ArtSpan produces workshops and discussions to aid artists with the professional side of their art practice. These events are free for all current ArtSpan Artist Members. A $20 suggested donation is requested of the General Public non-member attendees. No one is turned away for lack of funds.    

Please e-mail [email protected] with suggestions for new topics that you are interested in learning more about! Upcoming workshops will be listed here

View recorded workshops videos here

*Please note, not all workshops are recorded. 

2020 Workshop Schedule

Curating, Installation & presentation  
Date: Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 6:30pm-8:00pm

LOCATION:​ SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan Street, SF, CA

DESCRIPTION: This unique workshop is presented by Matt Mckinley of Mckinley Art Solutions along with Artist & Art-in-Neighborhoods coordinator, Shane Izykowski.  Shane and Matt will provide live demonstrations and will speak on the significance of preparation, safety, longevity and professionalism when presenting your work.  Each will offer insider tips, shortcuts, secret weapons, and work-arounds in a fun, interactive presentation. 
RSVP HERE

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Pricing Your Art
Date: Tuesday, August 18, 2020, 6:30pm-8:00pm

LOCATION:​ SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan Street, SF, CA

DESCRIPTION: Join ArtSpan Artist Joshua Coffy for an insightful workshop about pricing your artwork. We'll explore various techniques for pricing and discuss the pros and cons for each. Attendees are welcome to share success stories and join the collective art-pricing brainstorm.
RSVP HERE

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The Inner & Outer Game of Selling your art
Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 6:o0pm-8:00pm

LOCATION:​ SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan Street, SF, CA

DESCRIPTION: Are you confused about what to do or say when someone walks into your studio to look at your work? Do you frequently wonder how the art sales process works and how to do it right? If you answered YES to any of these questions then guest speaker, ArtMatch Coach Martha Zlatar, says that this workshop is for you! *NOTE: This event begins at 6pm (earlier than our usual workshops) to accommodate the extensive content of valuable information.
RSVP HERE

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Applying for grants & residencies
Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 6:30pm-8:00pm

LOCATION:​ TBA

DESCRIPTION: Presented by guest speaker, artist Cheryl Derricotte, this workshop is designed for artists, writers and other creative professionals who seek time and money to pursue their artistic projects.

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Pictured above: John Kraft leading an ArtSpan Artist Workshop