Business Basics for Artists
Learn to build a professional reputation, exhibit and market your artwork, and maintain a professional studio practice. We’ll also dive into little talked about aspects of being an artist (contracts, taxes, etc).
Instructor: Laureen Marchand
Audience: Fine Art Painters, Photographers, Fiber Artists, Sculptors
For Stage(s): Emerging, Accomplished/ Professional
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Starts on Saturday, March 18, 2023
Mar. 18 | Mar. 25 | Apr. 1 | Apr. 8
4 sessions, 2 hrs each, every week
9:30am – 11:30am MT
Note: Price in $CAD
19 in stock
This course is for artists who want to build a professional reputation, exhibit and market their artwork, and maintain a professional studio practice.
Learn how to write an incredible artist statement/bio/CV, approach galleries of all kinds, and develop a website.
We’ll dive deep into little-talked-about aspects of working as an artist, like contracts, copyright, taxation, and maintaining the practices and relationships that support your artwork.
Bring writing materials (pencil and paper or electronic) and a list of your art accomplishments.
Being able to articulate what you’d like to learn or achieve from this class is a plus!
Laureen Marchand has exhibited regionally, nationally, and internationally in more than 30 solo and two-person exhibitions as well as over 50 group shows.
Her paintings have been recognized by the Saskatchewan Arts Board and the Canada Council and are held in many public and private collections. Laureen Marchand is represented by galleries in Canada and Ireland, with work in public and private collections in Canada and internationally, and has been artist in residence at the Leighton Artist Studios/Banff Centre for the Arts, the Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Ireland, and the Ragdale Foundation in Illinois, among others. She is the recipient of numerous grants and other honours.
Laureen operates Saskatchewan’s only entirely online commercial
professional art gallery, Grasslands Gallery Online.