January 24, February 7, and February 21, 2013, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
The Bakehouse Art Complex, BAC, presents a three part interactive series where art enthusiasts can learn the ins and outs of becoming collectors in today’s art market. Each session will be followed by guided studio tours which will allow guest to visit with BAC resident artists in their working studios. Denise Gerson, former Associate Director of the Lowe Art Museum and independent curator, will moderate panel discussions on the select Thursday evenings beginning January 24 with Emerge as a Collector, followed by Find the Artist, Make Your Purchase! on February 7, and Now What? Collections Management on February 21. All panels will take place from 6pm to 8pm at the BAC.
The BAC, South Florida’s premiere center for emerging and mid-career artists, provides a unique setting where gallery exhibitions are presented alongside the artist studio, giving guests the opportunity to put into practice all they have learned during the talks.
Emerge as a Collector
Thursday, January 24, 2013, 6-8pm
Topics include: What to collect; price point; concentrate your interest; where to look; and envisioning your collection.
Moderator: Denise Gerson, Panelists: Luky Cancio, Sheila Elias, Vivian Pfeiffer
Find the Artist, Make Your Purchase!
Thursday, February 7, 2013, 6-8pm
Topics include: Research; connecting with professionals; visiting galleries and shows; artist selection; pricing and negotiation; and when to engage a professional dealer.
Moderator: Denise Gerson, Panelists*: Bernice Steinbaum, *additional panelists pending confirmation
Now What? Collections Management
Thursday, February 21, 2013, 6-8pm
Topics include: getting the work home; where and how to display it; outgrowing your space; collections management; and sending work out on loan.
Moderator: Denise Gerson, Panelists: Jason Hedges, Dora Valdes-Fauli, Sherry Zambrano
Admission is free for BAC Members at the Benefactor Level and above, $20 for BAC Members, $25 for general public, $60 for all three-panels (discounted rate). Space is limited, kindly RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bakehouse Art Complex
561 NW 32nd Street
Miami, FL 33127