Dusking (film still), Lucy Wright, 2023. Image: Courtesy of the artist
  • Figuring Out...

Show me the money!

Details
Start:

June 17 - 06:00 pm

End:

June 24 - 07:30 pm

Click to Register: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/figuring-out-show-me-the-money-tickets-899783736377

Selling your work can be a core outlet for many artists and can help fund future creative developments. Led by independent curator & mentor Mark Devereux, this online short-course will give you the tools, knowledge and insight to help you take those next big leaps in generating more income from your work.

Workshop/Course Info

Session 1: Monday 17 June, 6-7:30pm
We will look at the core structures that you can incorporate into your planning to create the foundation for a successful commercial strategy. This includes: setting your artist day rate/fee, understanding your incomings/outgoings and building a financial forecast. Using this information, we will guide you through creating a pricing strategy to ensure consistency, certificates of authenticity and sales agreement documents.

Session 2: Monday 24 June, 6-7:30pm
In this session we will focus on approaches to selling your work including: self-representation, art fairs, gallery representation and private commissions. We will also spend time discussing the power of negotiation – offering collectors unique discounts and benefits alongside ensuring you have the tools and confidence to sell your work on the best terms.

Cost & Booking

Figuring Out… Show me the money! short course costs
Full price: £60
Our Studio member price: £51

Figuring Out… Show me the money! short course + one-to-one mentoring costs
Full price: £124

Book your place now via Eventbrite

Access & Contact

We are committed to creating Safer, Braver Spaces for artists to share, learn and make. Each workshop will include breaks to rest and take time away from the screen. Please contact Mark directly at [email protected] if you would like to discuss any access needs in advance of this short course.

The short course will include live Zoom transcriptions. The sessions will also be recorded and shared via a password protected YoutTube video link for the course participants only.

You will be sent a Zoom link and password via Eventbrite to be used for both online sessions.

Further Info

Designed for emerging / early-career visual artists, this online short course will be delivered over two separate evenings in June to give you the tools and knowledge to start making those all important sales.

In addition to the workshop we are pleased to offer participating artists a 20% discount on booking a 1-hour one-to-one mentoring and advice session with Mark Devereux to support your commercial planning. Please note: there are limited numbers of places available for these sessions and will be booked on a first-come-first-served basis.

Show me the money! is part of our series of workshops and short courses, Figuring Out Taking place online and in-person, Mark Devereux Projects will take a deep dive into some of the most fundamental aspects of creating and sustaining an artist career.

For further information or any questions you may have please get in touch with Mark at [email protected]

Testimonials

“Feeling strong and determined after the ‘show me the money’ session. Excellent advice on pricing and rates of pay. It really highlighted the importance of staying true to your ethics and ethos, whilst standing firm on your worth as a specialist in your field. Thanks so much Mark!” [Previous workshop participant]

 

FAQs

Do I have to apply?No. This workshop is open to all artists and creatives via the booking link above. There is no application process.
How many artists will attend?Up to 15.
Do I have to attend both sessions?You are encouraged to attend both sessions, as there will be practical elements within each workshop. If you are unable to attend a session, they will be recorded and shared shortly afterwards.
Who will the one-to-one sessions be with?These sessions will be led by curator and mentor, Mark Devereux.
What does the fee cover?Your fee covers the total cost for the delivery of the two workshops and no other overheads. We have tried to make the workshops as affordable as possible to enable access by all.
I really want to take part but I am concerned about covering the costs, what could I do?We are happy to have a private conversation to discuss this and would aim to come to a mutually agreeable solution.

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