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Artsmart - Ask the experts [Saturday]

Artsmart

Saturday, June 30, 2012 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CEST)

London, United Kingdom

Artsmart - Ask the experts [Saturday]

Ticket Information

Type End     Quantity
11-12pm: Tarkan Ahmet, PleaseFund.Us Ended Free  
12-1pm: Tarkan Ahmet, PleaseFund.Us Ended Free  
11am-12pm: Howard Sullivan, YourStudio Ended Free  
12pm-1pm: Howard Sullivan, YourStudio Ended Free  
11-12pm: Christine Lang & Dawn Ashdown Harris, Creative CV Consultants Ended Free  
12-1pm: Christine Lang & Dawn Ashdown Harris, Creative CV Consultants Ended Free  
2-3pm: Dawn Ashdown Harris & Christine Lang, Creative CV Consultants Ended Free  
3-4pm: Dawn Ashdown Harris & Christine Lang, Creative CV Consultants Ended Free  
2-3pm: Chris Grant Peterkin, Visual art trader Ended Free  
3-4pm: Chris Grant Peterkin, Visual art trader Ended Free  
2-3pm: Dave Charlesworth, Jotta Ended Free  
3-4pm: Dave Charlesworth, Jotta Ended Free  
2-3pm: Silvia Baumgart, Own-it Ended Free  
3-4pm: Silvia Baumgart, Own-it Ended Free  

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Event Details

To book, choose an expert you want to meet and select a time-slot to see them. You’ll meet with your chosen expert for 15 minutes during the hour that you choose, on a first-come first-served basis, which means you may need to wait a bit on the day. Due to tight scheduling we can't guarantee that you will seen during your chosen session, so please arrive early to avoid disappointment. 
 

 

Tarkan Ahmet, PleaseFund.Us
11am
1pm

Expert in:             

  • Online marketing      
  • Fundraising
  • Crowdfunding

Founder & UK MD of PleaseFund.Us Tarkan started Student Jet Packs the moment that he left Durham University with his First Class Honours in Business. Following the success that he enjoyed with his first business, he was asked to be a regular lecturer at LSE and The Princes Trust. Tarkan’s previous employment includes teaching with Teach First and consultancy with Ernst & Young. He is now the UK MD of PleaseFund.Us and regularly presents new projects on an international arena trying to boost the creative ideas that are listed on PleaseFund.Us.


Howard Sullivan, Your Studio
11am1pm

Experts in:         

 

  • Branding & brand environments
  • Trend research
  • Creative strategy and presentation
  • Starting a creative agency

Howard founded YourStudio, a creative design agency in London in 2008 with business partner Tom Philipson. By working with some of the world’s leading design agencies, from Fitch in London to Futurebrand in Melbourne Australia, Howard could focus his creativity on crafting an agency that was more relevant to the way people consume and respond to design in today’s fast-moving culture.  Founded on a working process combining trend research with design and innovation, YourStudio now works with clients from Adidas to Sailor Jerry, as brand advisors and designing unique brand experiences for them.

 

 

Christine Lang & Dawn Ashdown Harris, Creative CV Consultants
11am1pm & 2pm–4pm 

Experts in:            

              • Targeting and adapting your CV for a specific job 
              • Presenting your skills, qualifications and experience effectively                 
              • What creative industry employers are looking for in a CV 
              • How to avoid common mistakes and pitfalls

Christine and Dawn, the co-founders of Creative CV Consultants, are a team of professionals offering CV and cover letter reviews for the creative industries. With more than 30 years combined experience of working with creative employers, students and recent graduates, the Consultants know what recruiters really want from a CV, what works well and not so well. Is your CV ready? Bring your CV or cover letter to you appointment and find out how to improve your chances of success.



Chris Grant Peterkin, Visual art trader
2pm4pm

Expert in:             

  • Online art market
  • Maximising online sales
  • Democratic Art Communities

After studying History of Art at Manchester, Chris worked briefly for Will Ramsey (Founder of The Affordable Art Fair) at his London gallery Will’s Art Warehouse. He is also the Founder of  Visual Art Trader, the democratic arts community for buying, selling and exhibiting art, launched in in November 2011, it aims to expand the art market into new territory and help new buyers find art according to what they see rather than by what they know. There are plans in place for Visual Art Trader to rejuvenate the use of non-commercial exhibition spaces.




Dave Charlesworth, Jotta
2pm4pm

Expert in:       

  • Marketing           
  • Curation & project management        
  • Exhibition production

Dave Charlesworth is the Curator at Jotta. He studied Fine Art at Goldsmiths, and has squeezed in a career working in student politics.
Dave co-founded The Woodmill art studio and exhibition space in 2010 and joined jotta in November 2011. Jotta was set up in partnership with University of the Arts London in 2009, in order to establish a cross-disciplinary platform where emerging artists and designers can collaborate, network and showcase their work.




Silvia Baumgart, Own-it
2pm4pm

Expert in:          

  • Copyright
  • Design rights 
  • Trade marks
  • Confidentiality
  • Licensing

Own-it Programme Co-ordinator Silvia worked in the arts sector for more than 15 years as a curator, research assistant, in PR and arts education. She joined Own-it in 2008 after managing the Association of Illustrators for four years developing membership, campaigning for fair contracts and setting up an award-winning illustration magazine. She believes that IP is crucial to business success but needs to be properly understood through practical, business focussed advice. It is her ambition as Programme Coordinator of Own-it to produce learning resources, workshops and seminars which do just that.

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When & Where


Room G03, Ground Floor - Artsmart
University of the Arts London
272 High Holborn
London
WC1V 7EY

United Kingdom

Saturday, June 30, 2012 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CEST)


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Artsmart

Artsmart 2012 is a programme of talks and workshops designed to help you get ahead in the creative industries.The events, which take place over two days, will give you the chance to develop skills, get advice and network – everything you need to make and take opportunities. For more information visit the Artsmart website.


All events are FREE
, however, if you are NOT a UAL student, graduate or staff you must purchase a £5 Artsmart entrance ticket.


ALL EVENTS

Starting out in Friday | Saturday

Practical guides Friday | Saturday 

Partners present Friday | Saturday

Ask the experts Friday | Saturday

Portfolio reviews Friday

Artsmart live Friday

ART-START Saturday

Digital lounge Friday

 

Printable timetable of all the talks & events

 



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