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Date: 2015-03-04
Title: Tools to Use: Websites, Social Media & Blogs for Artists
Description: Learn how to create or improve upon your WEBSITE, utilize SOCIAL MEDIA effectively and write your own BLOG to expand your exposure and assist in your professional success. Essential for visual artists of all ages. Nadia Mierau, owner of specializes in creating professional yet affordable websites for artists. Her passion for design has helped many improve upon their career success and exposure. Cindy Farkas Glanzrock is the Real Art Muse and founder of the Building Art Curatorial Program, BACP. Besides her blog, RAM capitalizes on social media and utilizes sales tools such as QR codes and YouTube to further the exposure of artists and their work. BACP works with the artists directly and through art galleries. As curator of the BACP lobby art program she assists in the display and sales of artwork. Dan Wong is assistant professor of Web Design in the Communication Design Department of NYC College of Technology, CUNY Brooklyn
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Moderator: Mitch Pilnick, ATOA board member, artist advocate and art insurance professional
Panelist: Nadia Mierau, owner of
Panelist: Cindy Farkas Glanzrock, the Real Art Muse and founder of the Building Art Curatorial Program BACP
Panelist: Dan Wong, assistant professor of Web Design, Communication Design Department of CUNY
Organizer: Mitch Pilnick, ATOA board member, artist advocate and art insurance professional

Date: 2015-03-25
Title: Art Outside the White Box Exhibiting in all kinds of places besides the traditional gallery
Description: Today's art experience is no longer confined to the museum/gallery model. Cities, communities, neighborhoods and private developers have all invited artists into their spaces. These exhibitions include paintings, sculptures, performance art and digital/projection pieces. The panelists will show images of recent installations that were not in a conventional gallery, and discuss that exhibition experience. Then the entire panel will join in a moderated discussion and take questions from the audience.
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Moderator: Andy Moerlein, sculptor, Myth Maker
Moderator: Donna Dodson, sculptor, Myth Maker
Panelist: Jo-Ann Brody, sculptor, Collaborative Concepts at Saunders Farm
Panelist: Anita Durst, Founder, Artistic Director Chashama
Panelist: Ginger Andro, multi-sensory collaborative installations
Panelist: Chuck Glicksman, multi-sensory collaborative installations
Panelist: Ann Jon, sculptor, Director of Sculpture Now
Panelist: Richard Brachman, sculptor, Co-Director of Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC)
Panelist: Jennifer Lantzas, Public Art Coordinator, NYC Parks Art Program
Panelist: Michael Manjarris, sculptor, Sculpture for New Orleans Founder
Panelist: Carol Feuerman, :hyperrealist sculptor, International Sculpture Center Board Member
Organizer: Andy Moerlein, sculptor, Myth Maker
Organizer: Lynne Mayocole, sculptor, Board Mmember and President of ATOA


Date: 2015-04-22
Title: Young/Emerging Artists The Onslaught of the Emerging Graduates
Description: Representatives of local New York area art colleges discuss their work.
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Moderator: Linda Lauro-Lazin, professor at Pratt Institute
Panelist: Julian Lorber, emerging artist
Panelist: Nona Faustine, emerging artist
Panelist: Taezoo Park, emerging artist
Panelist: Alison Causer, emerging artist
Panelist: Fay Ku, emerging artist
Panelist: Qiana Mestrich, ,emerging artist
Organizer: Stacy Veloudios, ATOA Board Member



No panels June - September


Date: 2015-10-20
Title: Art in the Boroughs Art beyond the boundaries of Manhattan
Description: Featuring Richard Timperio, director of Sideshow Gallery in Brooklyn, Ellen Hackl Fagan, director of ODETTA Gallery in Brooklyn, Gabri Christa, Artistic Director of Newhouse Gallery for Contemporary Arts in Staten Island, Carolina Penafiel, executive director/ founder of Local Project, from Long Island, and The Bronx Council on the Arts' Longwood Arts Project will be represented by Juanita Lanzo, Longwood Arts Project's Director and Curator.
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Moderator: Barry Kostrinsky, Arts Editor-In-Chief for
Panelist: Richard Timperio, Director of Sideshow Gallery
Panelist: Ellen Hackl Fagan, Director of ODETTA Gallery
Panelist: Gabri Christa, Artistic Director of Newhouse Gallery for Contemporary Arts
Panelist: Carolina Penafiel, Executive director/ founder of Local Project
Panelist: Juanita Lanzo, Director and Curator of Longwood Arts Projects
Organizer: Lynne Mayocole, scuptor, ATOA President
Organizer: Fran Kornfeld, artist, member of ATOA Board of Directors


Date: 2015-11-10
Title: Sophie Matisse Interviewed by Ann Lydecker Bunge
Description: Sophie Matisse is the great-grandaughter of Henri Matisse, and a celebrated artist in her own right, Sophie Matisse was born and raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts and is a graduate of the distinguished École des Beaux-Arts. She initially gained notoriety for her series, Be back in 5 Minutes, in which she recreated famous old master paintings while erasing the figures. Ann Lydecker Bunge is a Vice President at Christie's, and was previously Programming Director of ATOA.
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Moderator: Ann Lydecker Bunge, Vice President at Christie's
Panelist: Sophie Matisse, artist
Organizer: Ann Lydecker Bunge, formerly ATOA Programming Director, now VP at Christie's

Date: 2015-11-23
Title: ATOA Fall Fundraising Auction On Artnet, November 23 - December 4, 2015
Description: Auction proceeds will support completion of digitization of the historic ATOA archive. The auction begins Tuesday, November 24th and runs through Friday, December 4th. ArtNet is hosting donated works by well-known artists in this on-line auction dedicated to raising the funds needed to digitize the remaining video recordings made from 1991 through the present. Artists Featured: Christo and Jeanne-Claude Cris Cristafaro (2 works) Janet Culbertson Virginia Cuppaidge Jerry Garcia Joan Giordano Robert Goodnough Leon Golub James Hendricks Charles Hinman Robert Kipniss Jay Milder Nathan Oliveira George Ortman (2 works) Salvatore Romano Link to Artnet Auction: In addition, here is the link to register for bidding: Want to ask a question about the auction? Just send an email to Douglas I. Sheer, ATOA Chairman at
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Organizer: Douglas I. Sheer, ATOA Founder and Chairperson


Date: 2015-12-08
Title: Social Media Your Art With or Without It?
Description: Stacy Veloudios with special guests. Various artists discuss the role social media and online communication plays in their career.
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Moderator: Stacy Veloudios, ATOA Board Member
Panelist: Norma Greenwood, artist
Panelist: Suzy Kopf, artist
Panelist: Taezoo Park, artist
Panelist: Evonna Gaines, artist
Organizer: Stacy Veloudios, ATOA Board Member

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The end of 2015.

ATOA thanks our many venues over the years:
The Open Mind
Global Village
Artists' House (Ornette Coleman's studio)
Soho Center for Visual Arts
Landmark Gallery
Soho Photo Gallery
The Phoenix Gallery
The SOHO20 Chelsea Gallery
The School of Visual Arts (SVA)

ATOA thanks for their generous support over the years:
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
The New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA)
The Lily Auchincloss Foundation,
The Lower Manhattan Community Council,
The Bachman Foundation,
and Weinick, Sanders and Leventhal, CPAs.

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