Professional Development

A series of exciting and practical creative development opportunities aimed at professional and semi-professional visual artists and makers.

The high-quality training provided by these sessions will help to equip individual artists across all genres with useful skills to support their careers, with sessions covering topics such as marketing, branding, finances, e-commerce, career development strategies, networking, and creative thinking, to name a few.

The Professional Development sessions are facilitated by experts in their fields.

For more information visit: www.creativepeninsula.andculture.org.uk/professional-development 

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    Ards Arts Centre

    FREE

    If you are an artist or maker based in Ards and North Down, then join us for the launch of AND Arts Network, a new networking initiative for Creatives.

    Suitability

    Professional and semi-professional artists (all arts genres) who are based in Ards and North Down

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    Ards Arts Centre

    £30 (includes lunch and follow up session in the autumn)

    Re-boot your creativity in this fun, social and interactive session with artist and coach Sharon Adams.

    Suitability

    Professional and semi-professional Visual Artists and Makers based in Ards and North Down.

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    Ards Arts Centre

    £20 (includes printed workbook, wine and nibbles)

    This 2-hour interactive workshop will give you 4 practical steps on how to improve your online presence, facilitated by Digital Marketing Expert Johanne of Ivyhill Digital.

    Suitability

    Professional and semi-professional Visual Artists and Makers based in Ards and North Down

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    Ards Arts Centre

    £20 

    We are pleased to be able to bring you a two-day workshop session that is customer focused to enhance selling opportunities for artist and makers.

    Suitability

    Professional and semi-professional Visual Artists and Makers based in Ards and North Down

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    FREE (to artists based in Ards and North Down)

    Where do we draw the line between Art versus Function? How do we classify the perceived value of artistic output versus commercial product?

    Suitability

    Artists/makers at all stages of their career

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    £25

    If you are struggling with marketing for your creative business, don't know where to start, or just want some tips and advice tailored specifically to artists and makers, then don't miss this online

    Suitability

    Professionally practicing artists, makers, or creative practitioners/businesses

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    £25

    A session tailored to professional artists and creatives focused on developing a personal brand.

    Suitability

    Professionally practicing artists, makers, or creative practitioners/businesses