Project Feedback/Critique, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Accounting/Bookkeeping, Non-Profit Incorporation, Archival, Documentation, Production/Tech, Software/Computer Skills, Legal, Writing, Graphic Design/Artwork, Musical Recording/Production, Tour/Travel support, Bodywork/Healing

What can you share?: Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Archival, Documentation, Graphic Design/Artwork, Bodywork/Healing

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

JULIA YOUNG: I'm a visual arts professional, with experience in a non-profit visual arts organization that promotes the careers of emerging artists through exhibitions, peer-critiques and mentorships.

Email Address: julia.young823@gmail.com

Where are you based?: Arts District, Los Angeles

Introduce yourself!: Hi! I'm a visual arts professional, having experience primarily in a non-profit visual arts organization that promotes the careers of emerging artists through exhibitions, peer-critiques and mentorships. I've (very) recently moved to Los Angeles from DC, and hoping to find organizations that really resonate with me and align with my personal love to support emerging artists via critical feedback, brainstorming sessions, and not taking ourselves too seriously.

What do you need?: Professional Development Coaching

What can you share?: Business/Administrative, Project Feedback/Critique, Archival, Writing

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

ERIKA BARBOSA: I am a multimedia artist, visual anthropologist, and freelance photographer, designer and writer.

Email Address: rikabarb@gmail.com

Website: erikabarbosa.net

Where are you based?: Koreatown, Los Angeles

Introduce yourself!: Hello! I am a multimedia artist and visual anthropologist. I am an MFA candidate at Art Center College of Design in the field of Media Design Practices with an emphasis in ethnographic fieldwork. I am a freelance photographer, designer and writer and on my free time I dance a lot!

What do you need?: Professional Development Coaching, Project Feedback/Critique, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space

What can you share?: Website, Grant Writing, Project Feedback/Critique, Archival, Writing, Graphic Design/Artwork, + Photography, Art Direction, Yoga + Dance

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

PHILLIP T. NAILS: Shazam I am!

Email Address: thomasnails@yahoo.com

Website: www.poetrysocietyla.com

Where are you based?: Korea Town, Los Angeles

Introduce yourself!: Shazam I am!

What do you need?: Website, Project Feedback/Critique, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Accounting/Bookkeeping, Non-Profit Incorporation, Archival

What can you share?: Professional Development Coaching, Business/Administrative, Website, Grant Writing, Project Feedback/Critique, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Archival, Writing, Tour/Travel support, Bodywork/Healing, Other (please specify below)

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

Anything else to add?: I need this network!

ERICH WISE: I am an Artist and Thinker by training; I live creatively. I welcome opportunities to consult, facilitate, critique and participate with other creatives.

Email Address: kunstmilch@gmail.com

Where are you based?: Pomona, California

Introduce yourself!: I am an Artist and Thinker by training; I live creatively. I welcome opportunities to consult, facilitate, critique and participate with other creatives.

What do you need?: Other (please specify below)

What can you share?: Professional Development Coaching, Project Feedback/Critique, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Archival, Documentation, Production/Tech, Other (please specify below)

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

Anything else to add?: Selected Technical Skills/Tools:

Woodworking
Comfortable both in the machine woodworking shop and a hand tool studio. I have experience and a working knowledge toward the proper and safe set up, adjustment, maintenance, and use of the following:

Machines: 
table saw, band saw, chop saw, compound miter saw, scroll saw, jointer, planner, radial arm saw, router, router table systems, shaper, spindle sander, disk sander, oscillating belt edge sander, drum sander, bench grinder, vacuum table, vacuum bag systems, dust collection systems, portable bandsaw mill, router based CNC machine, chainsaw, drill press, morticing machine, lathe, sand blaster, steam bending

Power Tools:
circular saw, reciprocating saw, jig saw, drill drivers, random orbital sander, belt sander, disc sander, polisher, sheet orbital finishing sander, angle grinder, detail sander, pen sander, rotary tools, stapler, moisture meter, stud finders, picture framer’s point gun, sharpening wheels

Air Tools:
brad nailer, flooring nailer, framing nailer, finish nailer, roofing nailer, stapler, impact wrench, ratchets, jitterbug sanders, hammers, shears, cut off tool

Hand Tools:
woodworking bench, vice, dog, holdfast, carving gouges, gouges, bench chisels, paring chisels, brace and bit/eggbeater hand drill, precision square, marking gauge, marking knife, scratch awl, trammel points, dividers, calipers, story stick, precision and framing square, metal and wooden bench planes, block/bevel-up/plow/scrub/shoulder/router/molding/moving fillister/dovetail planes, dead-blow mallet, commander, framing/upholsterer’s cabinetmaker’s/warrington/veneer hammer, inlay tools, carving knife, box-beam level, lanyard level, bullseye level, spokeshaves, scrapers, rasps, rifflers, files, floats, peavy, cant hook, timber jack, pickaroon, bark spud, slick, drawknife, adze, froe,hatchet, carving/carpenter’s/forest axe, splitting maul, traditional frame saws, log and timber saws, hand/japanese/dovetail/bow/oping/fret/veneer saws, miter box, miter trimmer, shooting board, gimlet, water/oil/diamond sharpening stones and guides.

