Removing Roadblocks to Gallery Representation

What: Make Art Your Business: Removing Roadblocks to Gallery Representation

When: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 6–7:30pm

Where: 934 Brannan St. (between 8th & 9th)

How Much: Free for SF Open Studios artists, ArtSpan members and SOMArts artists. $10 suggested donation from the general public, no one turned away, click here to register

Unsure of how to successfully approach art galleries? This workshop will cover 3 keys to removing the obstacles to building a successful art career and will present a 5-step strategy to getting gallery representation. Presenter Gwenda Joyce brings her experience as a former gallery owner and professional art coach to the discussion to provide the do’s and don’ts for getting the most out of your art career goals.

About the Presenter:
Gwenda Joyce is an Art Coach and Artist Agent ( who helps artists take decisive action and get their greatest work into the world. As a former gallery owner, art consultant and art writer, she guides artists to create strong presentations that lead to gallery representation by knowing what to say, who to say it to, and what to show. You can join her Thriving Artist Network here.

About the Series:
ArtSpan presents monthly 90-minute workshops designed to sharpen business and financial literacy for professional artists, prepare artists for exhibiting work inside and outside the studio, and encourage community between fellow artists and the public. Through these community events ArtSpan creates a platform for artists to thrive, fostering a Bay Area that values the arts.

The Make Art Your Business series is presented at SOMArts through participation in the Affordable Space Program, which provides below-market rental space, production and publicity assistance to nonprofit organizations. For more information visit our rentals page.