THRIVE ART SCHOOL with Pennylane Shen
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THRIVE ART SCHOOL with Pennylane Shen

THRIVE ART SCHOOL with Pennylane Shen

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2414 Main Street

Vancouver, BC V5T 3H9

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THRIVE ART SCHOOL is a unique 7-week seminar designed catered specifically for THRIVE emerging and mid-career artists interested in approaching the commercial and public art industry.

It is ideal for fine artists of any media pursuing careers or a future in the Canadian art market or those looking to expand their knowledge through an introductory course. Students will be given short assignments and asked to participate in regular group discussions.

Presenter Pennylane Shen has taught courses in Vancouver, New York and Toronto. This seminar is a condensed 7-week introductory session of her full course at Langara College, combining theory, industry experience and practical resources for the Canadian artist.

Topics include:

-Approaching the Vancouver market (gallery profiles, current trends, exhibition proposals)

-Commercial/Public gallery procedures and guidelines (payment, contracts, shipping, framing)

-Promotional Development (publications, websites, press releases, social media)

-Standard Practices (pricing, hanging, framing, documentation)

-Reproducing your work (editions, prints, e-commerce, publications)

-Creating a concept (finding inspiration, building a cohesive series, finding an identity)

-The Art Scene in Vancouver: then and now (major players, trends, current scenes)

Course Dates

Thursday, October 27th, 6:30pm-9pm
Thursday, November 3rd, 6:30pm-9pm
Thursday, November 10th, 6:30pm-9pm
Thursday, November 17th, 6:30pm-9pm **this is the opening night of the Culture Crawl**
Saturday, November 26th, **Field Trip 1pm- 4pm**
Thursday, December 1st, 6:30pm-9pm
Thursday, December 8th, 6:30pm-9pm

**This course is for women only, sorry gentlemen!**

**Please note there will be no reimbursements for missed classes. Please only sign up if you are able to attend all or most sessions.**

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