66B Johnston St, Collingwood, 3066
9077 0174 | 0400 530 464

Thurs & Fri 12:30- 6 | Sat & Sun 12 - 5
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OFF THE KERB EDUCATION, LEARNING & MENTORING PROGRAMS


All classes are 1 hour in duration (with a 15 minute Q&A time). Classes are held at Off the Kerb.


FOR BOOKINGS T: 90770174 or 0400 530 464 E:

PRICE
$25 for the one hour class per student

HOW TO WRITE AN EXHIBITION PROPOSAL
-How to get exhibitions
-Writing an artist statement
-What to include in the proposal
-How to write an artist CV
-Support Material, do's & don'ts
-How to understand if your practice matches each Gallery's criteria


HOW TO MANAGE YOUR BUSINESS AS AN ARTIST
-The A-Z of managing yourself as a prolific practicing artist will be covered in this class
-The importance of an ABN
-Tax Tips (get deductions and get more money in your pocket)
-How to self promote and market yourself
-How to network with other artists and Gallery Directors
-How to get sponsorship
-How to set up an appealing and effective website
-The importance of Mentors


HOW TO ORGANISE & CURATE AN EXHIBITION OR PROJECT
-The A-Z of curation will be covered in this class
-How to select and head-hunt artists for the show (the right mix and numbers)
-Networking skills
-Liaising and communication skills
-How to promote or brand the exhibition or project
-How to write a press release
-Exhibition Invitation and Catalogue preparation
-Budgetting and Timelines
-Install Day & De-install Day
-Opening Night Preparation


HOW TO INSTALL & DE-INSTALL YOUR SHOW
-Professionalism! Your professional conduct on installation and de-installation day is closely observed by the gallery director and staff.
-What materials/tools you must take on set up day
-Understanding and proper usage of various hanging and installation materials
-Using power tools
-How to de-install your show in a professional manner, so you get invited back (patching & painting walls etc..)


PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE TALKS
-University, TAFE and School Groups may book for professional practice talks at the gallery by emailing info@offthekerb.com.au
Category: ARTIST TALKS
Category: DIRECTOR'S TALK - ARI vs Commercial and Public Gallery; how to set up an ARI; working with Council for permits; working with Liquor Licensing; business structures etc.