Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 9:00am
Eleventh Hour, Marina Del Rey

Launch Your Career in the Creative Industries!


For Ryman Arts Alumni!
Date: Saturday, November 8, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon
Who: Ryman Arts Alumni
Cost: Free of charge
Location: Eleventh Hour, Marina Del Rey


Dear Ryman Arts Alumni,

We know you’re a great artist, but how do you show that to potential employers?
Join us for a morning of inspiration and practical help as you launch your creative career. You will leave the workshop armed with concrete skills for improving the way you represent yourself as a professional.

Portfolio and Resume Reviews with Julie Reyes and Jeff Ganter of 11th Hour
Get expert feedback on your current portfolio by executives at Eleventh Hour, a talent recruiting firm for the creative field.  This is a personal one-on-one review! Whether you are currently employed in a creative position and looking to transition, or if you’re getting ready to apply for your first job, you will benefit from the practical guidance you will receive. You must bring your portfolio and resume, and RSVP in advance.
Discussion with the Pros
Listen to creative professionals at various stages of their careers share their hard-earned wisdom and advice on getting started, and how their careers in art and design have evolved. Christina Saucedo, Alumni Leadership Chairperson will moderate the discussion. Be there to be sure to get YOUR questions answered!
Brunch and Mingle with Ryman Arts Alumni and Panelists
Meet and mingle with the speakers and Ryman Arts alumni in a fun, informal atmosphere. If you like, bring your tablets and laptops to show your work to others. Enjoy a light brunch. TA Arotin Hartounian and other alumni will be there to facilitate the conversation. Meet new people, and reconnect with alumni you remember!
Sign up for Free Professional Coaching with Diane Brigham
Ryman Arts Executive Director Diane Brigham is offering up to 10 alumni the opportunity for free individual coaching sessions (3 per person). These sessions are opportunities for you to explore your ideas about your future in a series of creative conversations that will inspire you to start making your dream future into reality. Sign up at the event for your coaching appointments!
Bring with you to the event: Current resume and your professional portfolio (actual portfolio or digital version on a tablet or laptop.)  If you can, bring a copy of a cover letter that you’ve submitted with a job application in the past.
RSVP by November 5 to Christina Saucedo: or call Ryman Arts at (213) 629-2787. You must RSVP to guarantee time for your personal portfolio review by Jeff or Julie.

This workshop is hosted by and located at Eleventh Hour
Eleventh Hour
4120 Del Rey Avenue, Building B
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

Nobody has to be a “starving artist” – you can find a career in the arts if you want it, and Ryman Arts is here to help!