Workshops are free to attend for ArtSpan Artists Members.
Each are provided a Member Event Code to apply at registration.  CHECK YOUR weekly ARTIST OPPORTUNITIES EMAIL from ARTSPAN OR CONTACT [email protected] TO HAVE YOUR MEMBERSHIP VALIDATED to RECEIVE THIS CODE. 

Non-members of the General Public are welcome to join these events for a $20 single-event fee or become an Artist Member to attend all our Artist Programs throughout the year for the annual fee of $50.    

Please e-mail with suggestions for new topics that you are interested in learning more about! 

“The ArtSpan community is welcoming and well-knit. Furthermore, the invaluable online educational programming addresses fundamental issues one would have as a professional artist. ArtSpan is the great lynch pin of the Bay Area art community.”
— ArtSpan Artist Bao-Khang Luu 

2024 Workshops BElow:

How to prepare for sfos 2023
Tuesday, August 7, 2024, 6:30-8:30PM

LOCATION: Miro Studios, 744 Alabama St. 3rd Floor San Francisco, CA 94110

Need some advice about taking part in SF Open Studios (SFOS) season? Meet with ArtSpan's SFOS Mentor Team, in person, at Miro Studios in San Francisco! Speak with seasoned SFOS artists about what their SFOS experiences, how to use and maximize registration benefits, receive advice about recommended preparations and on how to promote your event.


ArtSpan's 2024 Open Studios Committee will be available to relay their first hand experiences as SFOS participants and answer your specific questions relating to SF Open Studios with the intent to build your confidence and introduce you to ArtSpan's supportive artist community.


This event will be taking place Wednesday, August 7th @ 6:30PM

Selling your art offline
Tuesday, July 18, 2023, 6-8PM

LOCATION: online via Zoom

Do you think that being a good sales person requires you to be pushy and manipulative?

Are you confused about what to do or say when someone walks into your studio to look at your work?

Do you frequently wonder how the art sales process works and how to do it right?

If you answered YES to any of these questions then this workshop is for you!

Learn the tools to how to handle conversations with potential buyers at an event so you can start selling your work with more confidence. Selling your art does not have to be hard. There are stages to the sales process and if you learn and practice these stages you will start to see results!

In this 2-hour workshop you will learn:

 The top 6 limiting beliefs that most artists have about the sales process preventing them from selling more art

 A new paradigm for selling that feels more authentic, engaging, and fun

 The 8 stages of selling art (from starting conversations, handling objections to closing the sale) giving you a clear framework on how to handle the sales process

 How to speak about your art in a more compelling and engaging way so that people are more likely to buy

 Tips and ideas on how to cultivate relationships with fans, buyers & collectors.

All Eventbrite attendees will be sent the Zoom login information prior to the event date and start time.

About the Presenter: Martha Zlatar is an Artist Success Coach with ArtMatch - Minding Your Art Business. She has advised emerging and mid-career visual artists on realizing their artistic goals for the last 20 years. She coaches on clarity of vision, relationship with money, embracing the business owner within, time management, unleashing your creativity and many other issues relevant to artists and art entrepreneurs. Martha’s passion for psychology, business and the arts led her to launch ArtMatch, an art business and creativity coaching practice in San Francisco that supports creatives on becoming more “business savvy” and “professionals” on becoming more “creative”.