We’re excited to invite you to our upcoming workshop! Seats are limited! RSVP at tinyurl.com/SalusArtWorkshop
Location: We’ll start the evening with a visit to the Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center (300 S. Washington Sq, Suite 100, Lansing, MI 48933) from 5:30 – 6 PM to view the works on display in the ‘LGBTQ+ Artist in Michigan’ exhibition. You’ll enjoy a guided tour from the Gallery’s Exhibition Director, Katrina Daniels, and Gallery Coordinator, Sarah Hopkins.
After the tour, we’ll head over to the Salus Center (408 S Washington Square, Lansing, MI 48933) for our workshop from 6-7:30. You’re welcome to meet us at the Salus Center at 6pm.
Join us for an exciting opportunity to learn from the experts! In this workshop, Katrina Daniels, Exhibitions Director, and Sarah Hopkins, Gallery Coordinator of Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center, will guide you through the process of navigating calls to artists and putting together a strong application.
Katrina has over ten years of experience in the arts field, specializing in gallery settings and community engagement. At Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center, she oversees over 100 Michigan artists for Gallery exhibitions and public art programs. Katrina has also served as a mentor in the New York Foundation for the Arts Immigrant Artist Mentorship program in Detroit. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Art History & Visual Culture with a minor in Museum Studies and a Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design from Michigan State University.
Sarah is a lifelong artist and lover of the arts. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities from Michigan State University and a certificate in Graphic Design from Lansing Community College. When she isn’t working, she enjoys painting, photography, and spending time outdoors. Sarah regularly sells her own work at events and has supported pop-ups at Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center.
In this workshop, you’ll learn the difference and importance of writing an artist bio and artist statement, how to photograph your work and submit a strong application. You’ll also learn about exhibiting in traditional and non-traditional art environments, and how to prepare your work for galleries, including framing and hardware. Plus, Sarah will share tips on selling your work in festivals and pop-ups, including what to bring, what sells well, and tools/tricks that will make your life easier. Don’t miss out on this opportunity!