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Insight into Arts Leadership
Insight into Arts Leadership

Tue, Mar 12



Insight into Arts Leadership

Led by Kristine Schomaker (Shoebox Arts) and Erin Stone (11:11 Projects)

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Time & Location

Mar 12, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM



About the event

This workshop is designed to empower emerging arts leaders with the skills and insights needed to navigate the dynamic landscape of the creative sector. From understanding legal and ethical considerations to examining the nuances of program development, participants will gain an introductory understanding of arts leadership, learning how to effectively manage resources, cultivate partnerships, and foster innovation within their organizations or projects. Whether you're a curator seeking to enhance your community involvement, a board member looking to strengthen your governance practices, or an arts administrator aiming to elevate your leadership capabilities, this workshop offers invaluable insights and practical strategies in the ever-evolving world of arts leadership.

This workshops is led by Kristine Schomaker and Erin Stone

KRISTINE SCHOMAKER (she/her) is an Art Historian, Curator, Publisher, Art Manager and multidisciplinary artist living and working at the Brewery artist complex in Los Angeles, California. She earned her BA in Art History and MA in Studio Art from California State University at Northridge. In 2014 Kristine founded Shoebox Arts aimed at helping artists gain a presence in the art world.

Kristine is also the publisher of Art and Cake a contemporary L.A. Art magazine reviewing shows, interviewing art influencers and covering art world events that will impact how the Los Angeles art scene will be remembered. Kristine has taught art history at Antelope Valley College and Pasadena City College, formed an artist collective in Los Angeles and has organized and curated numerous art exhibitions throughout Southern California.

Her mission is to create community among artists and the art world in order to help each other thrive. Through social practice and engagement and influenced by artists such as Kim Abeles, Alexandra Grant, and Samantha Fields as well as past influencers: Peggy Guggenheim and Gertrude Stein, Kristine is interested in using art and community, education and expression to cultivate change.

ERIN STONE is an arts administrator, curator and creative marketing specialist born and raised in Los Angeles and based out of Central Oregon. She is the Co-Founder and Director of 11:11 Projects, a mission-driven organization dedicated to empowering communities through advocacy, public art production, and justice-centered programming.

She started her career in teaching high-school, working with at-risk teens in special education. Erin received a degree in photography and visual communications and been recognized locally and nationally for her photographic work. She has over 15 years of experience in grassroots activism, event production, art curation, youth mentorship, and community development through the arts. 

With a passion for culture, representation and story-telling, Erin's curatorial work has been published in The New Yorker, Artillery Magazine, Hyperallergic, LA Times and featured on Spectrum News and NPR.  Erin has received numerous civic awards of recognition for her work with 11:11 Projects and was named an Impact-Maker to Watch by City Impact Labs. She recently completed the Executive Program in Arts & Culture Strategy at University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy & Practice and sits on the board of directors of the Los Angeles Diversity Film Festival, which is dedicated to representing and celebrating the diversity within the independent film community. Erin is a photographer, mental health advocate, plant enthusiast, and along with her pit bull mix, Ash, an avid wanderer and traveler.


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