Creative Professionals Offer Insight and Tips to Entrepreneurs & Students

February 7, 2011 at 11:31 am

Albany, NY – The Sage Colleges are pleased to offer students and creative professionals two opportunities to spend an evening with two talented individuals.

On Monday, February 7, Michael Carabetta, creative director with Chronicle Books, will share an insider's view of the independent publishers in his talk, “Chronicle Books: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.” Carabetta ‘s work has received recognition in the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) 50 Books/50 Covers shows, and in Graphis Books I and II. His projects have appeared in a variety of design publications–including Communication Arts, Critique, and I.D. magazines–and have received awards from the San Francisco Ad Club, New York Art Directors Club and the Western Art Directors Club.

Based in San Francisco, Chronicle Books was founded in 1967 and remains one of the country’s most respected independent publishers. Over, the years, Chronicle Books has developed a reputation for award-winning, innovative books for adults and children. The company continues to challenge conventional publishing wisdom, setting trends in both subject and format, maintaining a list that includes fine art titles in design, art, architecture and photography.

 

WHEN & WHERE
Monday, February 7
7:00 – 8:30PM
Kahl Campus Center, Room 224
Sage College of Albany
(FREE)

 

On Wednesday, February 23, Ilise Benun, founder of Marketing Mentor, will host “The Creative Professional’s Guide to Money." An author and consultant for professionals and independent business owners, her talk will focus on some tricky aspects of freelancing and finances. As a “business coach,” Benun offers tips to boost earnings, manage money and set realistic goals, while developing the business mindset.

Benun is also the author of several books. Her latest, The Creative Professional’s Guide to Money: How to Talk About It and What to Do about It, will be made available to attendees. Her work has also been featured in national publications such as HOW Magazine, Inc. Magazine, Nation’s Business, Self, Essence, Crains New York Business, Working Woman, The New York Times and the Washington Post.

 

WHEN & WHERE
Wednesday, February 23
7:00 – 9:00PM
Kahl Campus Center, Room 224
Sage College of Albany
(Students with valid ID, FREE; AIGA Members - $10; others $20)