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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Members calling from outside Regina may use the toll-free telephone numbers printed on the back of their membership cards.
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 Winter/Spring Workshops
Social Media for Artists
*FREE to all* Instructor: Carole Epp
Saturday April 29th, 1:30 – 4:00 pm at Swift Current Art Gallery, Swift Current
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.
Writing Artist Statements
*FREE to all* Instructor: Grant McConnell
Saturday May 27th, 1:00 pm at Moose Jaw Museum and Art Gallery, Moose Jaw
Writing cohesive and personalized artist statements is an important skill for artists to successfully maintain and advance their careers. Artists need to write artist statements for grant applications, exhibition proposals, and for self-promotion materials. The workshop discusses a general overview of gallery and grant proposals, and highlights strategies artists may use to write effective artist statements.