To help develop our creative community in 2017, the Arts Center is offering a series of free "Business of the Arts" workshops that cover all sorts of essential topics. It begins with a presentation by gallerist and author J. Jason Horejs at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre on January 23 at 6:30pm. He will be speaking on his successful strategies for creating relationships with collectors and closing sales. Jason is the owner of Xanadu Gallery in Scottsdale and is the author of two books for artists, Starving to Successful and How to Sell Art. On January 30 at the Arts Center, attorney Bill Gilliam will speak and answer questions about "art and the Law, " including artists rights and intellectual property, consignment agreements, and more. But wait, there's more...
On February 6 at the Arts Center, Isabelle Cozart (manager of Lanning Gallery in Sedona) will talk about how to choose and approach galleries for representation, and how to maintain a good relationship with your gallerists. Cozart will also offer stories from the inside perspective and field questions from attendees. And February 13 brings a presentation by our own marketing director, Kelli Klymenko, and gallery director, Cyndi Thau, who will guide artists in preparing professional portfolios, improving their presentations, and developing strategies for the Artist’s Statement.
To close out the Spring professional development opportunities, we'll be offering a 2-D Critique with local master artists Julie B. Engelmann, Christine Debrosky, and M.L. Coleman on February 27 from 6:30 to 8 pm, followed by a 3-D Critique with leading artists Kim Kori, Susan Kliewer, and Dennis Ott on March 6. The critique sessions are intended for local artists and provide a chance to hear perspectives from a variety of professional artists in a friendly group setting.
All of the upcoming Business of the Arts sessions are free for Sedona Arts Center members, or $10 per session for non-members.
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call our office in the historic Art Barn today to sign up and reserve your place: 928-282-3809!
How to Sell Art!
At the Mary D. Fisher Theatre, Monday January 23, 6:30 to 8pm
Selling does not come easily to a lot of artists, but it may be essential to your success.
Our Business of Art Series begins with J. Jason Horejs presentation at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre How to Sell Art. Jason is the owner of Xanadu Gallery in Scottsdale and is the author of two books for artists, Starving to Successful and How to Sell Art. Jason has been a gallery owner for nearly 25 years and will present his personal strategies for creating relationships with collectors and closing sales.
How to Sell Art, January 23
Art and Law
with Bill Gilliam, Lawyer
Monday, January 30, 6:30 to 7:30 pm South Studio
Mr. Gilliam will give a lecture and answer general questions about the artist and the law.
He will also provide an overview of the artist’s rights with respect to copyright/trademark issues and will cover consignment agreements.
Art and Law, January 30
Working with Galleries
Isabelle Cozart of Lanning Gallery
Monday, February 6, 6:30 to 7:30 pm South Studio
Isabelle Cozart, manager of Lanning Gallery in Sedona, will talk about how to choose and
approach galleries for representation and how to maintain a good relationship with your
gallery. Q & A and stories from the inside perspective.
Working with Galleries, February 6
Portfolios and Statements
Kelli Klymenko and Cyndi Thau
Monday, February 13, 6:30 to 7:30 pm South Studio
The marketing director and the gallery director at the Sedona Arts Center will guide artists in preparing professional portfolios and a number of uses and strategies for the Artist’s
Portfolios, Statements, February 13
Julie B. Engelmann, Christine Debrosky, M.L. Coleman
Monday, February 27, 6:30 to 8 pm South Studio
2–D Critique, February 27
Kim Kori, Susan Kliewer, Dennis Ott
Monday, March 6, 6:30 to 8 pm South Studio
A critique session gives you a chance to see your own work from a new vantage point.
Hearing perspectives on your work from a variety of professional artists in different mediums and with different backgrounds in a friendly group setting can help you appreciate aspects of your own work and process.
3–D Critique, March 6
Free to members (non-members $10 for each session)
Registration available online or by calling 928-282-3809.