The Lecture Series
New York Academy of Art Professional Practice Lecture Series
The Professional Practices Series is a casual and informative series of conversations open to New York Academy of Art students and alumni as well as the general public. Each hour-long program begins with a conversation between the lecturer and faculty member Sharon Louden
in front of the audience. The conclusion of the program is a Q & A open to all those in attendance. No admission charge.
Past guests have included the following, with links to available video:
- Roberta Smith, The New York Times Art Critic: "Art Criticism Today"
- Randy Cohen, Author, Playwright, former Ethicist for the New York Times, and current Creator and Host of Person, Place, Thing: "The Ethics of Being an Artist"
- Hrag Vartanian, Christopher Howard, and Lilly Wei, "Talk to the Critics"
- Martha Schwendener, Writer and Critic, The New York Times: "Advice From a Critic"
- Anne Goodyear, Ph.D, Associate Curator, National Portrait Gallery; Professorial Lecturer, George Washington University: "Working With Museums"
- Magda Sawon (Owner and Director, Postmasters Gallery in TriBeCa), Dennis Christie (Co-Owner, DCKT Gallery), Stephanie Theodore (Owner and Director, Theodore: Art, Bushwick, Brooklyn): "On Galleries"
- Chris Cook, Executive Director, Cannonball, Miami, FL: "Working with Non-profit Organizations and Residencies"
- Jonathan T.D. Neil, Director of the Sotheby's Institute of Art, Los Angeles: "The Value of Art"
- Lisa Anastos (Founder and CEO of ARThood, Philanthropist in the Arts) and Matthew Deleget (Artist, Director/Owner of MINUS Space, Curator and Consultant): "Ask The Doctors - Exhibition Alternatives, Approaching a Collector, and Other Issues"
- Murat Orozobekov, Co-Owner of Winkleman Gallery, New York, NY: "Obtaining Sponsorship"
- Don Kimes, Professor of Art, American University, Washington, DC, and Artistic Director in the Visual Arts, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY: "Pedagogical Issues, Teaching Art, and Teaching Positions for Artists"
- Phil Rosenbloom, Partner, Bearence Management Group, Twin Cities: "On Collecting"