PAChats | Professional Artist Chats
Writing an Artist Statement with Art Historian Prof. Alexandra Giordano
Learn to polish your professional artist package with a well crafted artist statement!
This lecture will help artists learn to write a professional artists statement, a necessary written component often required for when submitting grants, exhibitions, festivals, performances, and residency applications. The artist statement is also needed to maintain a professional presence on your website and social media accounts.
Presented by the Patchogue Arts Council • Museum of Contemporary L.I. & Patchogue – Medford Library
PAChats | Professional Artist Chats will be helpful for artists of all disciplines.
Alexandra Giordano received her MA in Art History from CUNY Queens College. In her graduate thesis she researched the overlap of late pagan and early Christian iconography. Her undergraduate degree is a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in painting. She also studied drawing with a focus on anatomy at the Art Students League in New York City. She has taught at Farmingdale State College since 2015. She also teaches at Long Island University, Saint Joseph’s College, and Nassau Community College. She has held teaching positions at Dowling College, in the Honors Program, and Hofstra University. Many of her art history classes are writing intensive.
In March 2019, she was awarded the Students First Grant, from Farmingdale State College. Her project title was The Use of Emerging Technologies in the Humanities/Art History Curriculum. She recently presented at the SUNY Council for Writing Conference where her topic was Visual Literacy: Not Your Mother’s Museum Research Paper. Other research interests include 19th century modernist painting, and the purge of European artists during World War II.
She is currently the Director of Communications at the Hofstra University Museum of Art.
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