Survey: Elisa Pritzker Studio & Gallery

Posted August 05, 2010 by Anonymous
Part 1.
Year Founded: 
1b. Primary activity[ies] of the organization.: 
art gallery - consulting & coaching services - curatorial & art handling - artist studio
1c. Organization's annual budget.: 
$0 - $50,000
1b. Primary activity[ies] of the organization.: 
Commercial Gallery
Part 2.
2a. Mission Statement: 
The Elisa Pritzker Studio & Gallery is dedicated to present contemporary art exhibits, help artists by offering consulting-coaching, seminars and workshops and to prvide a professional curatorial-art handling services.
Website Link to Mission Statement:
2b. Organization History / Organizational Overview. Index of important events in organization's history.: 
Elisa Pritzker runs her studio & gallery @ Casa del Arte. This unique and enchanting property is a private residence dedicated to the Arts. Reminiscent of a castle in a modern-day fairy tale, Casa del Arte provides a friendly and artistic environment-an ideal space for private viewing, consultations and receptions. There, Elisa Pritzker presents contemporary art exhibits and offers consulting-coaching and curatorial-art handling services. As an art consultant, she conducts workshops for groups and private sessions for artists and crafts people, working with clients on both a long-and short-term basis.
Website Link to Organization's History / Organization Overview:
2c. Exhibition / Programming / Publishing History.: 
The Elisa Pritzker Studio & Gallery @ Casa del Arte offers professional consulting-coaching services to artists and art buyers. As a recognized international artist, Elisa’s own experiences give her an advantage when working as a consultant. "I know what artists feel and I’m really committed to helping them." Elisa’s proven technique to help artists is her own and it’s unique. Her limitless capacity to listen to other’s needs and find flexible responses to career’s challenges is what keeps artists coming back. - Career development. - Presentation tools. - Media relationships. - Exhibition opportunities. - Strategic planning. - Time management. - National and international exposure. Networking tools. - Business and legal consulting through a network of affiliated professionals. All consultations are private and confidential and can be carried out in person, by phone or e-mail. They can be ongoing, a one-time session, or project specific. =================================== The Elisa Pritzker Studio offers curatorial services to: - Commercial galleries - Institutions - Corporations - Colleges - Universities Curatorial services can include: - Selection of artworks. - Installation of the exhibition. - Marketing and promotion. - Opening reception, interaction with the public and potential buyers. - Cataloguing collections. =================================== The Elisa Pritzker Studio conducts seminar and workshops. She presented them at: - - Organization of Independent Artists (OIA) - New York Society of Women Artists - Woodstock School of Art - Casa del Arte - HCC-Arts - Howland Cultural Center - SUNY Ulster - Hudson Valley Artisans Guild - Orange County Community College - Arts Community Grants of Orange County & Arts Council of Rockland - Dutchess Community College - Dutchess County Arts Council/Albert Shahinian Gallery - SYDA Foundation - Barnard College, NYC/Werise Conference - Australian Council on the Arts/ - Women Caucus for the Arts, CT chapter
Website Link to Exhibition / Programming / Publishing History:
Part 3.
3a. Names and email addresses of Founders, Board Members, Directors or other key individuals:: 
Elisa Pritzker
3b. Could any of these individuals assist in providing an oral history of your organization?: 
Part 5.
5a. Type of organization at its founding.: 
Part 7.
7a. How important is to the organization to preserve the organization’s historical material. From 1 – Very Important to 5 – Not Important.: 
1. Very Important
7b. Has planning for the preservation and documentation of archive begun?: 
7c. Does the organization know how and where to seek expertise and assistance?: 
7d. Does the organization have specific concerns regarding starting an archive working with its historic materials?: 
Lack of Staff
Part 8.
8a. Is the organization's archives in the collection of another institution or promised to one?: 
8a. Location: 
IF YES to 8: University (Name)
8b. Archival materials are also located at:: 
Where are these locations?: 
Where are these locations? [I.E. Home / Office of Private Individual(s) (i.e. Former Board, Staff, Funders, etc)]
Part 9.
9. Does the organization maintain archives for any other organization.: 
IF YES to 9: 10a. Please describe:
Part 10a.
