The Business of Art


2021 Business of Art Class Schedule

 

Annual Workshop Series

Free for Arts Council Members/$15 for General Public
Pre-Registration Required: 607-723-4620 or sstevenson@broomearts.org

Unless otherwise indicated, programs to be held at: 95 Court Street, Level 1M, Binghamton, NY 13901

Business of Art Workshop Series

The opportunity for artists of all disciplines to learn essential business success strategies in a supportive environment. The instructors and facilitators have many years of successful experience in various business ventures throughout the arts community. Participants will learn many of their tried and true best practices. If you are already in business, thinking of launching a career as a professional artist (visual, performing, literary, and digital) or would like to attend and network with other members of the arts community – you’re welcome to join!

Non-member Payment

2021 Business of Art Workshop Schedule

Portfolio Review
SATURDAY APR. 24, 2021 | 10am to 2pm
BCAC Conference Space 95 Court St. Level 1M Binghamton, NY
Presenters: Orazio Salati & Cindy Henry

Open to Students and Adults, Portfolio Review will give you the opportunity to share your work to be critiqued and considered. Join us in April for a Portfolio review! Reviews will be conducted by local Arts Educators and Artists Orazio Salati and Cindy Henry. Both artists have years of experience in Arts Education and creating art themselves. Portfolio Reviews are FREE for Broome County High School Students and Broome County Arts Council members, and $15 for all others.

Pre-registration is required as review time-slots are limited. Email sstevenson@broomearts.org or call (607)723-4620 to secure your timeslot today!

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Gallery Representation: How to Approach Galleries with Your Work
SATURDAY MAY 15th 2021 | 11:00AM – 1:00PM
Presenter: Orazio Salati

Have you ever wondered how artists approach galleries with their work? Join us in May for a workshop with local gallery owner and artist, Orazio Salati! Orazio Salati has over 30 years of experience creating, exhibiting, and representing in galleries. Free for Broome County Arts Council members, and $15 for all others. The presentation will be in person at Broome County Arts Council – limit of 8 people.

Contact Shawna at sstevenson@broomearts.org or call (607)723-4620 with any questions.

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Photographing Your Artwork
SATURDAY JUNE 26, 2021 | 11am – 1pm
Presenter: Liam Axton, Photographer and Gallery Assistant of Artisan Gallery

High quality images of your artwork can make all the difference in submitting samples of your work to galleries, publications, colleges, and more. Join Liam Axton in learning how to set up your work and how to set up your camera to get the best shot you can.

Liam Axton is a photographer who recently graduated with his BFA in photography from SUNY New Paltz in December of 2018. Since then he has been creating personal photo stories and working on street photography in the Binghamton area.

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Intro to Adobe: Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
SATURDAY JULY 24, 2021 | 11am – 1pm
Presenter: Bella Seastrand, Sales and Marketing Associate of Broome County Arts Council

Learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign in this live, virtual workshop with Bella Seastrand! Bella is the Sales and Marketing Associate for the Broome County Arts Council, and holds a BA in Graphic Design from Binghamton University. Participants who complete the workshop will know how to do basic design and photo editing using this software. Design principles will also be covered in this course.

Access to Adobe Subscription is highly recommended. https://www.adobe.com/creativecloud.html

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Building an Online Presence
SATURDAY AUGUST 21, 2021 | 11am – 1pm
Presenter: Shawna Stevenson, Director of Programs and Marketing, BCAC

Broome County Arts Council’s Director of Programs and Marketing will lead participants through the basics of getting their artworks showcased online. Participants will be guided through how to create a domain name, use a website template, considerations for their artwork, and how to use social media to their advantage. Additionally, there will be a tutorial on embedding copyright information into their digital images using Adobe Bridge. Artists will have the opportunity to ask any questions related to this topic at the end of the course, and will be provided useful links to help get their work online. This is a virtual class. Access will be provided upon registration.

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