ArtSpan produces monthly workshops and discussions to aid artists with the professional side of their art practice. Topics include marketing and PR best practices, artwork pricing techniques, best practices for writing artist statements, financial planning tips, and more. Please e-mail [email protected] with suggestions for new topics that you are interested in learning more about! Upcoming workshops will be listed here.
All events are held at SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan Street, as part of their Affordable Space Program, which provides below-market rental space, production and publicity assitance to arts and cultural organizations. Free for all current SF Open Studios Artists, ArtSpan Members, and Friends of SOMArts. General Public: $10 suggested donation; no one turned away for lack of funds.
Taxes For Artists
DATE: TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2017, 6:30PM-8:00PM
Interview with a Creative Agent
Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 6:30pm-8:00pm
Social Media Marketing for Artists
Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 6:30pm-8:00pm
Creative Marketing Strategies & Implementation
DATE: Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 6:30PM-8:00PM
PANEL DISCUSSION: Navigating the Bay Area Gallery Scene
DATE: TUESDAY, May 23, 2017, 6:30PM-8:00PM
All About SF Open Studios
DATE: TUESDAY, June 20, 2017, 6:30PM-8:00PM
ART PRICING Techniques
DATE: TUESDAY, July 18, 2017, 6:30PM-8:00PM
DESCRIPTION: Joshua Coffy presents insights about pros and cons for pricing your artwork.
Panel Discussion: Preparing for SF Open Studios
DATE: TUESDAY, august 22, 2017, 6:30PM-8:00PM
DESCRIPTION: Experienced SFOS artists share their expertise with Q&A to help you prepare for SF Open Studios
The Inner & Outer Game of Selling Your Art
DATE: TUESDAY, september 19, 2017, 6:30PM-8:00PM
DESCRIPTION: Martha Zlatar provides coaching advice with possibility and potential to jump-start your art career.
More workshops coming soon...
Pictured above: John Kraft leading an ArtSpan Artist Workshop