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Eastern Region

Learn About The Eastern Region

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The Eastern Region of the Graphic Artists Guild provides an ever-expanding range of resources and opportunities for Guild members in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina whose backgrounds span various artistic disciplines and skill levels.

We are here to provide a voice for students, associates and professional artists so we can improve our profession together.

When becoming a member of the Graphic Artists Guild you will also become affiliated with one of five Guild Regions.

Once a member you will receive mailings and communications from the National office including your copy of Graphic Artists Guild Handbook: Pricing and Ethical Guidelines, our quarterly print newsletter titled Guild News, a monthly email which is a digest of articles and interviews from our blog, and updates about member benefits including webinar registration deadlines.

Your Regional communications will keep you posted about local events to benefit your communication design career including lectures, skills training and networking events.

Please email Paula Hinkle, National Administrative Director for the Graphic Artists Guild to learn your regional affiliation and to receive the Guild email newsletter which includes local and national events: membership@graphicartistsguild.org


The Eastern Region of the Graphic Artists Guild welcomes their New Regional Representative!

Image of Linda SecondariWelcome Linda Secondari as the newest additon to the Guild Board.

Linda Secondari is the Creative Director and Principal at Studiolo Secondari, a design firm in NYC focusing on Publication Design, Branding, and Design Operations and Strategy. Prior to establishing Studiolo, she was Creative Director at Oxford University Press where she managed a large international design team (New York, Toronto, Oxford, and Delhi) with a yearly title output of 3,000+ titles. Before OUP, she was the Creative Director in charge of Manufacturing and Technology at Columbia University Press. She started her Design career as a Junior Art Director at Russek Advertising where she was Lead Creative on projects such as Shakespeare in the Park, and John Leguizamo's "Spic-o-rama." She graduated from Parsons School of Design with a degree in Communications Design.

Linda's work has been recognized by the AIGA, NY Book Show, Stiftung Buchkunst Competition of the Frankfurt Book Fair, and the AAUP Book, Jacket, and Journal Show. 

She lives in New York City with her family and writes literary fiction in her spare time.

Events

All-Region Virtual Chat

Thursday, April 5th, 2018 at 7 PM ET, 6 PM CT, 5 PM MT, 4 PM PT
Via Adobe Connect

Tell us about what you've been working on!

April 5th Virtual Chat image

We will be getting together with the New England, Midwestern, Southern, and Western Regions. 

Contact Simone at eastern@graphicartistsguild.org


Recent Past Events

All-Region Virtual Chat

Thursday, March 1st, 2018 at 7 PM ET, 6 PM CT, 5 PM MT, 4 PM PT
Via Adobe Connect

Tell us about what you've been working on!

March 1st Virtual Chat image

We will be getting together with the Eastern, Midwestern, New England, and Western Regions. 
RSVP to Simone at: eastern@graphicartistsguild.org for log-in and call-in information.


All-Region Virtual Chat

Thursday, February 1st, 2018 at 7 PM ET, 6 PM CT, 5 PM MT
Via Adobe Connect

Let's discuss the vote!

January 4th Virtual Chat image

We will be getting together with the Eastern, Midwestern, New England, and Western Regions. 
RSVP to Simone at: eastern@graphicartistsguild.org for log-in and call-in information.


All-Region Virtual Chat

Thursday, January 4th, 2018 at 7 PM ET, 6 PM CT, 5 PM MT
Via Adobe Connect

We're having a Hawaiian Luau! Wear your most touristy attire!

January 4th Virtual Chat image

We will be getting together with the Eastern, Midwestern, New England, and Western Regions. 
RSVP to Simone at: eastern@graphicartistsguild.org for log-in and call-in information.


All-Region Virtual Chat

Thursday, December 7th, 2017 at 7 PM ET, 6 PM CT, 5 PM MT
Via Adobe Connect

We'll chat about your latest projects!

Share your favorite resources with the group!

December Chat

We will be getting together with the Eastern, Midwestern, New England, and Western Regions. 
RSVP to Simone at: eastern@graphicartistsguild.org for log-in and call-in information.


All-Region Virtual Chat

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 at 7 PM ET, 6 PM CT, 5 PM MT
Via Adobe Connect

What I've Learned from the Guild
We'll discuss what you've learned as a member of the Guild that helps you in your profession.

Share your favorite resources with the group!

November Chat

We will be getting together with the Eastern, Midwestern, New England, and Western Regions. 
RSVP to Simone at: eastern@graphicartistsguild.org for log-in and call-in information.


All-Region Virtual Chat

Thursday, October 12th, 2017 at 7 PM ET, 6 PM CT, 5 PM MT
Via Adobe Connect

Work for Hire

We'll discuss why "Work for Hire" is a bad practice for Artists.

Share your favorite resources with the group!

October Chat

We will be getting together with the Eastern, Midwestern, New England, and Western Regions. 
RSVP to Simone at: eastern@graphicartistsguild.org for log-in and call-in information.


All-Region Virtual Chat

Thursday, September 7th, 2017 at 7 PM ET, 6 PM CT, 5 PM MT
Via Adobe Connect

Work/Life Balance - How do YOU handle doing it all?

Discuss your techniques for avoiding burn out. 
How do you juggle the demands of family, business, volunteering, etc., and still have time for relaxation or socializing?

Is spreading yourself too thin an occupational hazard?

Share your favorite resources with the group!

September Chat

We will be getting together with the Eastern, Midwestern, New England, and Western Regions. 
RSVP to Simone at: eastern@graphicartistsguild.org for log-in and call-in information.


Contact

Regional Adminstrator:
Simone Jemmott
212 791-3400
eastern@graphicartistsguild.org

 

Regions

Eastern Region
Midwestern Region
New England Region
Southern Region
Western Region


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Southern Region

May 16, 2018
Twitter Chat
Adobe Connect


Help Form a Networking Group in your Region

New England

The New England Region Includes; Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New Hampshire.

If you are interested in helping plan an event in one of these areas, contact your regional administrator, Carolyn Wirth.

Eastern

The Eastern Region Includes; New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina

If you are interested in helping plan an event in one of these areas, contact your regional administrator, Simone Jemmott.

Southern

The Southern Region Includes; Georgia, Tennessee, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas

If you are interested in helping plan an event in one of these areas, contact your regional administrator - Open

Midwestern

The Midwestern Region Includes; Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Ohio.

If you are interested in helping plan an event in one of these areas, contact your regional administrator  Cindy Hardy

Western

The Western Region Includes; Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Idaho, Utah, Arizona, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, California, Alaska and Hawaii

If you are interested in helping plan an event in one of these areas, contact your regional administrator KJ Bateman


Volunteer!

Do you want to hang out with your creative colleagues? Learn new skills? Broaden your network? Sharpen your business expertise? You can do all this AND be part of an essential organization, pooling our resources to improve working conditions for all artists. Just contact your Regional Administrator.


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