PUBLISHED: 2:00 PM on Wednesday, March 29, 2006
Class shows art of exhibiting work
Aspiring and seasoned artists are invited to attend a one-day workshop on how to exhibit work from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Learn techniques for documenting and presenting 2-D and 3-D work, tips and techniques for creating effective portfolios and e-portfolios and methods for hanging an exhibit.

All participants are encouraged to bring questions, goals and their experiences. Each participant will receive a packet filled with tips, techniques and resources about exhibiting artwork. This class is open to artists ages 16 and older. There will be a 1-hour break for lunch during the workshop. Class size is limited, pre-registration and pre-payment of $18.20 for youth/ $26.60 for adults is required.

Elise Tomlinson, Mark Daughhetee and Ellen Carrlee have combined their unique perspectives, approaches and tricks of the trade to offer a dynamic view into the "art" of exhibiting artwork.

Elise Tomlinson is an experienced web developer with a BFA in printmaking and a secondary emphasis in oil painting. She exhibits regularly in

Juneau and sells her paintings and reproduction prints internationally through her website. She is well versed in the business side of being an artist and continually works to increase sales without compromising her art.

Mark Daughhetee is a photographer and Curator of Exhibitions for the Alaska State Museum. During his tenure at the museum, he has installed hundreds of diverse exhibitions. His duties at the museum also include design and production of publications and gallery graphics, as well as photo documenting two and three-dimensional objects from the museum collection. He has served on solo exhibition review committees throughout Alaska and currently serves on the visual arts panel for the Alaska State Council on the Arts and the visual arts advisory panel for the International Gallery of Contemporary Art in Anchorage.

Ellen Carrlee has a Master's Degree in art history and art conservation. In the past five years as Curator of Collections and Exhibits, she has hung more than thirty 2-D exhibits on tight budgets and timelines. She has also dealt with a wide variety of framing and hanging mechanisms on artwork in the City Museum collection.

To register for this workshop, contact the Juneau-Douglas City Museum at 586.3572 or the web site at

The Juneau-Douglas City Museum is located at 4th and Main Street and is a program of Juneau Parks and Recreation Department.