Saturday 6 September
2.00 - 5.00pm
Be your own gallerist
Part II: Engaging, creating networks and promoting your practice
Artists are invited to join this peer-led discussion forum to share knowledge and experience on issues surrounding contemporary art practice.
Promoting your practice, creating new networks and getting your work seen is important for any artist and dependent on engagement in a variety of different ways. This session addresses the subject of how to articulate, write about and promote your work for exhibitions, residencies and projects and doing so to different audiences. We will look at the structure of artists' statements and biographies as well as how to develop projects and networks with artists, curators, organisations and galleries, both virtually and physically.
Join Rosalind Davis to learn about key principles around how and why to engage people with your practice, with tips on building confidence to articulate this in imaginative, succinct and creative way.
Part I takes place on Saturday 26 July. Artists are welcome to attend one or both of these sessions.
In partnership with Artquest
Artquest provides practical support to visual artists throughout their careers.
Rosalind Davis is an artist, curator, writer, lecturer and creative consultant. Davis is a graduate of The Royal College of Art (2005) and Chelsea College of Art (2003) and has exhibited nationally and internationally in a number of commercial, public and artist-led spaces.
From 2009-11 Davis curated Core Gallery, a dynamic artist-led gallery space working in collaboration with over 200 artists and curators. In 2012, Davis & Annabel Tilley founded Zeitgeist Arts Projects (ZAP), an arts organisation supporting ambitious artists with practical ways to sustain their practice including talks, tutorials, crits, workshops and exhibition opportunities.
Davis lectures, teaches workshops, is a private tutor and mentor and take parts in panel discussions for a number of universities, galleries and art organisations across the country including the Royal College of Art, University of the Arts, Aid&Abet and ArtQuest and has been a mentor at Shape Arts, the largest deaf and disabled arts organisation in the UK.