Career Pathways in the Arts

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A new series is designed to give current students looking to undertake a career in the arts the opportunity to hear from local young arts professionals about their pathway in the arts.

Date: Wednesday 18 May & 22 June
Time: 5 to 7pm
Audience: VCE and Senior students
Venue: Alex Rigg Room (Shepparton City Council)
Cost: Free,
Bookings: 5832 9861
Tutor: Various

In this new series for current students, SAM invites young professionals from Shepparton to talk about their successful careers pathways in the arts. Each speaker will outline key aspects of their studies, practice or careers and discuss personal and professional challenges and choices made. Given the considerable emphasis on entrepreneurial and transferable creative skills and thinking, the arts are increasingly seen as enabling or fostering these skills which are a key to future employment regardless of one’s occupation. This series provides students with an opportunity to understand the range of career options within arts and culture sector as a viable and exciting field of future study and employment.

Wednesday 18 May

Applied Art, Digital Media and Business

 Amina Barolli, Evan Lancaster and Chris Hawking.

Amina Barolli, Marketing Coordinator at SAM, portrait & event photographer at Amina Barolli Photography.

Evan Lancaster, Senior Visualisation Designer GMH and co-director at Minicades Mobile since 2012.

Chris Hawking, Graphic Designer at Greater Shepparton City Council and Photographer/Videographer for his own business Click Photo.

 Wednesday 22 June

Museum and Arts Organisations

Gabriella Calandro, Patsy Killeen and Kimberly Moulton

Gabriella Calandro, Marketing Coordinator at SAM, Cultural Partnerships Coordinator at Regional Arts Victoria, Volunteer Exhibition Attendant at 55th Venice Biennale (Australian Council for the Arts).

Patsy Killeen, Grimwade Intern (Education) Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne, Volunteer Exhibition Attendant at 56th Venice Biennale (Australian Council for the Arts).

Kimberley Moulton, Senior Curator South Eastern Australian Aboriginal collections, Melbourne Museum.