Support for Individual Artists: Putting Research and Data to Work

Tuesday, October 20, 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Organized by Eric Wallner, cultural affairs supervisor, City of Ventura Cultural Affairs.

Presented by Eric Wallner; Dr. Ann M. Galligan, associate professor, Northeastern University and research director, RI Arts Learning Network; Maria Rosario Jackson, senior research associate, Urban Institute; Joan Jeffri, director, Research Center for Arts and Culture at Columbia University; Yasmin Ramirez, Ph.D., associate researcher, Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College; Margaret Jane Wyszomirski, professor and director, Graduate Program in Arts Policy & Administration at Ohio State University.

This interactive session will cover up-to-the-minute research about and for individual artists. Beginning with a brief report out on the Individual Artist Pre-conference, the session will feature concise "round robin" style briefings on leading national research projects. Panelists will include:

The session will conclude with time for questions, discussion and setting an agenda for possible future research. This is an opportunity for strategic thinking and sharing important data which can impact, inform and maximize your efforts to support individual artists.

A resource list and inventory of current research will be distributed prior to the conference.