Painting:
Making oil/acrylic/egg tempera/water/glue/paste paint, mediums, oil sticks, gesso, and various other supplies from scratch. Industrial coatings. Automotive paints and finishes, including both older solvent based and newer California mandated waterborne systems.
Proper and safe set up, adjustment, maintenance, and use of the following tools: HVLP/LVLP/Gravity gun and associated tools, such as compressors, pressure pots, double diaphragm pumps, hopper feed, gravity feed, suction feed and pressure feed systems. Airless electric systems, Electrostatic systems, Aerosol. 

Metalworking:
hand forming, including the use of bossing mallets, bumping/finishing/planishing hammers, anvils, cold connections, bending brake, metal brake, beverly sheer, MIG/TIG/oxyacetylene welding, pipe/silver/electronic soldering, lathe, hand mill, chemical treatment, oil/water/air/oven tempering, hand/drop forging.

Plastics:
fiberglass/carbon fiber/kevlar layup and formation, resin casting. 

Mold Making:
Comfortable with silicon, resin, latex and rubber systems from Silpak and Smooth-On, as well as materials such as concrete, hydrogel, plasters, clay, paper, and food stuffs. Experience with: sand molds, vacuum form, lost wax ceramic molds, multi-piece molds, die casting.

Construction: (not licensed)
slab/post foundation work, wood/tile/carpet/linoleum/eco/cement flooring, forming, structural insulated panel, metal/stick/set/timber framing, log/bale/adobe brick/cordwood construction, roofing, decking, drywall, lath and plaster, hardboard, painting, plumbing, electrical, historical restoration. 

Computer:
Comfortable with Mac and PC User interface. Common programs I have working experience with include: MS Office suite, iWork suite, Open Office, Adobe Creative suite, Google Sketch-Up.

TOBAN NICHOLS: I'm an artist focused on video, printwork, and installation projects.

Email Address: tobannichols@me.com

Website: www.tobannichols.com

Where are you based?: Highland Park, Los Angeles

Introduce yourself!: I'm a artist focused on video, printwork, and installation projects. Like most things created by humans, computers often break-down while doing the work they were programed to do. I exploit these weaknesses, using the flaws as the basis of my work

What do you need?: "Professional Development Coaching", "Project Feedback/Critique", "Musical Recording/Production"

What can you share?: "Business/Administrative", "Website", "Project Feedback/Critique", "Archival", "Documentation", "Production/Tech", "Software/Computer Skills", "Graphic Design/Artwork"

Are you willing to barter for services?: "Absolutely!"

REBECCA FARR: I am an artist that works with history, mythology and the body.

Email Address: rebecca@rebeccafarr.com

Website: rebeccafarr.com

Where are you based?: Santa Monica, CA

Introduce yourself!: I am an artist that works with history, mythology and the body.

What do you need?: "Professional Development Coaching", "Business/Administrative", "Website", "Grant Writing", "Project Feedback/Critique", "Archival", "Documentation", "Legal", "Writing"

What can you share?: "Project Feedback/Critique", "Bodywork/Healing"

MEENA MURUGESAN: I'm a choreographer, dancer, video artist, community arts educator, organizer, massage therapist, producer.

Email Address: murugesan.meena@gmail.com

Website: meenamurugesan.com

Where are you based?: Pasadena, CA

Introduce yourself!: I'm a choreographer, dancer, video artist, community arts educator, organizer, massage therapist, producer.

What do you need?: "Professional Development Coaching", "Business/Administrative", "Website", "Grant Writing", "Project Feedback/Critique", "Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space", "Accounting/Bookkeeping", "Non-Profit Incorporation", "Archival", "Production/Tech", "Software/Computer Skills", "Tour/Travel support", "Bodywork/Healing"

What can you share?: "Professional Development Coaching", "Grant Writing", "Project Feedback/Critique", "Documentation", "Production/Tech", "Bodywork/Healing"

Are you willing to barter for services?: "Absolutely!"