Announcing a NEW One Day Marketing Intensive Workshop

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The Arts Council of the Central Okanagan is happy to announce a brand new hands-on marketing workshop on February 21st from 10 – 4. Facilitated by Rhythm Club, this workshop is tailored to non-profits, arts groups, individual artists, and small businesses that have an established social media presence, but perhaps could use a boost to continue […]

2018 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, led by local professionals, will cover multi-faceted tools of the trade including grants for the arts, contract basics, record keeping, branding, accounting and images […]

Images for Print

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Reproducing artwork is an income stream that works well for many. Hosted by ARTSCO on Saturday, December 1 from 1-3 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 […]

Branding: A How-to Workshop

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Lots of arts professionals struggle with creating a strong brand for themselves and this limits their ability to be recognized in the marketplace. Hosted by ARTSCO on Saturday, November 24th from 1-3 PM, join Carrie Mayhew, Creative Director at Twirling Umbrellas, for this how-to branding workshop. In this workshop, you will learn how to create an authentic […]

Grants for the Arts 101

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What funding opportunities are available for those in the arts, how do you find them and what goes into applying for grants? Hosted by ARTSCO on Saturday, October 6th from 1-3 PM, join Lorna McParland, Artistic and Administrative Director at the Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art for this how-to workshop. In this workshop, you will […]

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 […]