Archive for December, 2015

December 17, 2015

Talks and Workshops Spring 2016

KAREN BERELOWITZ karmabee card rack

How To Open an Etsy Shop

Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Have you been thinking about selling your handmade items on Etsy but aren’t sure how to get started? This hour-long workshop taught by Karen Berelowitz, who founded Karmabee in 2007, will help you get started and discover the top tips that can help you become a successful seller. This class is designed primarily for those who don’t have a shop yet, but is also open to anyone who’s started the process and could use some tips and guidance. Topics include: getting started with a business name and profile, preparing your storefront, posting your first item for sale, and general overview and tips. Students will receive a handout with steps to take when you get home so you can join the growing community of independent makers sharing their creativity with the world!

This event is open to the public and all enrolled students, but reservations are required. Please email us at peekskill@sunywcc.edu

 

KATHERINE WILSON image1

3D Printing in Action: A Hands-on Workshop

Friday, April 22, 2016, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

In this workshop we’ll give you a basic understanding by putting some 3D printers into action. You’ll gain exposure to the main facets of 3D printing including 3D scanning, 3D modeling, preparing the file for print, and finally, 3D printing. Anyone who has an interest in 3D printing and wants to learn should come give this a try! • The Basics: How does a 3D-printer work? • What are the different types of printers and materials? • What can I print with a 3D-printer? • Is it expensive to use a 3D Printer? and other FAQs • Learn how to set up the 3D Printer with basic settings Katherine Wilson is the Assistant Director of the Hudson Valley Advanced manufacturing Center at SUNY New Paltz.

This event is open to the public and all enrolled students, but reservations are required. Please email us at peekskill@sunywcc.edu

RON KAVANAUGH  38cdde9

Using Social Media to Market Your Self and Your Art Tuesday,

March 1, 2016 at 7:00 pm

socmediaRon Kavanaugh is the social media coordinator for the Bronx museum of the Arts and executive director of the Literary Freedom Project, a non-profit arts organization that supports the literary arts through education, creative thinking, and
new media. At the Bronx museum he manages the Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vine, Tumblr, & Pinterest accounts.

 

This event is open to the public and all enrolled students, but reservations are required. Please email us at peekskill@sunywcc.edu