COVID-19 Local Artist Roundtable 2020 (MAPS and Critical Mass)

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COVID-19 Local Artist Roundtable Presented by Midwest Artist Project Services and Critical Mass for the Visual Arts

On Wednesday April 29, Midwest Artist Project Services and Critical Mass partnered to present a virtual local artist roundtable on Zoom. The interactive conversation centered on the impact of COVID-19 on local artists and will asked: how are artists adapting their practices?; what are valuable resources during this time?; how can we mutually support one another?; what do we imagine for the future?; and more. It is the organizers’ sincere hope this is a meaningful opportunity to share stories and ideas, connect, and deeply reflect.

The conversation was moderated by Mallory Rukhsana Nezam, a civic artist and consultant, and includes the following panelists:

The results to the poll mentioned at the opening of the roundtable are below:

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Sarah Paulsen captured the conversation with live drawings and paintings that you can check out in the video above or the images below. The virtual discussion was free to attend.


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