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The Business of Art: Pricing and Portfolio Review Workshop

  • Candita Clayton Gallery - Hope Artiste Village 999 main st. suite 105 Pawtucket,RI United States (map)

In-Person Workshop on Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 from 10 AM-3:00 PM at Candita Clayton Gallery Pawtucket Rhode Island

What they don’t teach you in art school about pricing, working with galleries and making a living as a full-time artist.

Join Candita Clayton, gallery owner and art dealer to learn the business and professional skills that are necessary to achieve a successful career as an artist. Whether you are a practicing artist or professional artist you will find exploring the less discussed business side of art beneficial to developing a viable income from your work.

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Gallerist Candita Clayton, is dedicated to discovering and promoting emerging and mid-to-late career artists through the Candita Clayton Gallery an influential presence in the Rhode Island art community. Candita has over 10 years of experience as an art dealer and gallery owner as well as curating six designer showrooms throughout New England.

Your registration includes the workshop, personalized portfolio review (when submitted by 10/25/19) and a catered lunch provided by Seven Stars Bakery

This workshop is for you if

  • You are seeking valuable feedback on your current portfolio.

  • You want to earn a living as a full-time artist and not have to struggle to sell your work.

  • You want to be able to confidently price your art without worrying that you’ve Underpriced or overpriced your work.

  • You want to make consistent sales of your artwork and get representation in reputable galleries

  • You want feedback from a successful gallery owner with over 10 years in the business representing dozens of artists in mediums that include, painting, sculpture, glass, photography, ceramics, and printmaking. 

  • You want to understand the fine points of contracts and agreements with galleries; the business side of being an artist.

In this workshop, we will cover…

  • The Candita Clayton Pricing Strategy so that you have a go-to method to accurately price your work appropriate to the market.

  • How to present and pitch your portfolio to galleries so that you get more opportunities for representation.

  • How to identify the right galleries to feature your work so that you get more sales.

  • Developing and fostering relationships with the right galleries so that your work gets in front of appropriate collectors and buyers.

Also, you will….

  • Receive personalized feedback on your portfolio from Candita Clayton so that you know exactly how gallery owners are viewing your work.

  •  Connect and network including an opportunity to submit your work for the Crit. 

  • Have your work considered to be featured in Candita Clayton Gallery.


  • Where is the gallery located?

    Hope artiste village, suite 105, 999 main st., pawtucket, ri 

  • Will the catered lunch include vegetarian/vegan options?


  • How many seats are available for this workshop?

    Space is limited to 15 Participants

  • What if I miss the portfolio submission deadline?

    You will still be able to submit your portfolio but will miss out on the comprehensive feedback of submitting by October 25th. 

  • What if I can’t make it to the workshop? (Refund policy)

    A full refund will be issued if you cancel within 14 days of the workshop.  

    Early Registration includes comprehensive portfolio review and feedback by October 25th.