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bringing arts-related speakers from various disciplines to our community to share their specified info and skills

On select third Thursdays of the month, DVAA hosts individuals whose work or area of expertise is specifically geared toward artists and creatives (of all sorts). Some past examples of this include a lawyer speaking about copyright law, a curator speaking about her methodology, a framer discussing how to best present artwork in a framed setting, and a voiceover actor and teacher assisting artists with their vocal techniques for when they give artist talks.

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Amie Potsic Art Advisory:
Legacy Planning for Artists and Collectors : September 19th, 6:30pm

Presented by Da Vinci Art Alliance and Atria Senior Living Center

*NOTE: Will be held at Atria Senior Living, 20th and Race St, Phila*

Free and open to the public, must register in advance

“Legacy Planning is the important opportunity to shape an artist’s legacy during their lifetime to create meaning and purpose through a life’s work. By documenting, exhibiting, and publishing artwork and placing works with institutions and collections, Amie Potsic Art Advisory helps artists give the gift of creativity now and tomorrow. Through archiving, digital and printed catalogues, collections placement, family and estate planning, storage solutions, legacy programs, and identifying museums and private collections for placement or exhibition of work, Amie Potsic Art Advisory directs artists through the legacy planning process.”


About the event:
Time – Thursday, September 19 at 6:30pm

  • Location – The William Penn Room, first floor of Atria Senior Living in Center City. Located at 150 North 20th Street, 19103

  • Free and open to the public!

About the presenter:
Amie Potsic is a photographer and installation artist interested in environmental issues and climate change based in the Philadelphia area whose work addresses cultural, personal, and natural phenomena through the lens of social responsibility. With 19 solo exhibitions and over 100 group exhibitions, Potsic has exhibited her work internationally at the Art Park in Rhodes, Greece; The Royal College of London, England; Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá, Colombia; Medfoundart di Cagliari, Italy; the Museum of New Art in Detroit; The Woodmere Art Museum, The National Constitution Center Museum, The Painted Bride, The Gershman Y, and James Oliver Gallery in Philadelphia; Mission 17 in San Francisco; and 626 Gallery in Los Angeles. Potsic’s solo exhibition at James Oliver Gallery (Enchanted Forest) was selected for discussion by The Review Panel, presented by ArtCritical at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 2015. In the same year, her work was presented at the Delaware Contemporary in New Eyes: Experimental Photography Today where she was awarded Best in Show. Potsic received her MFA in Photography from the San Francisco Art Institute and BA’s in Photojournalism and English Literature from Indiana University. She has held faculty appointments at the University of California at Berkeley, Ohlone College, and the San Francisco Art Institute and has been a guest lecturer at The University of the Arts, The Delaware Contemporary, and The International Center of Photography. Potsic is currently the Chair of the Artistic Advisory Board of the Art In City Hall program of the Office of Arts and Culture of the City of Philadelphia and is the CEO and Principal Curator of Amie Potsic Art Advisory, LLC.

About Atria Senior Living:
Atria Senior Living is a leading operator of independent living, assisted living, supportive living and memory care communities in more than 225 locations in 27 states and seven Canadian provinces. We are the residence of choice for more than 23,000 seniors, and the workplace of choice for more than 16,000 employees. We create vibrant communities where older people can thrive and participate, know that their contributions are valued, and enjoy access to opportunities and support that help them keep making a positive difference in our world.