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Tamarack Foundation director to visit Jefferson County

By Staff | Apr 13, 2015

Alissa Novoselick, newly appointed director of the Tamarack Foundation, will spend two days learning about the arts community in the Jefferson County area. Novoselick will view area arts venues, meet with local artists and visit several craft studios.

The Jefferson Arts Council and the Jefferson County Convention and Visitors Bureau are sponsoring Novoselick’s visit.

The Tamarack Foundation’s mission is to help artisans become entrepreneurs with viable business models. The foundation offers educational opportunities, marketing programs, professional development grants and fellowships. It also sponsors a program called TARP, the Tamarack Artisan Relief Program that offers financial assistance to artists in emergency situations.

Artists, crafters and art lovers are invited to attend a public meeting on Monday, April 13, at 7 p.m. at the Clarion Hotel. Novoselick will discuss the new vision of the foundation and answer questions about its services.

The Jefferson Arts Council will also announce a new program called ARTS CONNECT, a concept to foster conversations giving artists a forum to discuss ideas, participate in cooperative advertising initiatives, and brainstorm fresh, creative ways to market their work. Artists will be asked to help develop the program so that it meets their individual needs and visions.

Members of the Jefferson County arts community and interested public members are urged to attend this important meeting.