Sat, 20 May|
Developing your Artistic Practice - Set Yourself up for Success
Drawing on her experiences of working with the business community, collectors, museums, auction houses, exhibition programmers, and the large number of artists she supports, Chinwe Russell will guide you through the thought processes and best practices that will help you succceed.
Time & Location
20 May 2023, 15:00 – 18:00
Doncaster, 13 Scot Ln, Doncaster DN1 1EW, UK
About the event
Following from the success of our first session of "Developing your artistic practice", we are looking forward to welcoming you to this event.
Drawing on her experiences of working with the business community, collectors, museums, auction houses, exhibition programmers, and the large number of artists she supports, Chinwe Russell will guide you through the thought processes and best practices that will help you succeed as a professional artist.
This program which will run as a one off event each time and will take you through a step by step guide about what you should be doing to set yourself up for success in your artistic career.
This event is limited to only 25 Participants due to space limitations so book you ticket early!
The event will cover the following:
Why do you create art?
What does success mean for you?
Focus on the art(style, scale, subject matter, patience, masterpieces)
Honing your skill.
Finding your niche(should you have a niche?)
What type of artist are you (Vanity, commercial, Investible etc)
Developing a thick skin(Confidence, listening to hidden mesages)
Creating your collections(where could it lead?, collaborations etc)
Investing in yourself(quality, finishing)
Diva attitude, entitlement mentality.
Exhibition strategy (Solo, Group, National and International exhibitions, own gallery)
Working in the community (make yourself relevant)
Working with businesses
Working with schools
Working with Museums and galleries
Grants and Sponsorships
Get that commission!
PR and Marketing
The session will be followed by a general discussion on best practices in the visual arts sector, what has worked for you, what has not worked.
Our aim is that you will leave at the end of the session armed with the practical knowledge that you need to achieve a measure of success in your personal art career.
Chinwe Russell is a Nigerian-born British artist and curator and founded the D31 art gallery in 2020 with a group of local artists. Since 2018 she has worked with an extensive number of artists from all over the world whose work she has exhibited and sold successfully through various projects. With nearly 30 years of professional experience across many industries and geographies, her CV encompasses Banking and Finance; Business Management and Development; Community Development; PR and Marketing; Training and Consultancy amongst others. Often solicited for speaking engagements and panel discussions, Chinwe who has also found success in her own artistic career will guide you through the session through a few case studies. Chinwe aims for you to leave this event with a greater understanding and direction about what it takes to succeed as an artist.
The three hour session will be spaced with breaks each hour. Light refreshments provided.
This event is limited to only 25 Participants due to space limitations so book your ticket early.
This event will also be delivered online.
This ticket included entry and refreshments during the event. If you have any allergies, please notify the staff before the day of the event.£35.00+£0.88 service fee