ARTIST WORKSHOP October 27th

Gallery Representation vs DIY: What path is best for you?

Dear Artists,

Are you uncertain if gallery representation or another direction will best serve your art career? Join us for our full-day artist workshop on October 27. We'll hear from a stellar group of gallerists, private art consultants, public art experts and more!

Control your career with an immersive 1 day workshop for emerging artists seeking to secure and maximize your opportunity for gallery representation as well as an exploration of non-gallery opportunities for emerging artists.

Presented by the Los Angeles Art Association, a visual arts organization committed to the professional development of emerging artists for over 90 years.

When 9am - 5pm, Sunday, October 27, 2019
Where Burke Triolo Studio538 Mission StreetSouth Pasadena, 91030
Who Panelists include:

  • Ray Beldner, Director, stARTup Art Fair

  • Richard Bruland, Artist, represented by Lora Schlesinger Gallery

  • Andrew Campbell, Arts Manager, City of West Hollywood

  • Edward Cella, Edward Cella Gallery

  • Chris Davies, Fabrik Projects

  • Elizabeth East, Director at L.A. Louver

  • Phyllis Hofberg - Art Advisor

  • Peter Mays, Executive Director, LAAA

Cost

$100 LAAA Members
$110 Students and Seniors
$180 Non-Members

Register Here!

https://form.jotform.com/92735619887981

Save your spot today by clicking the register button above to complete registration via our secure form. You may also call 310.652.8272 to register by phone.

Schedule:

9:00 am

CHECK-IN AND NETWORKING

Meet attendees and our panelists while enjoying coffee and snacks.

9:30 am

PATHS FOR ARTISTS - ARE GALLERIES RIGHT FOR YOU?

Galleries remain an important marketplace for viewing and purchasing artwork. In this segment, we will explore the function of galleries in 2019 and strategies for possible gallery participation. Topics include:

  • Are you ready for gallery representation?

  • Does the gallery program fit your artwork?

  • The gallery/artist relationship.

  • How best to approach a gallery?

These topics and more will be explored by our expert panel.

FACILITATORS:
Richard Bruland and Peter Mays

11:15 am

LUNCH BREAK

Please bring lunch or visit the local restaurants within walking distance.

12:30 pm
PATHS FOR ARTISTS - NON-GALLERY PATHS FOR ARTISTS

What are other ways to purse a career as an artist? This convening of expertise explores non-gallery career paths for artists. Join us for a lively discussion on how these professionals identify and cultivate new talent, who their audiences are, and their particular relationships to the broader public. Get answers to your questions on public art opportunities, artist art fairs and art consultants.

  • Public Art for today's artist

  • How do Art Advisors work with artists?

  • Artist Art Fairs - taking initiative on your career.

Whether you're a first-timer or have some experience, this section will provide a thorough overview of the above topics.

FACILITATORS:

Ray Beldner, Richard Bruland, Andrew Campbell, Phyllis Hofberg and Peter Mays

2:30 pm

GALLERY ROUNDTABLE
This convening of gallerists explores the current state of Contemporary SoCal art, offering unusual access to upcoming trends and the issues confronting the art world. Join us for a lively discussion on how these galleries find and work with artists.

PANELISTS: Edward Cella, Chris Davies, Elizabeth East and Peter Mays

4:30 pm

Q & A WITH PETER MAYS

5:00 pm

CONCLUSION


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