Workshops are free to attend for ArtSpan Artists Members.
Members are provided a Member Event Code to apply their membership discount.  CHECK YOUR ARTIST OPPORTUNITIES EMAIL from ARTSPAN OR CONTACT INFO@ARTSPAN.ORG TO HAVE YOUR MEMBERSHIP VALIDATED AND RECEIVE THIS CODE. 

Non-members of the General Public are welcome to join these events for a $20 single-event fee or become an Artist Member to attend all our Artist Programs throughout the year for the annual fee of $50.    

Please e-mail dianne@artspan.org with suggestions for new topics that you are interested in learning more about! 

upcoming 2021 workshops

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Muralist panel discussion
DATE: TUESDAY,  june 22, 2021, 6:30PM-8:00PM

LOCATION:​ Online Via Zoom
Register to attend HERE

DESCRIPTION: Hear from a panel of experienced muralists what every artist should know before taking on a mural project. ArtSpan presents a "round table" discussion with 6 outstanding Bay Area muralists moderated by Artist Services Manager, Dianne Hoffman. These artists have been selected to discuss their personal experiences and share helpful insights for aspiring professional muralists.
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Selling Art Online
DATE: TUESDAY,  August 24, 2021, 6:00PM-8:00PM

LOCATION:​ Online Via Zoom
Register to attend HERE

DESCRIPTION: Selling your art can already feel very daunting for many artists and if you add to the equation the world of social media, online marketplaces and online galleries this whole process can feel even more overwhelming and confusing. Guest presenter and art coach, Martha Zlatar will discuss the most common misconceptions artists have about selling art online; how to build and nurture your mailing list so you create meaningful relationships that can lead to sales; key features that your website needs to have in order to generate sales and grow your following; how to create compelling content that tells your story and grabs your audience attention; and marketing strategies used by artists who are successfully selling their art online.
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Share Your Artistic Vision With Better Portfolio Language
Date: Tuesday, november 16, 2021 6:30-8pm

LOCATION: Online via Zoom
Register to attend HERE

Art has the power to speak directly to our hearts, but as artists we sometimes need to convey our ideas into words as well. Jessica Gardner of Artglish is a language coach with a background in both art and ESL (English as a second language). In this interactive workshop, she’ll share strategies to help you make your portfolio language more accurate, engaging, and organized so you can confidently write and speak about your creative vision. Participants are encouraged to have a digital jpeg image of their artwork to screen share via zoom with fellow attendees.

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"Sincerely, I am so grateful for the presentations and support that ArtSpan provides to novice artist getting their feet shuffling in a positive direction."  - Artist  Joyce Poole

Pictured above: John Kraft leading an ArtSpan Artist Workshop