New Fall and Winter Professional Development Workshops

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The Arts Council of the Central Okanagan is back with a full program of Professional Development Workshops for the Fall and Winter, sponsored by the City of Kelowna. These dynamic workshops lead by local professionals will cover multi-faceted tools of the trade including sales conversations, copyright, accounting, documentation, art markets and contracts. The 2-3 hour intensive […]

Social Media for Artists

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Start using social media effectively to build your brand as an artist and connect with your current and potential markets. Hosted by ARTSCO in partnership with Creative Okanagan on Thursday, November 30th from 6 – 8 pm, join Lindsay Stillborn of thesocialconnection.ca, for this how-to workshop. Learn which key social media channels you should be engaging […]

Law + Contracts for the Arts

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Navigating the legal jargon in contracts can be a challenge. Hosted by ARTSCO in partnership with Creative Okanagan on Saturday, November 25th from 1 – 3 pm, join David Kemp, Associate Counsel at Thomas Butler LLP, for this how-to workshop. In this workshop, you will learn how to approach contracts, including when and where to use […]

Professional Documents – A Hands-On Introduction

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Many artists find their creativity flows with a brush, but freezes with a pen. Hosted by ARTSCO, in partnership with UBCO and The Alternator Gallery, on Saturday, November 18th (from 1-4 PM), join professional artist Katherine Pickering for this how-to workshop. This 3-hour hands-on workshop will explore the multiple forms and purposes of artist statements, and […]

Art Fairs – Are They Worth It?

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Art fairs are very popular and are easy to get into, but require a lot of time and have many hidden costs. Hosted by ARTSCO on Tuesday, November 14th (from 6-8 PM) join Cynthia Gunsinger, Professional Artist and principal at Gunsinger Coaching, for this how-to workshop. A workshop geared towards artists looking to sell their […]

Accounting for Artists

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Money isn’t everyone’s forte, but it’s still important to have a good base of financial knowledge. Hosted by ARTSCO in partnership with Creative Okanagan on Tuesday, November 7th (from 6 – 8 pm), join Hannah Griffin and Candace Surette from Crowe Mackay, for this how-to workshop. In this overview workshop to accounting, you will learn the […]

Copyright for Artists

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Hosted by ARTSCO in partnership with Creative Okanagan on Saturday, November 4th from 1 – 3 pm, join David Kemp, Associate Counsel at Thomas Butler LLP, for this informative workshop. This session will be an overview of anything and everything an artist needs to know about Copyright and Intellectual Property Law. Cost is $25 for ARTSCO members (Non-members […]

Sales Conversations – A How-to Workshop for Artists

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Pop-up markets and art fairs are becoming more and more important for artists in the Okanagan to reach their markets, so how do you manage those critical sales conversations? Hosted by ARTSCO on Monday, October 30th (from 6-8 PM) join Professional Artist Leanne Spanza, for an insider’s guide to selling effectively through art markets. This workshop […]

Document Your Artwork Professionally – A Professional Photo Shoot for Artists

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Good quality images are crucial for artists. Your images are how many people first see your artwork – and they’re particularly important if you’re applying for exhibitions, grants or other opportunities. On Friday, April 28, 2017, ARTSCO is hosting a photoshoot day for artists with Harvey Bremner and Jamie Cottington, professional photographers from Pinstripe Productions. […]

Images for Print – A How-to Workshop for Artists

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Reproducing artwork is an income stream that works well for many. Hosted by ARTSCO on Saturday, April 22nd (from 1-4 PM) join Harvey Bremner, Photographer at Pinstripe Productions, for this how-to workshop. Learn how to create high-quality images for print in multiple forms including cards, posters, large reproductions and image licensing.Cost is $25 for ARTSCO members […]