If you’re in the general LA/SoCal area, you may be interested in
attending the following event. All are welcome.
The Metal Arts Society of Southern California is presenting a free
workshop on “Marketing and Promoting your Work,” Sunday, March 9,
from 10 - 4.
Presentations by four established artists plus a panel discussion
will address how to set yourself up as a commercial artist and will
outline the most important things you can do to get your work
noticed. Subjects will include the importance of public relations,
how to approach galleries, submitting your work to juried shows, and
planning for paid advertising including Internet alternatives.
During the lunch break, tables will be available for all attendees
to exhibit a few pieces of their work along with samples of the
advertising material that they use. Bring examples of business
cards, press releases, postcards, brochures, posters, portfolios,
newspaper articles, artist statements, etc.
10:00 Welcome & Intro - Trish McAleer
10:15 You as your own CEO - Corliss Rose
11:15 Approaching a Gallery - Bill Gallagher
12:00 Lunch & Attendee Exhibition
1:30 Submitting to Juried Shows - Beth Rosengard
2:15 Planning for Paid Advertising - John Rose
3:00 Panel Discussion
The session will be held in Burns Art Center #134 on the campus of
Loyola Marymount University at Loyola Blvd. and West 80th Street in
Westchester, just north of LAX. Parking is available on the left as
you enter the main gate. For more specific directions, call 310