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On April 15

Artists to brown bag it at workshop

The White Salmon Arts Council will host Brown Bag Professional Artist Workshops followed by the Second Annual "Nights in White Salmon" Artists' Gathering on Saturday, April 15.

The event takes place in White Salmon with registration at 9 a.m. at The Creamery on Jewett Blvd.

The event continues the Arts Council's programs for area artists and presents professional marketing assistance and advice from several art experts. It will be an opportunity for artists of all media to share creative energy toward developing the business of art.

Registration is $40 for all six Professional Artist Workshops. They are scheduled hourly beginning at 10 a.m. with a Brown Bag lunch break at 1 p.m. Well-known area art professionals will lead 45-minute workshops with question-and-answer time.

The workshop topics, times and presenters are:

Building Your Business -- The Ins and Outs: 10 a.m., Julie Ueland, artist and designer;

The Cooperative Gallery for Cooperative Artists, And Maybe Some Who Aren't: 11 a.m., Katie Cordrey, graphic artist and designer;

Balancing Your Dual Life -- Surviving and Thriving in Both Lives: noon, Honna Sheffield, potter and non-profit director;

Career Choices -- A Conversation with Dennis Mullen: 2 p.m., Dennis Mullen, master glass blower;

How Do I Become a Salesperson for My Work?: 3 p.m., Jerry Fenter, painter and educator;

Marketing Success Strategies -- Starting Out: 4 p.m., Marty Rudolph, marketing strategist.

Workshop attendees may bring a Brown Bag lunch or order from a choice of Brown Bag lunches offered by The Creamery.

The day will conclude with the "Nights in White Salmon" Second Annual Artists' Gathering from 5 to 9 p.m. at the White Salmon Glassworks, 105 E. Jewett, White Salmon. Several downtown White Salmon merchants will be remaining open Saturday evening.

To reserve your space for the event, send your check to White Salmon Arts Council, P.O. Box 2221, White Salmon, Wash., 98672-2221.

For more information about the event, call Tim Middaugh at 493-4546 or Joan Ahlers at 493-3017.

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