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2015 Artist Professional Development Workshop Series
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Successfully Reaching Art Collectors - An Artist Panel Discussion
Thursday, September 10, 2015, 2pm at Gallery 924 at the Arts Council
Join local and national artists as they discuss their strategies to successfully engage art collectors. How do you turn an art buyer into an art collector? How do you build a relationship with your art collectors to keep them interested in you and your future work? These and other questions will be discussed in this informal panel discussion at Gallery 924 at the Arts Council. The session will be recorded and shared on the websites of the Arts Council of Indianapolis and The Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists as an ongoing resource for artists.
- Krystii Melaine, Colbert, WA
- Peter A. Nisbet, Santa Fe, NM
- Constance Scopelitis, Indianapolis, IN
- H. David Wright, Gallatin, TN
Shannon Linker (moderator) Arts Council of Indianapolis
This session will occur live in Gallery 924 at the Arts Council at 924 N. Pennsylvania Street at 2pm on September 10. It will also be recorded for on-line viewing after the event. The session and the video presentation are done in partnership with the Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists.
This is a FREE event for artists. All are welcome, but space is limited so please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, September 7.
Special thanks to Stephen Zimmerman, advisory board member for the Clark Hulings Fund and co-founder of the Eiteljorg Western Art Society, sponsor of Quest for the West Art Show and Sale for which three of our four panelists are in town. Mr. Zimmerman and the visiting artists have graciously agreed to take time out from their events to join us for this conversation.
To learn more about our partners:
Quest for the West Art Show and Sale - https://www.eiteljorg.org/explore/exhibitions/quest-for-the-west
Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists – www.clarkhulingsfund.org
Arts Council of Indianapolis, www.indyarts.org
This session will happen live in Gallery 924 at the Arts Council at 924 N. Pennsylvania Street at 1:30pm on September 10. It will also be recorded for on-line viewing after the event.
Wednesday, September 16 from 6-9pm at the Arts Council of Indianapolis
**COMING SOON** Artist Resources: Over the past year we have been compiling videos and other resources for artists in a new section of our website that will debut in early 2015. Below are a few samples of what will be included on the site. Resources are being created and collected for artists working in all fields: Literature, Dance, Theater, Music, and the Visual Arts. Watch the Artist Opportunities E-news to learn more about the launch of this exciting new resource for artists!
Marketing for Non-Marketers with Joshua Lingenfelter This presentation was created during the Indiana Arts Commission's 2014 Leveraging Creativity Conference. Special thanks to the Arts Commission and Joshua for your help in creating this resource for artists.
Exhibiting and Promoting Your Artwork: A Guide for Emerging Visual Artists with Shannon M Linker This presentation was created during the Indiana Arts Commission's 2014 Leveraging Creativity Conference. Special thanks to the Arts Commission staff and Joshua for your help in creating this resource.
Creating Your Artist Elevator Speech with Lynne Dunnagan This video was produced in partnership with Moriarty Media. Examples of artist elevator speeches may be found here.
Special thanks to the William & Ann Levin Foundation for support of video and documentary services.
Special thanks to the Indiana Arts Commission for sponsoring professional development opportunities offered by the Arts Council of Indianapolis: