As an artist, you’re basically running a business on your own. Avoid making major financial mistakes by attending this session guided by Roxana Barba and Amanda Sanfilippo Long on managing finances and budget.
About the Speakers
Roxana Barba is an artist and arts administrator with twenty years of professional experience. Her practice references ritual and cultural memory, incorporating interdisciplinary uses of dance, film and video. Her work has been presented by Perez Art Museum (PAMM), Miami Light Project, Women in Dance Leadership Conference, Miami Performance International Festival, as well as multiple international film festivals and has received support by the Knight Foundation, FUNDarte and South Florida PBS. Presently, she serves as Projects Administrator with Miami-Dade County Cultural Affairs Department, managing grant programs both for non-profit arts organizations and individual artists. Roxana pursued undergraduate visual arts studies in her native Perú prior to receiving her BFA in Dance from New World School of the Arts (Miami, Florida).
Amanda Sanfilippo Long is the Curator & Artist Manager of Art in Public Places, Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs. One of the first public art programs in the country (est. 1973), 1.5% of public land construction costs are allocated for the purchase or commission of artworks. With over 700 works of art in the collection, the program has gained international recognition. Amanda is the Director of the South Florida Cultural Consortium, and the Senior Advisor and former Executive Director & Chief Curator of Fringe Projects. Amanda initiated and directed Art in Public Places’ co-presentation of the Creative Time Summit Miami, 2018. Amanda has held positions at Locust Projects, Miami, FL; Creative Time, New York, NY; The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; and the BCA Center, Burlington, VT. She holds an MA in Contemporary Art History, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London; BA in Art History, University of Vermont.