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Dec 2 11:00 am — 12:30 pm

Artists in Action: Navigating the Gallerist-Artist Relationship

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Do you have questions about galleries, agents, consultants and others who can sell your work? Bob and Kate will share their experience of over 25 years working within the gallery system. The Gallery-Artist relationship can be complicated, yet highly satisfying and successful, particularly when you can get your questions answered prior to signing a contract. The Burridge’s will be your mentors in this 90 minute session.

The session will include:

  • Players who sell your work
  • Artist-Gallery Relationship 
  • Do you need an Agent?
  • Contracts and Agreements
  • What to Expect
  • Red Flags

Cost: FREE 

Available only in English

About the Presenters

Robert Burridge was an Industrial Designer who, after 25 years in the business, left the corporate world to be a full time, contemporary painter. Today he is a juror for international exhibits, college and national workshop instructor and is the Honorary President of the International Society of Acrylic Painters.

His honors include the Franklin Mint Award and the prestigious Philadelphia Watercolor Society’s Crest Medal for Achievement in the Arts. Bob’s work is featured in many books and magazines, on cruise ships, Starbucks Coffee mugs, Pearl Vodka bottles and on eight commercial tapestries. Burridge’s paintings are sold in galleries worldwide. He has published two books: “Robert Burridge’s Loosen Up and Studio Notes” and “Hot Art Marketing: The Business of Selling your Art.” 

Kate Burridge, has over 20 years experience in international marketing, promotion, and professional presentations. Besides managing her husband Bob Burridge’s art career, Kate is also an author, lecturer and consultant to a long list of art associations and agencies in the United States. Kate developed “Art Marketing: The Business of Selling Your Art,” an eight-week course that she and Robert Burridge taught at Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria, California. She also authored “News Releases: Getting the Media to Work for You,” published by Art Calendar Magazine. Kate and Bob have written for Art Calendar magazine, Fine Arts Magazine and the ISAP (International Society of Acrylic Painters) Newsletter.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.

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