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350 South 1530 East, #250
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
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ArtsForce is a program at the University of Utah designed to help students of the arts make professional connections and

2013-14

WHAT STUDENTS SAID

Career Management Workshop: 

  • Incredibly encouraging to realize the resources and pools of information I can access to help me reach my career goals in the fullest way possible.

  • Very knowledgeable and useful in an encouraging environment. ArtsForce rocks!

  • This was a wealth of tools presented in an elegant way to empower. Thank you.

  • Very useful, extremely glad I came! Worth every minute. 

  • I have been running my own career path for a while, and I wasn't sure how much of this workshop would be new information to me, but I really feel I have new tools for success now.

Panel Evaluations:

  • I'm a senior. This helped me out so much. Please make this conference annual.

  • All of it really helps. There are so many resources that I did not know about!

  • This was the most valuable and applicable info we got. It was a directly relatable experience and facilitated networking.

Overall Conference: 

  • This was very well put on and very educational. The only real suggestion would be to add additional content.

  • This conference was an overall success, especially for being the pilot.

  • Very impressed! Good job! I would love to have this conference be a model for other Arts colleges. It is something that should be implemented in other schools.

  • I left with new information that I will use immediately.

STEVEN J. TEPPER 

ArtsForce 2013 KEYNOTE SPEAKER

"The first school to have such a serious discussion about this transition" 2013 Keynote

Steven J. Tepper is associate director of the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, and Public Policy and associate professor in the department of sociology at Vanderbilt. Prior to Vanderbilt, Tepper served as deputy director of the Princeton University Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies. 

Tepper’s research and teaching focuses on creativity in education and work; conflict over art and culture; and cultural participation. He is author of Not Here, Not Now, Not That! Protest Over Art and Media in America(University of Chicago, 2011) and co-editor and contributing author of the book Engaging Art: The Next Great Transformation of America’s Cultural Life (Routledge 2007). Tepper is a leading writer and speaker on U.S. cultural policy and his work has fostered national discussions around topics of cultural engagement, everyday creativity, and the transformative possibilities of a 21st century creative campus.  Tepper also serves as the research director for the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP).  

Tepper holds a bachelor's degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; a master's in public policy from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government; and a Ph.D. in sociology from Princeton University.

Other Speakers from ArtsForce 2013

GIGI ARRINGTON

HEIDI HELLER BANKS

SHAUN BOYLE

 SYDNEY CHEEK-O'DONNELL

LAUREN GALLASPY

 MARINA GOMBERG

 

LELA GRAYBILL

GREG HATCH

KERRI HOPKINS

LIZ LECKIE

KIM MARTINEZ

CATHERINE MAYES

JESSICA MITCHELL

KERRY O'GRADY

SARAH PROJANSKY

GEORGI RAUSCH

BRITTANY REESE

RAYMOND TYMAS-JONES 

LAQUIMAH VANDUNK

ARTS ORGANIZATIONS FROM ArtsForce 2013

Gigi Arrington, Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company

Heidi Heller Banks, The Ladder Program

Sandy Brunvand, Saltgrass Printmakers

Derek Dyer, Utah Arts Alliance

Kerri Hopkins, ArtsBridge

Jen Lopez, Bad Dog Arts

Kerry O'Grady, Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Karen Krieger, Salt Lake City Arts Council

 Brittany Reese, The Sugar Space

Joanne Rowland, Gina Bachauer Piano Foundation

Frazier and Jolanda Tedford, Hopsotch Outreach Arts Foundation

Kimberly Southam, Southam Gallery

Lisa Sewell, Utah Arts Festival

 

Photos of 2013