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  Lara Wisniewski
Professional/Personal Overview
  I am a freelancer who has specialized in arts writing for the last eight years and now I want to write general interest articles. I like to write about culture, fashion/style, books, travel, people. The best thing about me is that I am open to writing about a variety of topics. I am also writing a novel.
Work Info
Book Author 1 Year
Reporter 5 Years
Writer 8 Years
Arts & Humanities 23 Years
Books & Literature 23 Years
Fashion 20 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
10 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Artnews (6-10), Art in America (3-5), Contemporary (3-5), Artnet.com (3-5), Sculpture (3-5), Modern Painters (1-2), Art Newspaper (1-2), Artpulse (1-2)
I use laptops, computers proficiently. I take great photographs with any camera and use a FLIP video camera too.
Foreign Language Skills
Speak and understand French.
References furnished upon request.
I have an MFA from New York University in American Studies (2004) and a BA from Bennington College(1990). I am accustomed to traveling while writing and meeting tight deadlines in difficult situations. I am responsible, it is important to me to meet deadlines and I am flexible and find it easy to maintain good professional relationships.
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near Los Angeles, CA. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
Art Reviews  
(Art Papers, 12/1/2007)
Review of the Summer Biennial in Prague, Czecholslovakia
Art Features  
(Artnet.com, 11/21/2006)
Feature article on the artist Liz Cohen.
Catalogue Essays  
(Heard Museum of Native American Art, 4/8/2006)
This is the catalogue essay for an exhibit that I co-curated in 2006 at the Heard Museum for Native American Art in Phoenix, Arizona.