Living the Artist’s Life: lecture and book-signing kick off ART Connects

Living the Artist’s Life

From the foreward of Living the Artist’s Life: A Guide to Growing, Preserving, and Succeeding in the Art World, Updated & Revised: “Only about 15% of all artists make a living from their work… whether you’re an unrecognized master still struggling to make your career click, a recognized master intent on maintaining your success, or are just starting out, I wrote the book for you.”  According to ArtStreet, Miami Public Television, “Dorrell’s passion is to help artists thrive in what is often an unsupportive art world.  This is a very important book that scores of artists can learn from.”

Paul Dorrell

Gallery owner and author Paul Dorrell is driven to help undiscovered artists get the recognition he feels they deserve.

As a gallery owner and art consultant, Paul Dorrell specializes in helping emerging artists break out into professional status. Dorrell founded Leopold Gallery in 1991.  His clients include Warner Brothers, the Kansas City Chiefs, H&R Block, the Mayo Clinic, and over 1000 private collectors.   Paul has written for numerous art magazines and spoken at venues such as the Rhode Island School of Design and the Art Students League of New York.  He is also dedicated to mentoring teenage artists from urban areas.

On Jan. 14, 2013, Dorrell will present a lecture and sign copies of his book at The von Liebig Art Center. Critics offer high praise for Living the Artist’s Life: Update & Revised. One example from the Harford Courant: “Dorrell’s book offers a frank and inspiring look at all aspects of the Artist’s Life, from the creative and emotional challenges to the nuts-and-bolts of the art business.”

Naples Art Association proudly includes Paul Dorrell’s lecture and book signing as part of  ART Connects, a lecture series that explores the power of creativity and includes workshops for artists about the business side of their career. ART Connects, features 12 events and may be purchased as a series with tickets available for $40 for members and $60 for nonmembers. Individual tickets to Paul Dorrell’s Living the Artist’s Life are available for $10 for members or $15 for nonmembers. 

cover of the book Living the Artists lifeIf you go:

Living the Artist’s Life

Author Paul Dorrell

Jan. 14, 2013, 5:30 p.m.

The von Liebig Art Center

$10 Members /$15 Non-Members

artconnectslogoPart of the ART Connects series. Please call 239-262-6517, ext. 100 to purchase tickets and reserve your seats. Proceeds benefit the Naples Art Association, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

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