Deborah is pleased to participate in the upcoming Art World Conference in NYC April 25-27, 2019 organized by Dexter Wimberly and Heather Bhandari. “Historically, visual artists have been discouraged to take control of their careers,” explains Dexter Wimberly, conference Founder and CEO. “Only recently the stereotype of the starving artist is slowly being replaced by…… Continue reading Sustainability for Artists
Interested in making the move from a marketing staff position to that of CEO? I’ll be leading a panel on that very subject with three esteemed colleagues and friends who have all done just that, like me. National Arts Marketing Project Conference November 12-14, 2016 Austin, TX Leading the session Moving Up: Career Paths from…… Continue reading Join me at NAMPC 2016
Recently, Ruby Lerner of Creative Capital penned a post on Creativz.us describing how she would design the Art School of the Future. As President of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art & Design (AICAD), a consortium of 42 of the leading art and design schools in the US and Canada, I know that the…… Continue reading Art School of the Future…Exists Now
I am excited to announce that as of July 1, 2012, I will be the Executive Director of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art & Design (AICAD), representing 42 specialized colleges of art and design across the US and Canada. I will overlap with retiring Executive Director Bill Barrett for one month beginning June…… Continue reading New professional adventure
Deborah Obalil was a featured participant in the RI Community Forum: Arts supported by the RI Foundation and the Knight Foundation, hosted and aired on WRNI, Rhode Island’s public radio station. Listen to the interview.
Deborah Obalil moderated a fantastic discussion between Mark Addicks, CMO at General Mills and Fred Haberman, CEO of Haberman on the nature of reaching consumers today. Check out some of the discussion.
Obalil & Associates Principal, Deborah Obalil, featured in the Newsmakers section of the Providence Business News discussing the impact of the economic recession on the creative industries.