AAP Art Alumni Virtual Series: Career Development in the COVID-19 Era

AAP Connect invites you to our first summer 2020 AAP Art Alumni Panel Virtual Series Event: Career Development in the COVID-19 Era.

For so many, the past several months have been incredibly challenging. Events such as the magnified impacts of COVID-19, the resulting economic recession, and a renewed attention on race relations brought on by the pain of seeing George Floyd and so many other black lives taken at the hands of systemic racism, including protests across the country have likely led many of you to re-evaluate the way that you think about everyday life, and what you might want to do with your lives after graduation.

In response, AAP Connect/Career Services and AAP NYC are partnering to present a series of department-specific panel discussions with AAP alumni. These will be informal and interactive group dialogues to discuss navigating an uncertain and complex career journey in art and ways you can still advance positive change and design a safer and more just world for all during turbulent times. The alumni will share their experiences finding jobs and how their expectations and thinking about how their own skills changed over the years.

Please join the following AAP Alums for an interactive discussion on how to "broaden your lens."

Peter D. Gerakaris (B.F.A. '03)

American Interdisciplinary Artist

JJ Manford (B.F.A. '06)
Artist and co-founder of Underdonk Gallery 
Adjunct professor at Pratt Institute

Mike Picos (B.F.A. '13)
Independent Artist 
Art Teacher at NYC Department of Education

Anne Wu (B.F.A. '13)
Independent Artist 

Wednesday, July 1, 6–7 p.m. EDT

Register in advance for this meeting. We strongly encourage you to include a question or comment on the registration form. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email.


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