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Overcoming Sales Barriers part of the ART & BUSINESS Series

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George Washington Carver Museum

1165 Angelina Street

Austin, TX 78702

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The City of Austin is proud to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you require special assistance for participation in our programs or use of our facilities, please call (512) 974-3914.

Overcoming Sales Barriers is the second in a three part series addressing business topics specifically for visual artists.

This workshop will focus on the pitfalls young and new artists experience. Topics include how to promote and position your artwork at festivals, the importance of a personal connection when making one-on-one sales, and techniques to build confidence when engaging the public in your artwork.

Ryan Runcie, Studio Artist and Muralist

Jorge Palomarez, Studio Artist and Muralist

Join us on Wednesdays in October for these informative presentations in the ART & BUSINESS series. All seminars are free to attend and occur at the Carver Museum.

Preparing for Your Exhibition

Weds, Oct 11th, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Learn how to write an effective artist statement, develop a timeline, pack art for shipment, organize your finances, and follow best practices associated with museums and galleries.

Carre Adams, Coordinator of Exhibition, George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural & Genealogy Center

Bamidele Demerson, Site Manager and Curator, George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural & Genealogy Center

Register for Preparing for Your Exhibition at

https://preparingforyourexhibition.eventbrite.com

Copyright for Visual Artists

Weds, Oct 25th, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Protect yourself and your artwork. This informative presentation will cover issues affecting content that every visual artist – including painters, sculptors, photographers, and mix media artists – should know. Rights of copyright holders, when to file a copyright, as well as myths surrounding buzzwords like “fair use” and “public domain” will be discussed. Time for Q&A will be allowed.

Adrian Resendez, Attorney at Law

Register for Copyright for Visual Artists at

https://copyrightforvisualartists.eventbrite.com




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