ARTIST STOP BEING POOR
six weeks to change your art career.
Starts APR 13
Ready to take your art career to the next level?
Let’s team up, empower each other, and develop the workflow for the post-2020 artist!
If this rollercoaster of a year showed us anything is the fragility of the traditional art-business.
A lot of creatives are still managing their practice like a 16th-century renaissance painter.
Visualize your art career
Introductions / Setting Goals / Big Picture
The first week of the Bootcamp is all about analyzing your art career. Even if you are just starting and want to become a professional artists, or if you’ve been doing it for a while and want to improve your art practice.
We’ll go over setting clear goals to your art career and creating a pathway to achieve them!
You’ll also learn how to connect with artists from all over the world and all the activities available for members of ARTIST STOP BEING POOR.
-Welcome to the Bootcamp!
-5 Essential Pieces Advice For Any Aspiring Artist
-Find your artist voice
-How to connect with ARTIST STOP BIENG POOR
-Goal setting sheet
Foundations of your art career
Organizing your back office / Inventory / Artist Statement / Artist Bio
To build a solid art career, we need to have a solid foundation to build upon. This week we’ll go over how to organize the ‘office’ side of your art career. By far not the most glamorous side of your career, but having this taken care of, helps you better focus on creating and promoting your art.
By the end of the week you’ll have prepared all the templates and databases you’ll need to take over the art world.
-Organizing your art business
-Preparing your art inventory
-Artist Bio, Artist Statement & Press kit
-Art Inventory Template
-Certificate of Authenticity Template
Documenting your art / Presenting your work / Introduction video
Once you’ve taken care of the office side of your practice it’s time to introduce yourself and your art to the world.
This is not about being spammy, it’s about finding your own voice to talk about your art, communicating clearly to your audience.
-Introducing yourself as an artist
-How to photograph your art
-Creating an introduction video
-Showcasing your art
-Finding an audience for your art
-Example introduction video
-5 online tools for artists
-Buyer persona template
Communicating your art
Promoting your art / Creating your own mailing list / Social media for artists
This week is all about sharing your art with the world. Developing the right communications channels with your audience. Keeping them regularly informed about your art practice, upcoming exhibitions, and new artworks available for sale.
We’ll also cover strategies to reach more people with your art.
-Social Media for artists
-Creating a newsletter for your art practice
-Reaching new people with your art
-30 Social media ideas for artists
-List of Art magazine
-Email reachout template
Putting your art out there
/ How and Where to sell your art / Own website vs. 3rd party platforms
Now it’s time to put your art for sale. We’ll analyze the existing alternatives and find the best strategies to fit your art practice. Be it using existing platforms or developing your own website and sell it yourself!
-Pricing your art
-10 Ways to make money with your art
-Using print on demand to create art products
-Sell your art on online galleries
-Building your own artist website
-Packing & Shipping your art
-Artist website checklist
-10 Places to sell Original art
-10 different ways to sell your art
-10 places to sell prints of your art
Expanding your art career
Long term relationships / Leveraging your success / Searching for partners / Working with galleries & Dealers
On the final week of our Bootcamp, we’re gonna look into the future and how to leverage what we learned over the last six weeks into growing your art career long term by establishing new professional partnerships, art exhibitions, and relationships with galleries and curators.
-Long term relationships with art collectors
-Art ideas for business partnerships
-How to find an gallery representation
-Running your own art career
-10 Things to avoid when working with an art gallery
-3 steps to find gallery representation
This is how the Bootcamp works, working extra hard for a short period to achieve amazing goals for your art career. Over six weeks you’ll have different tasks and homework to be done, so make sure to have one hour a day to invest in your art. On a weekly basis, we catch up on a video call to answer all of your questions and get feedback from our peers.
Each week you’ll be sent 2 video classes covering the week’s topics. These classes will guide you step-by-step on the tasks required to grow your art career.
-Weekly video call
A weekly get together to go over all the questions that you might have, as well as getting feedback on your task from the artist network.
Having a community of artists around you is one of the best ways to grow your practice. Connecting with other artists allows you to share opportunities, strategies, and success stories.
Stephan van Kuyk is an artist and art dealer. From very early in his career he noticed the importance of bringing new ideas into the art world. That made him start organizing his own art exhibitions, then open an art magazine, then an art gallery, then move to Berlin, exhibit hundreds of artists and sell their work worldwide.
Every week exclusive get-together with unique guests from the art world.
Valuable insight from artists, curators, art dealers, business leaders and so much more.
by Open Calls
Type: offering / offering
Deadline: Tuesday 31 August 2021 at 23:59h