Would You Rather be in the Studio?

Someone said something funny in the middle of a workshop. Photo by Kimberly Lennox
Someone said something funny in the middle of a workshop. Photo by Kimberly Lennox

I’d Rather Be in the Studio

[But I Have to Eat]

A No-Excuses Art Marketing Workshop with Alyson B. Stanfield

Artists: Would you like to sell more art? We understand that you’d rather be in the studio, but we also know you have to eat.

Join us at the Swope Art Museum in Terre Haute!

Saturday, April 4

9:30 am to 3:30 pm

Alyson B. Stanfield of ArtBizCoach.com understands your need to sell more art and is coming to Terre Haute to give you an entire day of ideas that you can use to promote yourself and sell more art. You can’t make great art if you’re constantly worried about feeding yourself and your family!

You’ll learn

  • How to differentiate yourself with your artist statement: what it is, what it isn’t, how to write it, and why you need to do this first
  • How to introduce yourself as an artist so people want to know more
  • Why your contact list is your most important asset
  • How to organize and expand your mailing list
  • 12 rules for putting together first-class marketing materials
  • The do’s and don’ts of artist Web sites
  • Five email secrets that produce results

Just $97 until March 6! ($117 after that)  Members of the Swope receive a 10% discount on either price.  Register for the conference online here, or print a registration form and fax or mail to the Museum.  Space is limited, so register early to get the discounted rate and to ensure your spot at the conference.

If you’re curious about the content, Alyson is happy to answer questions. Just email her at alyson@artbizcoach.com.

For more information contact the Swope Art Museum at (812) 238-1676 or through e-mail at info@swope.org.

Workshop leader and art-marketing consultant Alyson B. Stanfield has been advising artists since the early 1990s. Prior to 2002, when she started ArtBizCoach.com, she counseled artists in her position as an art museum curator and educator. She is the author of I’d Rather Be in the Studio! The Artist’s No-Excuse Guide to Self-Promotion. She contributes regularly to Art Business News and writes the free, weekly Art Marketing Action newsletter. Alyson’s seminar has been presented at venues across the U.S., and the Swope Art Museum is pleased to bring her to the Wabash Valley.

1 thought on “Would You Rather be in the Studio?

  1. Want to give an unsolicited plug- Alyson’s website and book are quite good. Especially for artists who are just starting to try to build an audience for their work, she offers a lot of sound advice and positive motivation. Her workshop is a good investment.

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