Upcoming cre8ery workshops
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Acrylic Pour Painting for Beginners, November 22, 1-3pm
Learn the basics of the fun and therapeutic art of acrylic pouring and create a painting of your own on a 10″x10″ or 9″x12″ canvas.
$65 includes instruction, supplies, use of studio space and storage as paintings dry.
Contact: Jen (204) 330-8586
Gallery Artist Expectations: Before, During, and After an Exhibition with Jordan Miller
Sunday, November 24, 1-3pm, $25 member/$30 non member
This is a new Professional Development seminar. Often when I conduct a private consulting sessions what is expected of a gallery and of an artist is a common question. Let’s talk how different galleries work, what the artist expectations are in most cases, and how to prepare ourselves to not only ask the right questions but do the correct process. We’ll touch on artist submissions and how to professionalize your career. Bring your Questions for after the Seminar. Max limit is 12. Sign up deadline is November 21st . Sign up today by e-transfer, cash or chq. or debit tap.
Question & Answers about your Artist Career; Advice Session with Jordan Miller
Sunday January 19, 1-3/4pm, depends on number of attendees, $20 member/$25 non member, Please bring 3 or 4 questions related to your artist careers: Marketing, Submissions, Selling, Pricing Artwork, Applying to Galleries, etc. This was a great session last time..At least 2 questions per artist will be answered. Some questions may be asked by another artist so its great to come with extra questions! You’ll also want to bring a note pad and pen as you will likely learn more than you imagined! Max 15 attendees, sign up deadline is January 14.
Pricing for Profit, Gallery Exhibitions with Jordan Miller,
Sunday, February 9, 1-3pm, $25 member/$30 non member
One of the biggest struggles artists have is in pricing their own work. Its an uncertainty that many artists have. There are formulas artists use and consistent pricing from piece to piece is equally important. We’ll discuss commission rates, pricing strategies, and marketing. Start being more confident in selling your works by pricing according to market value.
Image Transfer Workshop with Jordan Miller, 2 afternoons, 1-3pm, Sunday February 23 and March 1, fee TBA.
Learn how to created a 1 layer image transfer on Wood Panel by using magazine images, or your photography prints. On the second day, I’ll talk about how to create more layers beyond layer one so artists can do this following the workshop.
Proudly Presenting Your Portfolio (the how to’s and the what’s what)
Sunday, March 29, 1-3pm, $25 member/$30 non member
Are you presenting your portfolio as best as you can? Learn the value of and the how tos for professional art documentation, cropping images, resizing images, emailing files and what goes into the portfolio. Learn the differences between bio and statement. (please bring whatever you have written before so i can take a look at your marketing materials).
Being Social (Media) for Artists with Jordan Miller,
Sunday, April 26, 1-3pm, $25 member/ $30 non member.
What is a hashtag? Why are hashtags so important? What hashtags should I be using for my art? How do you tag? Why should you tag? What is the best way to promote yourself on social media? Is your content engaging? Should I be paying for Ads? Is my art going to be stolen online? Is Twitter worth it? Should I be on linkedIn?
These are questions I often hear in my consulting sessions. Learn the ins and outs of Instagram, facebook business pages and we will briefly talk about LinkedIn and Twitter.
Avoiding Artist Burnout with Jordan Miller,
Sunday, May 31, 1-3pm, $25 member/$30 non member
Are you producing too much or having too many shows in a year? Artist burn out is real. Learn when to take a break and how to not overwhelm your audience. Learn to balance your art career and your job.
Dates to be announced, Fall to winter 2020.
- Building Your Client List (from Scratch)
- You are an artist, now what?
- Mastering your time + your list
- The Truth about Marketing (why bother?)
- Why we need gallery representation
The First Wednesday of each month, 7-9:30pm is the Manitoba Independent Singer Songwriter Circle, Drop In, 7-9:30pm
You can find more info on their facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/Manitoba-Independent-Songwriters-Circle-207408966027170/