Beyond the Studio: Demystifying The Visual Arts Application Process With Marisa Pascucci

Date: Monday, April 29 —Monday, April 29, 2024
Time: 6:00 PM —8:00 PM
Location: McColl Center
Cost: $35

Different jurors, different requirements, different submission platforms, the call-for-entry (CFE) process can be daunting. If you find yourself puzzled or overwhelmed by an exhibition, grant, or publication application process, then this is the workshop for you. Join Marisa J Pascucci for useful strategies and tips to successfully navigate CFEs. As an arts professional for over 20 years, Marisa ( has served as the sole juror and on committees for numerous exhibitions, prizes, and grants. Hear what to do and what not to do to best spotlight your work.

Doors open at 5:30pm, talk starts at 6:00pm.

**Complimentary drink (beer, wine, sparkling water) included

About the Speaker:

Marisa Pascucci is an experienced art curator, speaker, historian, and educator, and enjoys a progressive career with renowned art institutions and organizations. Currently she is the Gallery and Collection Coordinator of the Van Every/Smith Galleries and an independent curator working with Charlotte area artists, arts organizations, and community college. 

Before relocating to the Charlotte area in January 2017, she was the Curator of Collections at the Boca Raton Museum of Art, Associate Editor of The Art Economist – a critically informative international publication pertaining to the global contemporary art market, and adjunct faculty and career advisor at Palm Beach State College. Her previous art museum experience includes serving as the Norton Museum of Art’s Smith Curator of American Art along with curatorial and educational roles held at the Everson Museum of Art, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, MOCA, Cleveland, and Cleveland Museum of Art. Marisa regularly contributed to museum publications and co-wrote successful grants to the Museum Loan Network and the Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass. Additionally, she is a member of ArtTable, Association of Academic Museums and Galleries, and Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists.  

Marisa graduated from American University with a Bachelors degree in art history and earned dual Master of Arts degrees in art history and museum studies from the joint program between Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Museum of Art.