Artspace will be offering three professional development workshops this August over Zoom led by Clara Lieu. The cost will be $5 per session or $10 for all three sessions.
August 12: Selling Your Art Online
Today, selling your artwork online can be highly effective and profitable. With so many options out there, what is the best one for you? Find out in this lecture where you will learn how to price your artwork, various platforms for selling, how to set up your shop, shipping details, marketing strategies, presenting your artwork to maximize visibility, and more. Lecture will be followed by a Q&A session. August 12, 6-7:30pm.
August 19: Artist Websites
Having an effective artist website is a major part of being a visual artist today. The artist’s website is the base where an artist can show the scope of their artwork. Creating a clean, easy to navigate artist website is surprisingly difficult with a whole host of challenges. Get practical advice for simple actions you can take to clean up and reorganize your artist website so it can better serve your needs as an artist. Lecture will be followed by a QA session. August 19, 6-7:30pm.
August 26: Social Media for Visual Artists
Social Media is an essential component of being a professional artist today. Find out which social media platform is best suited to your needs as a visual artist, and learn concrete strategies which will help you use social media effectively. Learn about the social media platforms available, and get practical, straightforward advice for how you can best harness these platforms to pursue their career goals. Lecture will be followed by a QA session. August 26, 6-7:30pm.
Clara Lieu was an Adjunct Professor at the Rhode Island School of Design from 2007-2020. She is the founder and Partner of Artprof.org, a free website for learning visual arts. Her drawing, prints, and sculpture have been exhibited at the International Print Center New York, Bromfield Gallery, the Danforth Museum of Art, Mark Miller Gallery, the Currier Museum of Art, Childs Gallery, and the Davis Museum. Lieu has received artist grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation and the Puffin Foundation. Her work has been profiled on 89.3 KPCC, 90.9 WBUR, Hyperallergic, Artsy, Art New England, Inside Higher Ed and others.