Education Seminars & Workshops

PAST

April 28, 2021 (online) Growing Organic Traffic

Speaker:  Marjolyn van der Hart

Learn the ins and outs of keywords, SEO, hashtags and content strategy to build the organic growth of your website and social media.

April 14, 2021 (online) Grants for Artists Seminar

Speaker: Peter Kingstone

Learn how to apply for a Toronto Art Council Grant

March 29, 2021 (online) How to Sell  – An Art Launch Playbook for an Online Sale

Speaker: Marjolyn van der Hart 

Learn how to create a unique online event to sell art.

March 24, 2021 (online) How Safe is Your Studio? Health and Safety for Artists

Speaker: John Deal

How Safe is Your Studio?  Health & Safety for Artists will help you develop a safe and healthy working practice in your studio. You may be inadvertently  exposing yourself  to  toxic and potentially harmful chemicals and situations as you create your artworks.  What are the hazards and what can you do to eliminate or reduce their impact by adjusting your practices and environment?

Feb. 24, 2021 (online) Back by Popular Demand! Building your Online Art Business

Speaker: Marjolyn van der Hart 

This seminar will update your knowledge of  websites, ecommerce and provide you with the tools to build your art business online. Artist, digital marketer and Artists’ Network Board member, Marjolyn van der Hart will reprise a condensed version of the sessions from last spring with new tips and tricks to help you succeed online.  

Jan. 20 ,2021 (online) Level Up, Ladder Up

Spekers: Artists’ Network Board members

How do you become involved in our artist led network?  The Artists’ Network is your Ladder ꟷ we help artists level up their skill set to thrive and succeed in the Toronto market. Our goal is to share with you our ideas in generating a program that provides you the educational resources, tools, and opportunities to show, share and sell your art.

Nov. 11, 2020- (online) Packaging & Shipping Art

Speakers: Mark Starling, Managing Director, PACART and Kate Taylor, Professional Artist, Chair of Artists’ Network

This seminar aims  to provide participants, like you, with a broad understanding of the process, so that in the future you will be able to organize the transport of your works with the least disruption, and your artwork arrives in one piece!.

October 20 & 22, 2020- (online) Branding & Art: How to Communicate to Your Buyer Effectively?

Workshop Leader: Marjolyn van der Hart,VDH Digital
We are inviting you to be part of this Interactive 2 day workshop that will help find the words and language to speak directly to your buyer. This workshop is to help you with the marketing content you need to attract your followers and make them fans of your work..

 

September 1,  2020 (online) –  ArtWalk iin the Square Online Store Bootcamp

Speakers: Angela Lane, Professional Artist, Director ArtWalks, Artists’ Network and Kate Taylor, Professional Artist, Chair of Artists’ Network

To help you navigate your storefront, we are hosting a walk through and Q&A on the Eventeny platform. As well, we want you to get the best experience and have outlined a number of online marketing resources and opportunities for you!

 

June, July, August 2020 – (online) Artist Roundtables

In these uncertain times we need each other more than ever. What a better time to meet fellow Artists’ Network members. Share online strategies, discuss your art practice and talk about life.

Bi-weekly or once a month we will host 1-hour “Artist Roundtables” on the Zoom video conferencing platform, consisting of small “pods” of artists.

 

June 2020 (online) – Professional Practice

Speaker: Nicole Collins

 

June 2020 (online) – Sharing Your Art Story

Speakers: Charmaine Lurch , visual artist and Nathalie Bertin, visual artist

 

June 11, 2020 (online) – Riverdale ONLINE ArtWalk MARKETING BOOTCAMP

Panel: Zoey Zoric, visual artists and visual artist, Moderator Marjolyn van der Hart, Professional Artists, Director Social Marketing Artists’ Network
Learn how to activate your social media for success!

 

June 2,  2020 (online) – Riverdale  ArtWalk Online Store Bootcamp

Speakers: Angela Lane, Professional Artist, Director ArtWalks, Artists’ Network and Kate Taylor, Professional Artist, Chair of Artists’ Network

To help you navigate your storefront, we are hosting a walk through and Q&A on the Eventeny platform. As well, we want you to get the best experience and have outlined a number of online marketing resources and opportunities for you!

 

June 2020 (online) – Paid Social Media

Speaker: Marjolyn van der Hart,VDH Digital

 

May 2020 (online) – Organic Social Media

Speaker: Marjolyn van der Hart,VDH Digital

 

May 2020 (online) – Optimization for E-commerce

Speaker: Marjolyn van der Hart,VDH Digital

 

May 2020 (online) – Websites for Selling Art

Speaker: Marjolyn van der Hart,VDH Digital

 

Feb 2020 – Writing for Artists

Speaker: Marjolyn van der Hart,VDH Digital

 

Jan 2020 – Grow Your Art Career!

Panel with Johanna Reynolds, Marnie Mandel, Jennifer Wigmore,