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MSA Sculpture Conference: Knoxville 2018
Panel Discussions & Presentations

Expanding the Field: Women and Non-Traditional Practices
Friday October 5th, 9-10:30
UTK Arts & Architecture Building, rm 109

Caroline Covington will sit down with Vanessa Mayoraz, Assistant Professor in Extended Media at East Tennessee State University (ETSU), Nancy Daly, interactive artist and educator working in Washington, DC, and Virginia Griswold, Associate Professor of Sculpture at Austin Peay State University to answer questions and discuss the impact women have on sculptural practices as well as offer advice on how to balance research, fabrication, and orchestration when creating interactive, ephemeral, and process-driven work.

In the Real World: A Survey of Non-Academic Opportunities for Sculptors
Friday October 5th, 9-10:30
UTK Arts & Architecture Building, rm 111

Moderated by sculptor and owner operator of Ironhead Sculptural Services, LLC, Kelly Ludeking, this panel will discuss professional opportunities for sculptors outside of the academic setting. Panelists include: Eric Stephenson, Owner Lunarburn Studios, Julia Hill LLC, IATSE union member working on TV and movies, Karly Stribling owner operator of Soil and steel a Knoxville based business featuring the art and gardensMatthew Cummings, owner operator Pretentious Glass and Pretentious Beer Co.    

5 Sculptors: Their Studios and Practices
Saturday October 6th, 3-4:30
UTK Arts & Architecture Building, rm 109

Roger Halligan will moderate a discussion between five working sculptors about how the artist studio and practice each affects the other. Panelists include: Ann Rowles, Erika Strecker, Rondell Crier, Bret Price, and Wade Brickhouse


Contracts and Artist Rights: What We Need to Know
Saturday October 6th, 9-10:30
UTK Arts & Architecture Building, rm 111

Kyle Anne Citrynell, head of the Intellectual Property Law Practice Group with Seiller Waterman LLC (Louisville, Kentucky), will discuss the Do's/Don'ts/Considerations in creating/reviewing artist contracts for exhibitions/commissions. She will provide artists with guidance about reading, developing and signing contracts, including protection for intellectual property rights.Citrynell will also discuss how to identify, inventory, document, police and protect creative properties, and review artist rights under copyright and other intellectual property and copyright laws. 



Real Business Issues Clinic from Formation to Estate Planning     
Saturday October 6th, 3-4:30
UTK Arts & Architecture Building, rm 111

Kyle Anne Citrynell, head of the Intellectual Property Law Practice Group with Seiller Waterman LLC (Louisville, Kentucky), will discuss and give guidance on how to prepare, conduct, and protect your business and artwork.  Citrynell will also answer questions and lead discussion based on members problems or quandaries.

Saturday Night Social & Fine Art Film Viewing
Pretentious Glass, 133 S. Central St, Knoxville, TN 37902 
Saturday Oct 6th 9pm

Please join us Saturday night at Pretentious Beer Co. for an evening of socializing and celebrating. The film Ironhead, a “...documentary about the creative work of Ironmonger Kelly Ludeking and the happenings at his Down on the Farm Iron Pour" will be featured.


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Murfreesboro, TN 37133

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