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Developing your Artistic Practice - Set yourself up for success

Thu, 25 May



Developing your Artistic Practice - Set yourself up for success

Following the success of our previous 2 sessions, we are pleased to say that our developing your artistic practice masterclass is coming back for a 3rd edition. Chinwe Russell will guide you through the step by step processes that you need to achieve success in your art career.

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Time & Location

25 May, 17:00 – 20:00

Doncaster, 13 Scot Ln, Doncaster DN1 1EW, UK

About the event

Drawing on her experiences of working with the business community, collectors, museums, auction houses, exhibition programmers, art fairs, educational establishments, theatre houses, the local authority, agents, 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 event is limited to only 25 Participants due to space limitations so book you ticket early!

The event will comprises of a formal session where  our founder Chinwe Russell will explore the visual arts sector and the key players as well as 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?)

Size Strategy

Pricing stratefy

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

Touring exhibitions

Grants and Sponsorships

Get that commission!

Branding yourself.

PR and Marketing

Our aim is that you will leave at the end of the session armed with the practical knowledge that you need to achieve success in your  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.






  • Standard Entry


    +£1.13 service fee

    This ticket includes entry and access to refreshments. If you have any allergies please notify staff before the event.


    +£1.13 service fee





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