Professional Arts Development Training

The Fraser Coast Arts Collective presents a series of workshops that aim to provide professional training and skills development for artists. Participants can attend all workshops or choose  the modules that are of interest. Please refer to the listings below for cost and registration details.

Training modules 

Creating A Professional Presence 

  • Marketing /Technical support
  • How to make an effective website & maximise its performance

Date:   Saturday 25 March 2017

Time: 10am to 3pm

Venue:  Hervey Bay Regional Gallery

Facilitator:   Lisa Aurisch – Bachelor or Arts (English/Communication) Master of Digital      Media; Master of Learning and Development.

Cost: $30.00 

Download course over view here

Registrations to Melissa.Duncan@frasercoast.qld.gov.au or phone 4197 4206

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Creating A Professional Presence 

  • How to photograph your artwork

Date:   Sunday 26 March 2017

Time: 10.00am to 3pm

Venue:  Hervey Bay Regional Gallery

Facilitator:    Carl Warner

Cost: $30.00 

Download course over view here

Registrations  to Melissa.Duncan@frasercoast.qld.gov.au or phone 4197 4206

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An Introduction to Arts Law

  • Arts Law
  • Copyright 101 for artists
  • Being aware that assistance is available
  • Understanding Arts Contracts

Date:   Thursday 6 April

Time:  1.30pm to 3.30pm and 4.00pm to 6.30pm

Venue:  Executive Suite Seminar Room, Level 2, Building C, USC Fraser Coast

Facilitator: Suzanne Derry is the Senior Solicitor at the Arts Law Centre of Australia

Time: 1.30pm to 3.30pm workshop

4.00pm to 6.30pm legal advice clinic – time for artists to ask more specific questions

Download course over view here

Registrations to Melissa.Duncan@frasercoast.qld.gov.au or phone 4197 4206

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Exhibition Practices 

  • Exhibition Proposal / Application
  • How to build & develop an exhibition idea
  • Realistic timeframes
  • Interview – progressing your exhibition idea, theme, concept and getting it accepted

Date:   Saturday 27 May 2017

Time: 9.00am to 4.00pm

Venue:  Executive Suite Seminar Room, Level 2, Building C, USC Fraser Coast

Facilitator:    Megan Williams Manager Art Gallery - USC

Cost: $30.00

Download course over view here

Registrations to Melissa.Duncan@frasercoast.qld.gov.au or phone 4197 4206

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Art and Money 

  • Funding
  • Understanding your budget
  • Pricing your art works
  • Commercial Gallery practices
  • Fundamentals to create a viable income from your arts practice
  • ABN
  • Insuring your works‚Äč

Date:   Saturday 24 June 2017

Time: 10am - 4pm

Venue:  Executive Suite Seminar Room, Level 2, Building C, USC Fraser Coast

Facilitator:    Trudie Leigo

Cost: $30

Download course over view here

Registrations to Melissa.Duncan@frasercoast.qld.gov.au or phone 4197 4206

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Art and Money part 2

  • Grants
  • Sponsorship
  • Publishing a catalogue
  • Commissioning a writer
  • Catalogue design
  • Printing

Date:   Saturday 29 July 2017 10.00am to 3.00pm

             Sunday 30 July 2017 10.00am to 3.00pm

Time: 10.00am to 3.00pm

Venue:  USC

Facilitator:    Stephen Clark

Cost: $60

Download course over view here

Registrations to Melissa.Duncan@frasercoast.qld.gov.au or phone 4197 4206

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Exhibition Practices 

  • As your exhibition develops – the role of your Curator in building your exhibition
  • Your Story – be clear on your story/theme
  • How many works will you be required to create?
  • Understanding the aesthetics of the gallery space
  • Creating for a professional result – “What is Gallery Standard”

Date:   Thursday 5 August 2017

Time: 9.00am to 4.00pm

Venue:  USC

Facilitator:    Megan Williams Manager Art Gallery - USC

Cost: $30

Download course over view here

Registrations to Melissa.Duncan@frasercoast.qld.gov.au or phone 4197 4206

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Exhibition Practices

 

  • Gallery paperwork
  • List of works
  • Room brochure
  • Artist statement
  • Didactic information
  • Price list
  • Gallery systems / standards
  • What can the gallery do to facilitate your exhibition?
  • Communication update with your Curator – why is this so important to follow up so your Curator is familiar with how your exhibit is progressing?
  • Be prepared for change – how your ideas can shift and grow
  • Delivery and Packaging works
  • Name labelling – why is this so important
  • Correct hanging hooks (D Hooks) – Why?
  • Condition of works

Date:   Saturday 9 September 2017 (1 day) 9.00am to 4.00pm

Venue:  USC

Time: 9.00am to 4.00pm

Facilitator:    Dawn Oelrich

Cost: $30

Download course over view here

Registrations to Melissa.Duncan@frasercoast.qld.gov.au or phone 4197 4206

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Exhibition Practices 

  • Curators Role
  • Installation – Letting go of control
  • Promoting your Exhibition
  • Artist Statement
  • Opening Night – speeches / floor talk formalities
  • Promoting your workshops
  • The emotional journey

Date: Saturday  28 October 2017          

Time: 10.00am to 3pm

Venue:  USC

Facilitator:    Trudie Leigo Curator

Cost: $30

Download course over view here

Registrations to Melissa.Duncan@frasercoast.qld.gov.au or phone 4197 4206

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Touring your Exhibition

  • What your Curator can do for you – where to from here
  • After your exhibition (who to contact to tour your exhibition)

Date:  Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 November 2017

Venue:  USC

Facilitator:   John Waldron

Time: 10am - 4pm

Cost: $60

Download course over view here

Registrations to Melissa.Duncan@frasercoast.qld.gov.au or phone 4197 4206

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