WORKSHOP: I’ve made the work, what now?
Basic Business Skills for Visual Artists with Taft McWhorter
August 7th, 2013 | 6:30-8:30 p.m.
@ Fresh Arts
Winter Street Studios
2101 Winter Street, #B11
Houston, TX 77007
Do you make artwork but have trouble knowing what to do with it afterward? Want to increase your art sales? Successful full-time artist Taft McWhorter shares his insight and practical tips on how to move art-making out of the corners of your life, and safely put it front and center. Taft will help you create realistic timelines and budgets, give you insight into building a collector base, and discuss real world ways to begin building a sustainable career as an independent artist.
Though this workshop is primarily geared to visual artists, the advice is useful for almost any creative person looking to improve their professional practice.
FEES & REGISTRATION
Current Fresh Arts Members:
Online registration (Before noon, 8/7/13) - $5
Walk up registration (After noon, 8/8/13) - $10
Online registration (before noon, 8/7/13) - $15
Walk-up registration (After noon, 8/7/13) - $20
For more information about becoming a Fresh Arts member, visit our Membership page.
This workshop is supported in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
McWhorter has been selling his contemporary art in Houston for over six years, amassing a dedicated group of over 200 local collectors, with his work being displayed in many private and public collections, including fine restaurants and corporate settings. McWhorter has a private studio at Winter Street Studios located in the Arts District of Houston and is represented by Ariodante Gallery in New Orleans.