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3703. Getting started! Selling your work at conventions
This is a general overview on how to sell and market your work at conventions. This can be applied to artists participating in art shows, artist alleys, and in dealers rooms. It covers finding your focus, searching for and dealing with art shows (Et al. at conventions), Your look, professionalism, things you will need to be successful, pricing strategies and more. This is an overview of what it takes t be a successful artist on the circuit. It is also good for non- artist to understand what artists charge what they do, why its important to support artists and how we enrich the (Geek) culture.
FRI 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm, Scottsdale
3711. Live Throwing/Sculpting Demonstration
Join us for a live-throwing demonstration with our artist Guest of Honor, sculptor Peri Charlifu
FRI 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm, Palm Desert
3721. Ethics and art: When is it OK to push the limits
How do ethics effect the artist, we will talk about different ideas and situations, including pricing, copy right infringement, stealing ideas, borrowing themes, payment from art shows, taxes and how we treat each other!
Peri Charlifu, Victor Frost, Martin Young, Maria Alexander, Gregg Castro
FRI 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm, Chicago
3739. Peri Charlifu Q&A
Join us for a Q&A with our artist guest of honor Peri Charlifu, including a brief overview of his works
Peri Charlifu, Michael Siladi
SAT 11:30 am - 12:45 pm, Marquis 2
3759. Is Digital art cheating?
The trend in art, especially at convention art shows, seems to be moving to the digital medium. Is push button art cheating, or is there more to it then that? Can a monkey do digital art, or does it still take skill, knowledge and creativity? This is a good panel for other artists to sit in on
Peri Charlifu, Victor Frost, Chris Butler
SAT 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm, Saint Louis
3766. Preparing a portfolio for the beginning artist
Preparing a portfolio and approaching shops and galleries. You donﾒt have to spend a fortune to make a professional looking portfolio! We will talk about what to include, the tricks and ideas from an artist who has been there!
SAT 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm, Scottsdale
3784. Have you paid your dues? Alternative market place: Where to sell your art outside doing cover art
Letﾒs face it, itﾒs a tough world for the artist and even tougher for the artist trying to break into the magazine and book cover world. Let our Panel of professionals give you some hints about other ways to make it big in the art world!
Peri Charlifu, Geoffrey Mark
SAT 9:00 pm - 9:50 pm, Saint Louis
3820. Presenting your work!
Learn how to take a finished piece and get it ready for presentation. Most art shows will not take a piece of work that is not at least matted. Learn how to mount, mat and frame your work. Youﾒre a 3D artist? You need to know how to present that as well.
SUN 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm, Scottsdale