Art at Work | Professional Development Symposium for Artists
Kick Start Your Art Career
Sunday, January 31, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Richmond Cultural Centre, 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond
CARFAC BC, Richmond Art Gallery and Richmond Public Art Program present a full day of panel discussions, break-out sessions and more for working artists, curators and arts specialists to share tips on professional practices for visual artists. SWAG Bags sponsored by Opus Art Supplies.
$50 for RAGA or CARFAC Members / $75 non-members | Pre-registration is required by January 25, 2016.
To obtain your discount, register before the deadline, and then show your current membership card or ID at the event to receive your rebate.
Register for Program #1281608 | Online: http://www.richmond.ca/parksrec/about/registration.htm | In person: Richmond Cultural Centre, 7700 Minoru Gate | Phone: 604-276-4300
For more information, contact Richmond Public Art at email@example.com.
10:00 – 11:00am
Panel Discussion: Making a Living as an Artist
Professional artists share their knowledge and experiences on developing art world networks, establishing a productive studio practice, promoting work, and planning for exhibitions, commissions or residencies.
Panelists: Annie Briard • Cori Creed • Germaine Koh • Carmen Papalia
Moderator: Kevin Day, CARFAC BC Board Member
11:00am – 12:00pm
Meet with the individual panelists from Session 1 for a small group discussion.
12:00 – 1:00pm – Lunch Break
Food provided by Trees Organic, Richmond.
1:00 – 2:00pm
Panel Discussion: From Proposal to Exhibition – Approaching Galleries to Show Your Work
Art professionals from various types of galleries and exhibition spaces will share their knowledge of how to prepare for an exhibition application, network, and what to expect when working with galleries.
Panelists: Chris Bentzen (Hot Art Wet City) • Nan Capogna (Richmond Art Gallery) • K Higgins (UNIT/PITT Projects) • Shane O’Brien (Gallery Jones)
Moderator: Rachel Rosenfield Lafo, Director, Richmond Art Gallery
2:00 – 3:00pm
Meet with the individual panelists from Session 3 for a small group discussion.
3:00 – 5:00 pm
Tour and Reception at the Richmond Art Gallery