Professional Development workshop for visual artists of all levels, looking to navigate the industry and advance their creative careers.
About this Event
Does it feel like your creative career is going in circles? Feeling uninspired and unsure? No energy to tackle the ‘boring’ admin side of your work? Maybe you’re feeling disconnected from the industry and your own practise?
Don’t worry – you’re not the only one!
This Professional Development workshop is for visual artists of all levels, looking to advance their skill set, navigate the industry and further their creative careers.
From marketing to networking, pricing to pitching, representation to organisation. Kate O’Neill and Steve Macleod, will delve into the grey areas of being a professional creative, unpack your creative career and equip you with a tailored action plan to set your career on the right trajectory.
- Admin Strategies
- Pro Representation
- Marketing & Social Media Hacks
- Connection Session
- Tailored Action Plan For Each Participant
Get unstuck, up-skill , connect with some like minded folk and advance your professional practise.
An award winning photographic artist and Creative Director based in London, Steve has been at the forefront of photographic imaging for over twenty five years, collaborating with a vast network of clients and developing new and innovative photographic printing practices.
Steve is currently a Director at Metro Imaging which is recognised as one of Europe’s most reputable photographic production companies. As well as Deputy Chairman for QEST, a charity dedicated to supporting excellence in British craftsmanship.
Steve has dedicated much of his life to education and professional practice, he is currently Visiting Professor at University of Suffolk; he runs a successful mentorship programme and collaborates with several charities, especially those working in the mental health and art therapy sectors.
Steve is also a practicing artist with works held in private and public collections and is represented by Black Box Gallery in London.
Founding Director of The Visual Loop, Kate has worked in the visual arts industry across the UK and Ireland for over 15 years, carving out a robust career include managing the renowned Brighton Photo Fringe , founding The Old Girls Club – a platform supporting women and non-binary individuals within the visual arts – and Marketing Manager at Metro Imaging, London.
This work as enabled her to work with emerging and established artists as well as create campaigns and events with leading organisations like Tate Modern, National History Museum, The Photographers Gallery, Life Framer, Gallery of Photography Ireland, Accumulate London, Photo London, and Instagram UK.
With a strong interest in social engagement and sustainability through visual art, her work is focused mainly on exhibitions, festivals, fairs, mentorship, professional development talks, creative marketing and professional partnerships.