10a. Is the archive accessible to scholars, curators or researchers?: 
Part 10b.
10b. Are there conditions of access for scholars, curators or researchers?: 
Part 10c.
10c. How are arrangements made for access to archive?: 
The Elisa Pritzker Studio & Gallery archive can be access by making an appointment by phone, email and/or in person.
Part 10e.
10e. Under what circumstances would access to archives be allowed.: 
The archives are open for study and for possible publications to students, scholars, curators and artists.
Part 11.
The following questions address the historical materials (type, quantity and storage) of the organization. 11a. Paper Files and Documents: 
Artist Files
Exhibition or Production Files
Financial Records
Legal Documents
By-laws / Incorporation Documents
Other Paper Files
11b. Artwork and Documentation: 
CDs / DVDs [Pre-Recorded or CD-R / CD-RW / DVD-R / etc.]
Other Digital Materials
Prints / Lithographs / Etchings / Screenprints / etc.
Unique Art Objects
Other Artwork
11c. Press and Promotional Materials: 
Announcements, Mailing Cards, etc.
Newspaper / Magazine / Media Clippings
Posters / Flyers
Other Press or Promotional Materials:
11d. Printed Publications: 
Artists' Publications
Commercially Published Materials
Checklists / Performance Programs / Price Lists
Programs of Events
Other Printed Publications
11e. Other: 
Architectural Drawings / Floor Plan
Part 12.
12. What years does the materials cover?: 
Part 14.
14a. Estimated Number of Boxes or Milk-Crate Sized Storage Units: 
14b. Estimated Number of Archive Drawers: 
11 - 20
14c. Estimated Number of Archive Notebooks: 
14d. Estimated the total Linear Feet. ["Linear Feet" is standard measure of the quantity of archival materials on the basis of shelf space occupied or the length of drawers in vertical files or the thickness of horizontally filed materials. For example, a: 
I don’t know
Other Archive Storage Units - Please describe below.: 
Boxes and shelves
Part 15.
15. Is the historical materials - or archives - inventoried or catalogued in any way, either formally or otherwise?: 
Part 16.
16a. Is there a key, index or finding aid to the materials inventoried?: 
16b. Paper-based:: 
Written or Typewritten Inventories
16c. Electronic Based:: 
Not Applicable
Part 16 / Electronic Files & Archival Management
16f. Does the organization have a back-up program, or back-up schedule, for its electronic records and perform monitoring of its removable media (i.e. floppies, ZIP disks, CD-ROMs, DVDs, portable hard drives, etc.)?: 
16g. Who is responsible for working with the archival material?: 
Other - Please describe below.
Please describe: 
Part 17.
17. How are new materials processed?: 
Manual System (Card File, File Folders)
Part 18.
18. What, if any, conservation methods are in place for both physical materials and electronic data?: 
None or Limited
Part 19.
19. What type of climate-controls are present in the area[s] in which the archives are stored?: 
Some heating / air conditioning / humidity controls on demand or sporadically
Part 20.
20a. What are the goals for the historical materials for the next year?: 
improving archive space
20b. What are the biggest challenges to reaching these short-term goals?: 
20c. What goals are in place for the historical materials for the next three to five years?: 
to clean the archives
20d. What are the biggest challenges to reaching these long term goals?: 
20e. Are there any additional goals for the organizations historic materials?: 
share with professionals
Part 21.
21. Estimated cost to achieve these archival goals for the next year.: 
$4,000 - $5,000
Part 22.
22. Estimated cost to achieve these archival goals for the next five years.: 
$7,001 - $10,000
Part 24.
24. What archival issues could / should visual arts organizations address collectively in the next three to five years? Ranked from 1 (highest priority) to 5 (lowest priority).24a. Shared standards / protocols for digitization: 
Promote professional standards / protocols for digitization
Part 25.
25a. Is the organization a member of, or in contact with, any organizations concerned with archival issues?: 
Part 26.
26. Additional information, comments, observations, and questions.: 
Are you planning to print this information in any specific format?
Elisa Pritzker Studio & Gallery
Who executed this survey.: 
Elisa Pritzker
Is this survey complete and all appropriate questions answered?: