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Professional Development Seminar Part 1: NAVIGATING THE ART INDUSTRY: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES FOR EMERGING ARTISTS

May 6, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

$25

Join us for a Part 1 of the Professional Development Seminar series with David Ellingsen of Dazed and Confucius!

Navigating the Art Industry

Navigating the Art Industry is a unique seminar designed specifically for emerging artists preparing to approach the commercial and public art industry. It is ideal for fine artists of any media pursuing careers in the commercial art market or those looking to expand their exhibition repertoire. Topics include print and digital marketing, the elements of building an artist’s toolkit and an introduction to online self-selling methods. Each session will conclude with a 30 minute Q&A portion, so please bring any burning art-world questions with you!

Part 1: NAVIGATING THE ART INDUSTRY: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES FOR EMERGING ARTISTS

May 6th, 1-230pm

David Ellingsen, presenter

Topics include:

– Key elements of a professional artist website
– How to Price your Artwork
– Creating Take-Aways and other marketing material
– Q+A

Facilitator Bio:

David Ellingsen is an artist consultant, educator and artist now based in Victoria, Canada. His expertise draws from a 20-year career as a visual artist, teacher and professional photographer. David works with Dazed & Confucius to support artists in their career goals.

David began as a freelance assignment photographer in 2000, eventually working for clients such as the Canadian Medical Association, the New York Times Magazine, Oprah Winfrey Network and the CBC. He created courses including Professional Practices and Portfolio and Style Development, for the Vancouver Institute of Media Arts and Vancouver Photo Workshops. He’s spoken at Emily Carr University and Langara College about career development.

David’s work is exhibited internationally and is included in the permanent collections of China’s Photography Museum of Lishui, the Royal British Columbia Museum and South Korea’s Datz Museum of Art. Among others, his work has appeared in National Geographic and was awarded First Place at both Prix de la Photographie Paris and the International Photography Awards.

Recent exhibitions include China’s Lishui Museum of Art, the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, Lithuania’s Kaunas Photo Festival and the Campbell River Museum.

Members receive 10% off of this course please sign in here before purchasing.

If you would like to sign up for the 2 part series package and receive a discount go here: https://crartgallery.ca/events/#!event/2023/4/29/in-the-works

Organizer

Campbell River Art Gallery
Phone:
2502872261
Email:
contact@crartgallery.ca
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Venue

Online
Courtenay, V9N 0C6 + Google Map
Phone:
250-465-1422
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