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Professional Development for Artists

Banyule's regular series of professional development opportunities for artists.

Banyule professional development series is brought to you by Pinpoint - Banyule's Creative Map.

Focusing on the arts as a valid and attainable career path, these workshops and forums aim to give Banyule's creative community valuable skills to help navigate the arts world.

Previous professional development sessions

Tax for Artists
with Ewan Lowenstein, Director at Lowensteins Arts Management

Tuesday 28 June, 6.30 pm - 7.30 pm
Hatch Contemporary Arts Space, 14 Ivanhoe Parade, Ivanhoe 

Learn more about GST, business registration, tax deductions and effective book keeping in this seminar designed especially for artists and creatives. 

Exhibition Installation 101
With Stephanie Neoh, Art Curator and Joseph Dawson, Art Technician at Title/Untitled 

Thursday 30 June 2016, 6.30 pm - 7.30 pm
Hatch Contemporary Arts Space, 14 Ivanhoe Parade, Ivanhoe

Learn the ins and outs of installing an art exhibition, from the preparation phase, to the technical aspects of physical installing & de-installing your work. A must for anyone thinking about considering holding an exhibition. 

Writing for Artists
With Christina Lew, PR consultant and freelance writer/blogger at Miss Rosanna and Jessica Velasquez, director and founder of CANVAS & CO. 

Tuesday 05 July 2016, 6. 30 pm - 8.00 pm
Hatch Contemporary Arts Space, 14 Ivanhoe Parade, Ivanhoe

Local creatives Christina Lew and Jessica Velasquez will lead a workshop on writing for a range of audiences. They will cover topics such as finding your voice, self-publishing, attracting and keeping new readers, pitching stories and writing successful media releases, artists’ bios, statements and proposals. 

Collaborative Practice Forum
With Andy Miller, General Manager at Multicultural Arts Victoria, and Margaret Young, President at Thou Art Mum

Thursday 07 July 2016,  6. 30 pm - 8.00 pm
Hatch Contemporary Arts Space, 14 Ivanhoe Parade, Ivanhoe 

Join the discussion on how to collaborate successfully across differences and similarities, with best practice examples given by Multicultural Arts Victoria and local art collective Thou Art Mum.

Exploring Creative Practice 
With Helen Lucas, Writer and Convenor of Nillumbik Courthouse Readings 

Tuesday 12 July 2016,  6. 30 pm - 8.00 pm
Hatch Contemporary Arts Space, 14 Ivanhoe Parade, Ivanhoe 

This session will explore creative practice -writing, performance, the use of different media to present the written word, exhibition, and developing a community of practice. 

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