Art Career Development Workshop

Art Career Development Workshop
Event on 2013-06-11 19:00:00

June is Art Career Development Month at Jerry's Artarama!

Prepare for a four class journey into the Business of Art.

Presented by Cheryl Finfrock


Save the dates in June:

Three Tuesday nights: June 11th, 18th, 25th from 7 – 9:30 pm

& the following Sunday June 30th 4pm – 8:30 pm


Cost is 5 for this four session Art Career Development Workshop

Registration Deadline is May 26th

Call Cheryl Finfrock (512) 426-9217 to register

Or visit Eventbrite Link to pay with credit card:



"Preparing the Package: Get Your Portfolio Ready!"

Tuesday, June 11th from 7 – 9:30 pm


We will cover the following:

*What to include and edit in your portfolio

*Resume guidelines and boosting: highlight and organize your experience

*Key points for your artist statement

*The importance of good photography: game plan for documenting your work

.*Organizational tactics to keep your portfolio ready at all times


Special guest Brian Morrison, Owner of Holland Photo and Imaging 


"Finding a Gallery that Fits: The Artist's Search for Representation (Part 2)"

Tuesday, June 18th 7 – 9:30 pm

Learn how to identify and approach appropriate galleries for your work.

Shortcut your gallery search with better research tools!

If you have taken the first “Finding a Gallery that Fits”, this is part two and a great brush up class with new information.


You will learn:

* New organizational tools for gallery searching

* To look at a gallery from a business perspective

*How to create a short list of galleries and who to put on the back burner

*Best and worst ways to approach galleries

*The ins and outs of representation


"Promoting Your Work with Social Media: Facebook, Pinterest, and YouTube"

Tuesday, June 18th 7 – 9:30 pm


Discover powerful social media networks to build an audience.

*Facebook Page and Personal Profile: What’s the difference and how to make them work together?

*Pinterest: One of the fastest growing and visually appealing social media networks!

How to use in tandem with Facebook and further promote your work.

(Pinterest can also be useful as a gallery search tool)

*You Tube: The joy of moving pictures! Learn how a short film can enhance your website, Facebook page, and Pinterest Boards.




"Pushing your Art Career Forward:

 What You've Learned and What to do with it"

Plus Bonus "Hand Pulled Monotype Class" and Happy Hour Wine provided by Jerry's Artarama


Sunday, June 30th 4 – 9 pm


That’s right, I’ve combined art making and career development and threw in a Happy Hour. This is truly a “combination platter” class for both your right and left brain.

Plus, we will use this extra long class to answer more questions and individually focus on your portfolio, website, social media sites, and goal setting.

This last class is a great opportunity to share your progress and fine tune next steps.


at Art Career Development Month
6010 North Interstate 35 Frontage Road
Austin, United States

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