Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment & Training

Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment & Training

Professional Development Workshop Series Presents

Work Smarter Not Harder!


March 20, 2009....Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment & Training finalizes the fall/winter series of Professional Development Workshops for Aboriginal Artists with Work Smarter Not Harder
An overview of organizational and management tips for arts workers. You
will learn tips and tools for maximizing your efficiency, time
management and communication skills as arts practitioners. Join
administrative specialist Kerry Swanson as our guest presenter for the Work Smarter Not Harder workshop.   This workshop is scheduled for Friday, April 3, 2009 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. This workshop is FREE with snacks and lunch provided. 

Work Smarter Not Harder
will provide an overview of the arts sector and the fundamentals to
managing in this hectic and multi-layered environment.  Ms. Swanson
will share tips for streamlining the granting process, managing
multiple projects, working individually, with a team, and/or a board of
directors and, working to achieve effective project management.

Kerry Swanson
is the Executive Director of the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts
Festival in Toronto, where she has worked since 2004.  Last year, she
co-curated the contemporary group exhibition Shapeshifters, Time
Travellers and Storytellers at the Royal Ontario Museum's Institute for
Contemporary Culture, which was named by NOW Magazine as one of the Top
Five art exhibits of the year. She is currently completing a Masters in
Communication and Culture at Ryerson University.

To register for this workshop, please rsvp at
with a brief intro of yourself including your artistic discipline.  
Seating is limited, so book quickly!  This workshops takes place at: 
Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment & Training, 167 Gerrard Street
East (between Jarvis and Sherbourne Streets) in the lower level meeting

We would like to also take this time to express our
gratitude to everyone for the overwhelming response, support of and
participation at The Artist as Entrepreneur Professional Development
Workshops Series.

Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment & Training gratefully acknowledges the support of the Ontario Arts Council.

Denise Bolduc
Event Program Coordinator

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  • I just wanted to thank ANDPVA for the opportunity you gave me to showcase my crafts and jewelllery at the Saturday Market. I met some really great people, especially other artists and made some new friends. Keep up the good work! Emilie Corbiere

  • Hi Shandra,

     I just wanted to thank ANDPVA for todays terrific workshop on publishing with Kateri. I learned so much and will put this new information to good use.

    Chi Miigwech!!!

    Emilie Corbiere

    Author, artist and storyteller

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