Every Tuesday, starting May 31st - July 5th (6 Weeks)
6.00 PM - 8.30 PM (Pacific Daylight Time)
Online Via Zoom
Our new mini professional development series consists of six online classes designed to provide artists with the knowledge and skills needed to build a professional practice. These sessions cover a range of topics from pricing methods and digital development to tax basics and networking strategies. This program is open to participants at any stage of their careers, from novice to established. Those who complete at least five sessions will receive a program certificate.
Register for individual sessions or sign up for all six sessions and receive one session for free (+additional mini discount).
Individual Sessions: $60 for members | $65 for non-members
All Six Sessions: $290 for members | $320 for non-members
Members: $290.00 for all six sessions
Non-Members: $320.00 for all six sessions
Register online by clicking "Register Now", or register by phone at 604-681-2744, or at the Federation Gallery (Mon - Sun, 10am - 4pm).
Artist statements and CVs tell a story before a gallery or juror even looks at your work. How do you write a strong artist statement and CV that will get the attention you and your art deserve? Words are powerful, let's learn to use them effectively!
The workshop will cover the fundamentals of taxation for self-employed individuals, with an emphasis on artists and craftspeople. It will cover which expenses are deductible, what kind of record keeping is required, and how to get and stay organized.
This class is to give artists guidelines on how to price artworks in multiple ways, and is designed for both intro-level artists and emerging artists. You will learn how to conduct proper market research, receive a basic formula guideline of pricing your artworks, and more!
This is a unique seminar designed specifically for fine artists interested in developing their online presence and promoting their work in a professional and efficient way. Focusing on websites and Instagram primarily, the seminar highlights common mistakes creating branded imagery and content.
Many artists are interested in either working on commission or are presented with offers to produce works of art on commission at some point during the course of their careers. This seminar will teach you how to tackle commissions and communicate with commission clients in a professional manner.
The idea of networking with galleries and buyers is generally terrifying for most artists, especially if you have not acquired institutional art training. This presentation will discuss general behaviours in person and online to help you interact with art world players in a positive and non-antagonistic manner.