CARFAC SASK Workshops

CARFAC SASK's professional development workshops are offered in various communities throughout Saskatchewan to provide increased access to visual artists. Organized by CARFAC SASK and facilitated by professional artists, workshops are often offered in partnership with other community groups and agencies. To inquire about and book a CARFAC SASK workshop, please contact our Program Coordinator.

Workshops we offer include: The Art of Framing Art; The Business of Art; Copyright for Artists; Financial Record Keeping for Artists; From Proposal to Exhibition; Grant Writing for Artists; Photographing Your Art; Pricing Your Artwork; Social Media for Artists; Taxing Time for Artists; and Writing Artist Statements. We are always developing new workshop ideas and welcome your suggestions. 


Most of our workshops are open to the public and are free to all.

We have a few workshops which are free to CARFAC members and $40/workshop for non-members. For non-members, online payment is required HERE in advance of the workshop. **Please note that a one-year introductory CARFAC SASK membership costs $35/year, allows free access to all workshops, and is renewable for up to two years. A CARFAC SASK Introductory Membership can be purchased HERE.**

PLEASE PRE-REGISTER for ALL workshops in case of cancellation or change. Call 306-522-9788 in Regina or email programs@carfac.sk.ca. Members calling from outside Regina may use the toll-free telephone numbers printed on the back of their membership cards.


 

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

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CARFAC SASK offers workshops in the area of professional and personal development for visual artists across all media TO ASSIST ARTISTS IN ESTABLISHING AND ENHANCING THEIR ART PRACTICES AND CAREERS.

2018 Winter/Spring Workshops

Copyright for Artists - *THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL*

*FREE to all* 

Instructor: Grant McConnell

Saturday January 27th, 1:00 – 3:30 pm at Hues Art Supply, 1818 Lorne Ave, Saskatoon

Copyright for visual artists is complex and can seem confusing. This workshop outlines the fundamentals of copyright and best practices for its management in relation to your creative output.

Please pre-register. Call 306-653-1900 or email hues.celeste@sasktel.net

Copyright for Artists

*FREE to all*

Instructor: Grant McConnell

Saturday March 10th, 1:00 – 3:30 pm at the Mann Art Gallery, 142 - 12th St West, Prince Albert

Copyright for visual artists is complex and can seem confusing. This workshop outlines the fundamentals of copyright and best practices for its management in relation to your creative output. 

Please pre-register. Call 306-763-7080 or email educator@mannartgallery.ca

The Business of Art

*FREE to all*

Instructor: Michel Boutin

Saturday March 24th, 1:00 – 3:30 pm at Mistasinihk Place, 1328 La Ronge Ave, La Ronge 

Artists need to know about the business side of art to establish themselves as professionals in the art community. This workshop will give you guidelines on how to approach public and commercial art galleries, and other exhibition venues. The workshop covers preparing a portfolio and resume/artist’s CV, contracts, insurance and how to pack and ship artwork.

Please pre-register. Call 306-420-7789 or email larongeart@gmail.com.

The Art of Framing Art I & II - *THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL*

FREE to CARFAC members, $40 to non-members - pay for your workshop HERE

Instructor: Heather Cline

Saturday April 14th, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm at Hues Art Supply, 1818 Lorne Ave, Saskatoon

This workshop will start with a brief historical tour of framing styles and methods, with a spotlight on some contemporary framing strategies. We will then get down to some practical considerations, including: framing aesthetics, archival concerns, weighing economy and expertise, and finally some simple how-to. The session will include a demonstration of simple methods for framing small scale works on paper, panel, and canvas. Participants will have lots of opportunity to ask questions regarding their own framing dilemmas. This full day workshop will include a one hour lunch break, so bring your meal or visit a local restaurant.

Please pre-register. Call 306-653-1900 or email hues.celeste@sasktel.net

The Art of Framing Art I & II

FREE to CARFAC members, $40 to non-members - pay for your workshop HERE

Instructor: Heather Cline

Sunday April 15th, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm at ARC Creative Studios, 1106 - 101st St, North Battleford

This workshop will start with a brief historical tour of framing styles and methods, with a spotlight on some contemporary framing strategies. We will then get down to some practical considerations, including: framing aesthetics, archival concerns, weighing economy and expertise, and finally some simple how-to. The session will include a demonstration of simple methods for framing small scale works on paper, panel, and canvas. Participants will have lots of opportunity to ask questions regarding their own framing dilemmas. This full day workshop will include a one hour lunch break, so bring your meal or visit a local restaurant.

Social Media for Artists

*FREE to all*

Instructor: Carole Epp

Saturday May 26th, 1:00 – 3:30 pm at Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery, 461 Langdon Cres, Moose Jaw

This workshop presents practical ways that artists can use social media to advance and promote their work. Artist Carole Epp will illustrate her journey in building a successful online business. During this workshop, she will share the why’s and how’s, do’s and don’ts, and challenges and successes in developing a prominent social media presence using online platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest and Facebook.

Please pre-register. Call 306-692-4471 or email educator.mjmag@sasktel.net.