Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Business of Art Workshops

March 24, 2012
Copyright for Artists - Presented by Stephen Slusher, sponsored by the Prince George's Arts and Humanities Council
Your art is unique and creative and your own. Learn how to ensure that it stays that way by attending a workshop on artists' copyright issues.

April 24 & 25, 2012
Artwork Valuation Workshop, sponsored by the WPA
This workshop, part of Washington Project for the Arts' No Artist Left Behind professional development series, aims to help artists set and protect the value of their work and consists of two independent components on two consecutive days.

Day 1, April 24: Setting the Price - Presented by Lauren Gentile, A participatory workshop where artists can sign up to have their work appraised by Contemporary Wing founder and independent appraiser, Lauren Gentile.  Lauren will discuss her assessment of the proper pricing of the artworks in a public presentation, allowing attendees to get a glimpse into the factors that affect pricing from the perspective of a gallerist and appraiser who regularly works with collectors and artists.

Day 2, April 25: Protecting the Value - Moderated by Lisa Gold. A panel discussion moderated by WPA's Lisa Gold, focusing on understanding the risks that can affect the value of an artist's work, both before and after a sale.  The panel will offer a diverse range of perspectives from experts in the areas of insurance, valuation, and conservation in order to help artists make informed choices about protecting their work.

May 5, 2012 Times TBA
The Inside and Out of Creating a Great Art Portfolio
Learn from arts professionals about what makes a portfolio great and not-so great. Hear what makes them look twice or not at all, what they've seen that works, and where trends are going.

June 2, 2012 Times TBA
Portfolio Review: Student to Emerging to Established
Artists of every level need feedback in order to move forward. This portfolio review is for everyone, student and seasoned professionals alike. This is a rare chance to hear what the person on the other side of the gallery desk has to say about how you present your artwork.


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