What's it worth? - Eastbourne
Wednesday, 18 January 2017 from 10:30 to 16:30 (GMT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Through a mixture of presentation and exercises, this one-day seminar looks at the value of your practice from pricing your work to fees you might charge.
- Contextualising your art practice and career stage in relation to your potential market
- Identifying your motivation
- Understanding your audience
- Local, national and international factors
- Pricing beyond the object
- Formulas+toolkits+the benefits of research
What’s it worth is led by Lucy Day, curator at Day + Gluckman. Projects include a 7-year curated programme with the law firm Collyer Bristow and self initiated, curated contemporary visual arts projects with heritage organisations including the National Trust and the Canal & River Trust. Day + Gluckman’s recent exhibition, Liberties, reflecting on 40 years since the Sex Discrimination Act, forms part of their wider A Woman’s Place project. Day is a commissioned writer on visual arts practice and exhibitions and an advisor and consultant on artists’ professional development for several arts organisations including a-n The Artists Information Company and Artquest. She is also a Visiting Practitioner for University of the Arts London and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
"It was a masterpiece of clarity, visually exciting, funny and enjoyable. I admired both her visual and conceptual skill as a curator and her ability to teach”. Feedback from How to get your work shown seminar with Lucy Day
Who is the session for
This event is relevant to visual artists at all career stages.
Cost to attend
£ 15 full price £ 10 discounted price for a-n members
The day includes coffee, tea and soft drinks but lunch is not included. We advise you to bring your own lunch, as the cafe onsite is not equipped to deal with large numbers.
Please arrive at 10.15am in order to register your attendance. The workshop will commence at 10.30am sharp.
Towner Art Gallery is only a 10 minute walk or a 5 minute taxi ride from Eastbourne train station, and just a few minutes from the seafront.
Eastbourne is 35 minutes from Brighton, 40 minutes from Hastings and just 1 hour 30 minutes from London by train.
Pay & Display parking is available in the nearby Devonshire Park (Congress/Towner car park) and College Road car parks, which also include spaces for Blue Badge Holders.
If you are unable to attend the session please let us know as soon as possible so that we can offer the place to someone else. Please note that refunds will only be given if we are notified at least one week before the event is due to take place
This session forms part of a-n's professional development programme that also includes networking events, bursaries, advice and guidance as well as online toolkits and expert guides. To find out more visit a-n.co.uk.
Costs are subsidised by a-n The Artists Information Company and East Sussex Arts Partnership
When & Where
a-n The Artists Information Company & East Sussex Arts Partnership
a-n’s professional development programme in association with East Sussex Arts Partnership.