Getting your Sh*t

TogetherMaking Life better for artists

A workshop with Karen Atkinson & Chris Reynolds

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GYST-Ink is an artist-run company providing information, technology and solutions created by artists for artists. Our mission is to support artists and arts organizations with an integrated mix of software, services and information in order to keep artists working. GYST–Ink is dedicated to empowering and educating artists so that they can develop sustainable and successful careers on their own terms.

Spearheaded by Karen Atkinson, GYST-Ink has been the leading resource for professional practice, art advice and art business services in Southern California for over ten years, helping thousands of artists from all over America get on the road to career success. Founded in 2000 by Karen Atkinson as a software company, GYST’s products and services now include professional practices software, a blog, a newsletter, career development workshops, artist resume and statement reviewing, document and artwork documentation and archiving, a Skills Bank, web development, and consulting services.

What we’ll cover in the workshop:

  • How to Get Sh*t Done
  • How to present yourself and talk about your work.
  • Exhibition Venues and what to expect
  • Approaching Galleries
  • Basic Business Issues for Artists
  • How to Raise Money
  • Independent Artist Projects
  • Getting the Word Out

Schedule for the day:

10 Begin
10 – 12 Presentations
12 – 12:45 Lunch
1 – 4:30 PM Presentation ( We will have a brief break time: 2:30 – 2:45)
4:45 – 5:30 PM Drinks & Networking


October 25, 2014

10 – 5:30 PM


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