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Check out last year's program here.

Annual SEA Conference
NEXT EVENT:  February 22nd & 23rd, 2020
LOCATION:  Columbia College - Chicago, IL


The Annual Conference is geared towards emerging visual, performing, literary, and media artists. Activities include keynote presentations, artist-led sessions, panel discussions, one-on-one mentoring sessions, round table discussions, and workshops.


There are also a variety of other activities like a juried college art competition and funding pitch competition. For educators and art organization leaders, there are also sessions and opportunities to share best practices.

The event is held each year at the end of February over two days - either a Friday / Saturday or Saturday / Sunday. Click here to access the information for the 2019 SEA Conference.