Event: Portfolio Surgeries for Contemporary Visual Artists

Date: 18th Feb 2017, 11:00am until 5:00pm
Venue: Castlefield Gallery Price: £8 / £6

CIT partners with Castlefield Gallery to offer a day of portfolio sessions for contemporary visual artists with leading art professionals. Book now for a session to get feedback for your work and/or get advice on progressing your development as an artist. There are 18 one-to-one sessions available, each 45 minutes long.

The portfolio viewers are:

– Thomas Dukes, Curator at Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool

– Patricia Fleming, Director of Patricia Fleming Projects, Glasgow

– Matthew Pendergast, Curator at Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

With the guidance of the viewers, all participants will create an action plan that we may use to monitor your progress.

Portfolio sessions are one-to-one and 45-minutes in length. Artists can bring their portfolio either in digital format on a laptop or in 2D format – maximum A1 size.

To apply email info@creativeindustriestrafford.org with a brief description of your practice, an out line of what you achieve from a portfolio session (up to 50 words), with web links if applicable.

Cost: £8 / £6 concessions or CG Associate members 

With the guidance of the viewers, all participants will create a simple action plan which we may use to monitor your progress. Bring your portfolio (either in digital format on a laptop or in 2D format – maximum A1 size) for an intensive one-to-one 45 minute session to discuss your work and routes forward with your art career.

So whether you are after critical feedback or career development advice, email info@creativeindustriestrafford.org with what you want to gain from a portfolio session, (up to 50 words) and a brief description of your work and we’ll try to match your request.

The surgeries take place at Castlefield Gallery, 2 Hewitt St, Manchester M15 4GB.