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Maker Surgeries with Crafts Council Talent Development Team in Birmingham

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STEAMhouse

108 Digbeth High Street

Birmingham

B5 6DT

United Kingdom

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Maker Surgeries: One to one advice sessions with Caroline Jackman, Talent Development Manager, Crafts Council

Are you looking for a brain-storm session for your creative business? Or do you need a spark of inspiration or an action plan to take your work forward?

Book a 20-minute portfolio advice session with Crafts Council Talent Development manager Caroline Jackman who has over 15 years’ experience in working in the arts and creative industries. With a career dedicated to supporting the business and creative development of artists and makers from amateurs to established professionals, Caroline understands makers' needs.

Tailored for you and fully confidential, this session will enable you to talk about your ideas or concerns about your creative practice. You will go away with a set of action points to implement in your practice.

How it works:

  • You book a session with the advisor on the day and time indicated using this Eventbrite page.
  • You supply the advisor with information in advance (requirements indicated below).
  • Come prepared with ready questions and up to 5 images of your work and ideally a sample of your work. Please note, do not rely on wi-fi, if your images are on a digital device please make sure they are accessible.

What should I prepare in advance?

Please answer the following questions and email together with your CV, statement and up to three jpeg images of your work to c_jackman@craftscouncil.org.uk by Monday 29th November at the latest

  • How much time do you spend on your creative practice each week?
  • What is your current challenge in your creative practice at the moment?
  • What is your goal for 2020 for your creative practice?
  • What is making you happy at this moment with regards to your creative practice?

Advice surgeries are a part of a series of Business development workshops and events designed by the Crafts Council to provide makers with skills to strengthen their business development and promote their work successfully.

Crafts Council courses, events, talks and workshops strike a balance between information-led and practical training, always in a friendly, open atmosphere that encourages discussion and informal networking.

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STEAMhouse

108 Digbeth High Street

Birmingham

B5 6DT

United Kingdom

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