The Studio Fine Artist Network strives to support the making of quality art in all media, to provide a nurturing environment for artists’ professional development, to connect artists with potential exhibition opportunities and increased income, and to advocate local, national and international recognition.
"If I gave Stephen a dollar for every great tip that I’ve learned from him, he'd be a millionaire." - Leslie Morgan, artist
Professional Development for Artists
Learn how to jump-start your artist career and promote your artwork with clear and concise recommendations with informative examples from real life. __________________________________
Monday, September 11th, 7-9PM PROMOTION: Marketing Yourself & Your Artwork - better understand the what, how & why of on-line tools for marketing your artwork,gain insight into promotingyour exhibits & events, email campaigns, promotingon the Internet, and social networkingincluding Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram,& email newsletters, with step by step instructions - with Stephen C. Wagner, Professional Development Educator
Wednesday, September 13th, 7-9PM STRATEGIES & TACTICS: What They Never Taught You in Art School - a Panel Discussion - hear from professional artists about working with galleries from the artist’s perspective, motivation & self-discipline, setting goals, challenges & overcoming them, business & career logistics, and being an artist today Panelists: Dennis Parlante, John Waguespack, & John W. Wood
Monday, November 13th, 7-9PM GET YOUR SH!T TOGETHER: A Basic Game Plan for Your Artist Career - gain insight to jump-start your artist career & create a strategic plan, learn aboutcreating a cohesive body of work,titling your work, creating a pricing structure,framing, managing your inventory, documenting your artwork,designing your website, creating marketing materials, building your exhibit history, and approaching art galleries - with Stephen C. Wagner, Professional Development Educator
Wednesday, November 15th, 7-9PM ART IN THE AGE OF TRUMP: How do Artists Respond - a Panel Discussion - hear from art professionals about how artists are respondingto the Trump presidency, what subject matter is on the table, what is too far, is protest art saleable, and how business has been affected by the election of Donald Trump Panelists: DeWitt Cheng, Karen Gutfreund, & Olivia Ongpin __________________________________