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Exhibition by Sonia Heyworth, Weston-Super-Mare


LT Gallery opened on Saturday 3rd December as a new space in Weston-Super-Mare for exhibiting art and furniture. The work currently on display is by Laura Tucker with a slideshow of Tomasz Piotrowski's work. Please join us at the preview drinks for an exhibition by Sonia Heyworth on Saturday 10th December 2-4pm. Her exhibition will run until Saturday 7th January 2017. Any artists interested in exhibiting in the future please get in touch.

Artists' talk + networking at Mayfair Gallery Elena Shchukina



#besmartaboutart networkingis a monthly opportunity to meet and develop relationships with artists, curators & other peers and to expand knowledge - creative and professional alike.

In December 2016, we're visiting Gallery Elena Shchukina, a Mayfair space that brings contemporary art to London, with a focus on identifiable or innovative techniques. The gallery, which runs a programme of lectures in conjunction with each show, will be simultaneously staging two solo exhibitions at the time of our event:

Returning Home,an exhibition of ink wash and oil painting by Paris-based Chinese artist Chen Jiang-Hong.

Weaving Threads of Silk, an exhibition of paintings by Shangai-based artist TSAI YuLung.

About the event:

Starting at 6.30pm, we'll start with viewing the shows, in combination with casual networking. At approximately 7.00pm, Gallery Director Elena Shchukina will give a talk on the art programme and will also provide a brief tour of the exhibitions. After the talk and tour have concluded, everyone will segway into mingling with Be Smart About Art's popular networking tips.



A BSAA Members' event, non-members are welcome to attend once prior to committing to join Be Smart About Art.

Book your ticket here, and we'll look forward to meeting you and hearing about what you do, too!

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Refund Policy: Refunds are available up to 48 hours prior to the event taking place. Please direct any questions

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Out Of Nature sculpture show 2017 calling for applications


Out Of Nature is a large biannual sculpture show set in formal gardens on the Welsh borders to celebrate our link with nature and raise funds for The Cart Shed. We are calling for applications for the next one, in October 2017. The deadline is January 20th, 2017, and application forms can be found

Upcoming deadline: Public Art Commission for Priors Hall Park


Last chance to submit letters of interest for this paid opportunity:

Please read the the full artists brief avaialable this linkand send letters of interest along with a CV to including:

  • Details about your relevant previous work (including images)
  • Experience of working in and responding to public spaces and communities
  • Information about how you would respond to this commission, including initial ideas

Deadline: 11th December (this Sunday)

Total artist's budget: 15,000
Artist Fee 3,000-5,000 (excl VAT)
Materials/Production/Installation 10,000-12,000 (excl VAT)

Shortlisted artists will be asked to make a site visit in January for which there is a500 artist's fee (excluding VAT, including travel).

Watercolour - drawing from nature - spring sketchbook



On this course you will learn to draw and paint natural objects - flowers, trees, foliage etc. You will focus on using different materials to capture the forms, shapes and colours of Spring You will learn colour mixing, colour theory and composition. You will use various materials to create your studies including watercolour, pastel and pencil.

Location: Adult Education Centre
100 Granville Park, Lewisham
SE13 7DU

Starts: 10 January 2017
Ends: 21 March 2017
Number of weeks 10
Day of the week: Tuesday
Between: 1pm and 3pm
Cost: 110.00 (full), 60.00 (reduced), 60.00 (concession)

You can enrol with us over the phonebycalling020 8314 6959TuesdaytoThursday10am4pmandFriday10am3pmif you are paying by credit or debit card.

For more information visit

How to Cut Through - Profile & Digital Marketing for Artists



A day course packed with information designed to help you promote yourself and your work


1: Cutting Through in a Crowded Space

9.45 AM - 1 PM

Learn how to navigate the art world effectively, build your reputation, sell work through galleries, and fund your next project.

The morning is led by visual arts producer Kath Cockshaw who has worked with emerging, mid-career and high profile artists since 1998. Each section is designed to help you realise specific goals, supported by the afternoon workshop:

  • Your Route to Success: Identify what you want to achieve, where you want your work to appear, tools and steps you need to get there

  • Mapping Today's Art World: This workshop gives a birds-eye view of types of display, sales spaces on and off-line, how to access them

  • Show and Sell: Get the low-down on working with galleries, art fairs, marketing representatives, learn to manage your/ their expectations

  • Funding Your Next Step: Consider options for funding your next project, learn secrets of successful crowdfunding.


2: Social Media Workshop

2 PM 5 PM

Build confidence and make social media work for you. Learn vital skills youll need to promote your work from experienced marketing professionals.

This three hour workshop, designed for beginners/ intermediate level users will be delivered by digital marketing professionals Sean Buchan and Chris Bettles.The session will enable you to become proficient with social media so that it becomes an enjoyable part of your creative process.

Assuming basic knowledge, we will teach you how to:

  • Build confidence online with sound advice and hands on practice to develop your skills

  • Discover which platforms are best for you, how to use them effectively and efficiently and how to have fun along the way

  • Learn how to develop an authentic voice online, get noticed by the right people, engage with relevant audiences, and create interesting content to promote you and your work.


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