Getting a Grip: Art & Business Workshop with Lori Ryan

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Do you want to be a professional artist but don’t know how to jump in? Getting a grip on the business of art will help pave the way to a successful career. This course will provide the awareness, knowledge and tools for practical application and will prepare you for issues that may come up as you develop your practice. Ideal for artists at any stage of their careers, we will discuss approaching a gallery, contracts, copyright, taxes, insurance, self-promotion, websites and social media, press releases, artist resume, pricing, documenting your work, grant writing, portfolio prep and reviews. Beginner and Beyond

Tuition: $335 (lunch is included)
Studio/Materials Fee: $10
Registration Fee: $30*
 (listed as "shipping" in cart) *Members use coupon code WAIVEFEE at check-out


A native of Scranton, PA, Lori Ryan is a photographer and artist who has settled in the Pocono Mountain region of Northeastern, PA. She received an AFA from Keystone College and a BFA in Photography from Tyler School of Art. Her career led her to NYC where she became a Photo Editor in both the publishing and stock photography industries. Her photographs have appeared in national magazines such as Field and Stream and Woman's World, and her fine art work has been exhibited in New York, NY, Cambridge, MA, Trenton, NJ, Scranton, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and notably, The State Museum of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg, PA. Over the last 16 years, Lori has dedicated her time to her family, raising her two children while building her portrait and commercial business, Lori Ryan Photography. For the last decade she was an Adjunct Instructor in the Turock School of Visual Arts of Keystone College, La Plume, PA. Currently, Lori is Curator of the Art Gallery, Three Hammers Winery and is Co-Director of the Camerawork Gallery, Scranton, PA.

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