professional development for artists

Reflecting on your practice

REFLECTING ON PRACTICE is a new workshop hosted by Yvette Grant as part of our WHAT I WISH I LEARNED AT ART SCHOOL series.

How we think about our practice changes it and often our reflection on practice can be intuitive, instinctual or automatic. In order to deepen this reflection, we can use tools to push dead-ends, reveal what’s underneath and question the habitual.  In this session, Yvette will take you through two methods of reflecting on practice: firstly, reflecting through writing using the approaches of Jenny Moon; and secondly, reflecting through the practice of a philosopher’s walk.

Places are limited to 30 attendees, book your place HERE!

Social Media & Marketing for artists – THIS Saturday

Coming up this Saturday – Social Media and Marketing for Artists!

Join Ilona Nelson as she steps you through how to create media packs, how to use social media effectively and market your work.  All profits are donated to the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, places are limited, book your spot HERE.

This Wild Song podcast

Today’s Monday Inspiration comes from our very own Erika Gofton!

Ilona has just released her This Wild Song podcast where she’s interviewing artists about the practicalities, and realities, of being a professional artist.

In Erika’s episode we chat in depth about art education, Erika’s practice and advice for emerging artists. You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher and find the links on the TWS website www.thiswildsong.com.au

Reflecting on Practice

We’re really excited for our WHAT I WISH I LEARNED AT ART SCHOOL workshop in June with Yvette Grant – REFLECTING ON PRACTICE.
 
How we think about our practice changes it and often our reflection on practice can be intuitive, instinctual or automatic. In order to deepen this reflection, we can use tools to push dead-ends, reveal what’s underneath and question the habitual.
 
Yvette Grant is the current skills adviser in The Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, at The University of Melbourne. In this session, she will take you through two methods of reflecting on practice: firstly, reflecting through writing using the approaches of Jenny Moon; and secondly, reflecting through the practice of a philosopher’s walk.
 
It’s on June 9th, this session is limited to 30 attendees and you can book your place here.

Social media and marketing for artists

The next workshop in our WHAT I WISH I LEARNED AT ART SCHOOL series is SOCIAL MEDIA & MARKETING with Ilona Nelson!

Ilona’s work has been featured in The Age, frankie magazine, Harper’s Bazaar Australia, art magazines, local newspapers and various online publications.  Come along and learn how to market your exhibitions, how to approach the media and how to use social media to your advantage as an artist.  Plus at the end we’ll do an instagram tutorial to explain the features and what they’re used for.

It’s on Saturday 12th May, for all the details and to book CLICK HERE.

Grant writing workshop this Saturday!

Join us THIS Saturday for our grant writing workshop with Linden New Art Director Melinda Martin!

Melinda has written many grant applications and assessed applications for a number of funding bodies. In this session she will share advice about common errors, the importance of great images or video to support the application and the importance of aligning your project with the strategic goals of the potential funder.

BOOK YOUR SEAT HERE

Open Studio sessions – Term 2

Our OPEN STUDIO sessions return in Term 2 and begin April 17th!

With an ongoing focus on the development of your own individual work and language, there is an emphasis on building confidence, technique and exploration of materials. It is an environment where you should feel comfortable and encouraged to try new things, make mistakes and feel free to explore new ways.

For all the details and to book please CLICK HERE!

New colour mixing workshop

Never mix mud again! Learn practical simple strategies and build your confidence in all things colour in our new workshop CONFIDENCE IN COLOURMIXING!
 
It’s on the 27th of May, places are limited, for all the details and to book CLICK HERE.

Grant writing for artists

Our next workshop in our WHAT I WISH I LEARNED AT ART SCHOOL series is GRANT WRITING with Melinda Martin, the Director of Linden New Art!

We’re really lucky to have Melinda join us and it’s a fantastic opportunity to get grant writing advice from an arts professional.

It’s on April 7th 1-3pm, places are limited, for all the details and to book please CLICK HERE.

Congratulations to…

Thank you to everyone that visited us at the Yarraville Festival on the weekend, and a big congratulations to Marita E who won the $500 gift voucher to be spent on any art class of her choosing!!

We have some exciting new workshops coming up so please check out our latest class schedule HERE.