VAI Professional Development Workshops in County Wexford

Wexford County Council in partnership with Creative Ireland, Visual Artist Ireland and Gorey School of Arts is delivering a series of Professional Development Workshops in County Wexford during Spring 2019. This is open to artists from across the country with special rates available to Wexford based artists. It is advised to book early as places are limited.

These professional development training workshops support artists in their practice and aim to address artists’ specific business needs working in a professional environment. Workshops will cover areas such as marketing, securing funding, managing your accounts and individual mentoring sessions.

HOW TO APPLY FOR FUNDING WITH NEVA ELLIOTT
Date: 4 March 2019
Time: 14:00 – 17:00
Location: LEO Training Room, County Hall, Wexford
Fee: €100 (general admission) / €20 (Wexford based artists)
For further details see visualartists.ie.

MANAGING YOUR ACCOUNTS WITH GABY SMYTH
Date: 1 April 2019
Time: 10:30 – 13:30
Location: LEO Training Room, County Hall, Wexford
Fee: €100 (general admission) / €20 (Wexford based artists)
For further details see visualartists.ie

HOW TO PRESENT YOU AND YOUR WORK – DIGITAL MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS WITH EMMA DWYER
Date: 4 February 2019
Time: 10:00 – 17:00
Location: Gorey School of Arts
Fee: €100 (general admission) / €20 (Wexford based artists)
For further details see visualsartists.ie

VISUAL ARTISTS CAFÉ
Find out about supports for visual artists in your local area. Learn about current events and news from the visual arts world and hear from fellow artists in your area about their work and directions that they are exploring.

Date: 29 April 2019
Time: 10:00 – 16:00
Free: Free
Information clinic and workshops style event. The morning session includes presentations by Liz Burns (Wexford County Arts Officer), Paul Carter (Director of Gorey School of Arts) and VAI representative on opportunities for Wexford artists, locally, regionally and nationally. The afternoon session will include a ‘Show & Tell’ event. This is a fast-paced presentation by up to 10 artists on their current work, areas of interest, or concepts that they are currently exploring in their practice. The format is also open to curators, writers, and artistic directors to show their current ideas or modes of engagement.