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. *NEW WORKSHOPS COMING IN FALL 2017!*


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

We have a few LEVEL 2 workshops, which are free to CARFAC members and $35/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.

2017 Fall Workshops

*all of the following workshops are FREE to all*

Social Media for Artists

Instructor: Carole Epp

Saturday September 9th, 1:30 – 4:00 pm at the Art Gallery of Regina, Regina

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.

From Proposal to Exhibition

Instructor: Grant McConnell

Thursday September 21st, 7:00 pm at Humboldt & District Gallery, Humboldt

This workshop will help artists strengthen the skills necessary to prepare and present their work for various types of exhibition venues. It will highlight all aspects from writing a proposal to installing your work for exhibition. Emphasis is placed on how to promote your work throughout the process. 

Photography Skills for Artists

Instructor: Gabriela Garcia Luna

Saturday October 7th, 1:00 – 4:00 pm at Signal Hill Arts Centre, Weyburn

When documenting artwork, colour and form must be accurately represented. This workshop will offer some photography fundamentals for documenting both 2D and 3D work. Using practical examples, some of the topics to be addressed in this workshop include: how the camera works; basic equipment; working space; light sources; handling artwork; camera settings; capturing the work; and reviewing and processing images.

Pricing Your Artwork

Instructor: Ward Schell

Saturday October 14th, 1:00 pm at Hues Art Supply, Saskatoon

This session will highlight some tips and strategies for pricing artwork. The workshop will help you to determine fair market value for your work, taking into consideration aspects such as size, reputation, dealer’s commission, and local context. If you’d like, bring a small piece of your own work to practice value assessment with the group.

Pricing Your Artwork

Instructor: Ward Schell

Sunday October 15th, 1:00 pm at Mann Art Gallery, Prince Albert

This session will highlight some tips and strategies for pricing artwork. The workshop will help you to determine fair market value for your work, taking into consideration aspects such as size, reputation, dealer’s commission, and local context. If you’d like, bring a small piece of your own work to practice value assessment with the group.