2017

Thank you to all artists and attendees
for our wonderful first year!

2017 Talks & Workshops

Perspective from the inside speaker

Perspective from the inside speaker

Friday May 19, 1-2pm
When visiting local or international museums and galleries, do you ever wonder how all the art got there in the first place? Join our panelists of curators and directors as they share their experiences on how the process works in determining a collection or exhibition.
The role of the media

The role of the media

Saturday, May 20 at 1-2pm
Being an artist is one component of a larger equation, which includes the media. What role does it play in the artist’s career? From print to online, we explore the minds of those who see what others will see.
How to fund a career in the arts

How to fund a career in the arts

Saturday, May 20 at 3-4pm
One of the trickiest components of creating a thriving art career is funding. With both artist and grant administration representatives, we discuss that elephant in the room: how can you fund your art career?
Fueling the engine: How to make or break your art career

Fueling the engine: How to make or break your art career

Sunday, May 21 at 10:30-11:30am
The art world can be a tricky space to navigate. Artists and curators discuss about keeping one’s artistic integrity, selling work, and how not to piss people off.
For the love of the art!

For the love of the art!

Sunday, May 21 at 1-2pm
Is buying art about shopping or collecting? Investment or love? Maybe you’re a collector! Join Collector Bill Clarke and Curator Rafi Ghanaghounian as they discuss the fine art of collecting. What to look for and other secrets.
How to protect yourself as an artist

How to protect yourself as an artist

Sunday, May 21 at 3-4pm
All artists want their artwork to be well known and prominent but what happens when you lose control of what is yours and you are faced with controversy? Whether the work is ‘borrowed’, stolen, misconstrued or undervalued we have experts discussing what you can do to protect yourself and reputation.

2017 Participating Artists

Aaron MacLean

Aaron MacLean

University of Waterloo, Candidate
Alexis Hildreth

Alexis Hildreth

University of Waterloo, Candidate
Amanda Clyne

Amanda Clyne

York University, 2014
Angela Snieder

Angela Snieder

University of Alberta, Candidate
Bruce Thompson

Bruce Thompson

University of Windsor, 2013
Eryn O'Neill

Eryn O'Neill

University of Waterloo, Candidate
Frances Thomas

Frances Thomas

York University, 2015
Jessica Lincoln

Jessica Lincoln

University of Waterloo, Candidate
Jonathan Groeneweg

Jonathan Groeneweg

Ryerson University, 2012
Katie Bruce

Katie Bruce

York University, 2015
Laura Dawe

Laura Dawe

OCAD, Candidate
Lesley Loksi Chan

Lesley Loksi Chan

York University, Candidate
Lina Roessler

Lina Roessler

York University, Candidate
Matt Tarini

Matt Tarini

University of Western Ontario, 2015
Sam Noseworthy

Sam Noseworthy

Western University, Candidate
St. Marie + Walker

St. Marie + Walker

University of Waterloo, Candidate
Tait Wilman

Tait Wilman

University of Waterloo, Candidate
Tess Martens

Tess Martens

University of Waterloo, Candidate
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