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Professional Art Practice Mentorship

SEPTEMBER 2024 Cohort


You may believe, as I once did, that to become a professional artist you need to attend a top art college or come from an affluent background. I am living proof that this is a fallacy. This mentorship course will detail the practical steps you need to take, to give yourself the best chance of sustaining a career as a full time artist. I was featured on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list 2023 & in 2022 I became a member of The Royal Society of British Artists. I have won multiple awards including The UK New Artist of The Year Award ‘22 & The Hermione Hammond Drawing Award ‘23. I’ve also been on the judging panel for the Signature Art Prize ‘22, The RBA Annual Open ‘23 & the UK New Artist of the Year ‘23. Being able to see the perspective of art prize judges has offered me invaluable insights. I had no guidance at the start of my career when I began exhibiting my work in 2015. In the proceeding years I often felt disillusioned. With the clarity of hindsight, I can now clearly outline the steps I took that resulted in me being able to sustain a career as a full time artist since 2019. I know all too well that it can be frustrating knowing where to start or if you’re on the right track. The process of cultivating a professional art practice is too often spoken of in vague abstract terms lacking substance. My mentorship course will demystify the process of becoming a professional artist through 3 online sessions, where I will be providing detailed and practical advice from my own personal experiences. The mentorship consists of 3 Zoom meetings, each lasting 1 hour 15 mins. Spaces are limited to 16 participants in each cohort. The course costs £200, or £175 if purchased by August 15th. Course Breakdown: Session 1: Building Your Online Presence & Finding Opportunities -Artist CV, Statement, Website, Online Galleries, Finding the right opportunities Session 2: Becoming a Full-Time Artist -Applying to open calls, marketing, Social Media, Mailing List, Cultivating Relationships with Collectors, Selling Work Session 3: Being a Full-Time Artist -Networking, Gallery Representation, Funding, Artist Residencies, Self Employment Course Schedule: September Cohort: Session 1: 2nd September, Monday 7pm (GMT) Session 2: 9th September, Monday 7pm (GMT) Session 3: 16th September, Monday 7pm (GMT)

  • 175 British pounds

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