Monday, January 30, 2017

Professional Development for Artists programs

SF Artist Network

The Studio Fine Artist Network strives to support the making of quality art in all media, to provide a nurturing environment for artists’ professional development, to connect artists with potential exhibition opportunities and increased income, and to advocate local, national and international recognition.

SFAN Calls for Artists


SFAN Resources

Learn about the
SFAN Portfolio Reviews for 2017

Stephen C. Wagner also provides one-on-one consultations with artists to develop strategies, goals, and actions plans.

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"If I gave Stephen a dollar for every great tip that I’ve learned from him,
he'd be a millionaire."
- Leslie Morgan, artist


Professional Development for Artists

Learn how to jump-start your artist career and promote your artwork with clear and concise recommendations with informative examples
from real life.

Saturday, February 4th, 11AM-1PM
Creating a Saleable Body of Work

learn about planning series, style, media, scale, titles, prices, framing, presentation, and quality to create a body of art that sells
- with Stephen C. Wagner,
Professional Development Educator


Wednesday, February 8th7-9PM
STATE OF THE ART: San Francisco
- A Panel Discussion

hear from art professionals about today’s art scene in San Francisco, including art trends, changes in the art market, and the many opportunities for artists to exhibit their artwork & get involved
- with Michelle Nye, SFMOMA Artists Gallery;
DeWitt Cheng, Art Critic;
& Joan McLoughlin, The McLoughlin Gallery


Monday, May 22nd7-9PM
Preparing Your Website Portfolio

gain insight into creating & designing your website, writing your biography, artist resume,
exhibit history, artist statement, and intro letters
- with Stephen C. Wagner,
Professional Development Educator


Wednesday, May 24th7-9PM
Presenting Yourself as a Professional Artist - A Panel Discussion

hear insights in this Panel Discussion from local art gallery professionals on what galleries are looking for and how to approach them

Monday, June 19th7-9PM
Approaching Art Galleries

learn about identifying art markets, researching art galleries, establishing gallery criteria,
contacting art galleries, standard practices, contracts, exclusivity, and private sales
- with Stephen C. Wagner,
Professional Development Educator


Wednesday, June 21st7-9PM
Taking Your Art to the Next Level
- A Panel Discussion

hear suggestions & tips from local art professionals in this Panel Discussion about strategies and steps to build your art career

at Arc Gallery & Studios
1246 Folsom Street, SF
- $20 at door
at Arc Gallery & Studios, 1246 Folsom Street,  SF
between 8th & 9th streets, three blocks from the
Civic Center BART station on Market Street
$20 at door

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