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Sheroes in Quarantine - Creative Coaching Session for Women Artists

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An introductory workshop for women artists exploring practical tools and resources to establish their practice into sustainable careers.

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Following up on "Women* Artists and Covid-19: Challenges and New Perspectives" this workshop has been designed to share resources, tools and practical tips with women artists and practitioners to develop strategies, build personal confidence and focus in challenging and changing times.

During this introductory session we will:

  • Explore the foundations of an artist business - an opportunity to work in session to explore what artists need to develop their career.
  • Go beyond the arts - we will delve into all the areas artists deal with beyond the pure creation of art: client attraction, branding and business management.

The session will be led by Carolyn Baguma who, by incorporating coaching techniques and reflection work, will help participants identify their own solutions in a peer supportive environment.

Who is the session for?

  • Women Artists who want to build their confidence
  • Women Artists that want to establish clear goals for their art
  • Women Artist wanting to establish an art focused business
  • Women Artist that want to get their art promoted to wider audience

Some of the barriers that will be explored in the session:

  • Owning title of “Artist”
  • Goal setting and time management
  • Identifying target market(s)
  • Managing expectations
  • Lacking resources

Desired outcomes:

  • Identify limiting beliefs and develop confidence
  • Develop communication style and strategy
  • Learn about relevant resources
  • Setting goals and managing your time

Learning objectives:

  • Foundations of Art Business
  • Positioning your Art business
  • Strategy Development
  • Art Promotion

FACILITATORS BIO:

Carolyn Baguma: Leadership facilitator and Consultant with over 10 years' experience in Business, Education and Culture. Passionate about working with individuals, organisations and communities to adapt to the ever-changing world. Combining business acumen and behaviour change to deliver innovative learning environments.

Kitty Dinshaw: is the co-founder of Subject Matter Art, an online art platform for emerging artists and early stage collectors. Kitty also co-founded a business programme with London's Royal College of Art: to educate art students on having a sustainable art career. This programme includes annual workshops and public lectures. She has also spoken about the business of art at Sotheby’s Institute and Christie's Education. Kitty is a member of the Steering Committee for the UK Friends of the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA), championing UK-based female artists, and a business mentor with TERN (The Entrepreneurial Refugee Network).

** The Zoom link to join the event will be sent privately prior to the event. **

This is a free workshop and places are limited - make sure you book your ticket and if you are unable to attend let us know so that your ticket can be released to someone else.

A NOTE ON ACCESSIBILITY:

In order to make our events as accessible as possible please let us know if you require BSL interpretation or have any access needs by emailing info@lon-art.org.

Sheroes in Quarantine is an online exhibition dedicated to highlighting women’s* issues and roles during the Covid-19 crisis.

First launched in May 2020, Sheroes in Quarantine showcases 34 women artists and their respective herstories.

The project uncovers the impact that lockdown and isolation have had on artists’ creativity and practice and the risks that the Covid-19 crisis has posed, and continues to do, on women’s lives and their mental health.

For this edition, we wanted to talk and focus on three specific themes to give visibility to some of the women who have been affected the most by the pandemic:

Women & Mental Health, Women of Colour and Motherhood.

Join us behind closed doors to discover all the herstories by visiting the online exhibition here.

*Sheroes stands for diversity and therefore includes women, trans and gender non-conforming individuals, without them our mission wouldn’t be complete.
Sheroes in Quarantine Part I was self-funded by Lon-art Creative and Sheroes in Quarantine Part II has been organised with Art Fund support. Any donations will go towards running future Sheroes events.

SHEROES IN QUARANTINE EVENTS:

With Art Fund support, Sheroes in Quarantine now also includes virtual talks and workshops to bring women together and further the conversation.

For more info on this season's events please visit the following links:

Sheroes in Quarantine Workshop - Creating a visual diary with Allison Lee

Sheroes Talk - WOMEN ARTISTS AND COVID-19: challenges and new perspectives

Sheroes in Quarantine Workshop - Intimacy and Collective Healing

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