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THRIVING ARTISTS

6 Week Career Development Workshop at RemainReal

Are you an artist with dreams of showcasing your work in prestigious galleries? Are you ready to turn your passion into a prosperous career? Look no further! Our exclusive 6-week workshop is tailored just for you.

In our "Thriving Artists" workshop we delve deep into the intricate world of gallery representation, equipping you with the knowledge, skills, and strategies needed to navigate the art scene with confidence and finesse. Led by industry experts and seasoned artists, this                                         immersive program covers every aspect of career development for gallery artists.

**Order of the class itinerary is subject to change based on guest speaker availability. Subjects will remain as advertised, and both portfolio critiques will remain the first and 6th week as scheduled.

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Week 1 - Portfolio Review

  • Guided critique process of your current artist portfolio from our gallery experts

  • Creating an "elevator" pitch for your portfolio

  • 10 minute intro and Portfolio review

  • Analysis and feedback

02

Week 2 - Presentation

  • How to hang and display your artwork

  • How to correctly wire and present your artwork

  • How to frame a piece and create your own frames (instructional PDF handout)

  • pricing /titling your art

  • Packaging /shipping art 

  • Art transportation

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Week 3 - Social Media

  • Learn how to create social media content with our social media expert, Kodi Delaney, who has built her social media brand from the ground up with millions of views

  • How to make content- Building a brand, converting that brand to trending topics, brand consistency, etc

  • Basics of photography and videography

  • How to build your artist website

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Week 4- Art Marketing

  • Lecture about gallery networking with tenured expert and CEO of Nue Magazine and Art Colorado, Richard Kalisher

  • The fundamentals of business marketing (guest speaker to be announced...)

  • Best practices for reaching out to people

  • Elevator pitch practice

  • Writing a memorable artist statement

  • Resume building

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Week 5- Exclusive speaker panel

  • Learn from our knowledgeable panel of guest speakers from WCA, Santa Fe Arts District, and local museums/non-profits about how to apply for grants, residencies, and galleries

  • Guest speakers to be announced...

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Week 6- Final Critique and review

  • Put all you've learned together to refine your portfolio, website and social media

  • New portfolio review

  • Final thoughts, Q&A with gallery specialists

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Reserve your seats!

Tuesdays: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Wednesdays: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

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