PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COUNSELING
Anna Ogier-Bloomer is a fine artist and arts career specialist who has worked in career services in the arts for nearly 15 years. She has held leadership roles in arts career services at the School of Visual Arts, Parsons School of Design, and The New School, all in New York City. She has taught professional practice and studio courses at the School of Visual Arts MFA Fine Arts and MFA Visual Narrative programs. Anna is skilled in working with extremely diverse populations of artists, designers, and cultural producers of all types to create sustainable, goal-oriented creative careers that are fulfilling and fruitful, with a personally-tailored meaning of success.
She has developed myriad opportunities for artists and designers including awards, residencies, trainings, jobs and internships with organizations such as Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Anderson Ranch Art Center, NYFA (New York Foundation for the Arts), and companies like Facebook, Nickelodeon Animation Studio, Pixar Animation Studio, and many more.
Anna is adept at helping creatives craft a practice and a strategy that is both rewarding and results-driven. Counseling sessions are completely individualized, and involve her viewing your work in advance to conduct research and prepare fully to maximize your session. She is available for phone or video sessions, and in-person sessions in the Chicago area. For session details and pricing, email her at anna.ogier at gmail.com.