Business Skills for Visual Artists Workshop
Friday, April 28, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Do you make artwork but have trouble knowing what to do with it afterward? Are you interested in selling you artwork but you don't quite know how to put it on the market? Join Fresh Arts and successful full-time artist Taft McWhorter to learn practical tips on how to move art-making out of the corners of your life, and safely put it front and center. Taft will help you create realistic timelines and budgets, give you insight into building a collector base, and discuss real world ways to begin building a sustainable career as an independent visual artist.
The workshop will explore:
- Negotiating the sale
- Marketing basics
- Portfolio presentation basics
- Collector cultivation & Networking
- Submitting to galleries
- Gallery representation
- Exhibiting & Pricing your work
NOTE: Though this workshop is primarily geared to visual artists, the advice is useful for almost any creative person looking to improve their professional practice.