Format: Preparing your Portfolio + Professional Writing for your Website

Delivered by a Format Expert, these workshops will look at preparing your portfolio and professional writing for your website.

Format: Preparing your Portfolio + Professional Writing for your Website

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Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 9:00am to 12:30pm

Delivered by a Format Expert, these workshops will look at preparing your portfolio and professional writing for your website.

RSVP to reserve a spot

 

Preparing your Portfolio: ART

Thursday, February 20, 9:00 - 10:30 AM

This presentation and demo will discuss the elements needed not only for building a successful online portfolio, but also how to present and promote your work to align with your goals beyond OCADU. Lead by Stanzie Tooth, a professional artist, former gallery director and Format Portfolio Specialist, this presentation will focus on fine art portfolios and ideas for promoting a fine art practice.

After the initial presentation, a demonstration will be given on the Format web building platform, showing students how to build their portfolios. Students are encouraged to bring their laptops to follow along with the demonstration and to ask questions specific to their Format sites.

 

Professional Writing for your Website

Thursday, February 20, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Learn to write about your practice for your professional website. This presentation will look at: “about me” statements, bios, artist statements, CVs and more.

Through this presentation students will; learn about essential writing for their website, help to frame their thinking about their goals for their practice, and how to relate these goals through their professional writing.

 

Please select tickets for each workshop you plan to attend.

Note: These sessions are only available to OCAD U students and alumni.

Venue & Address: 
Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers, Level 3, 115 McCaul Street, OCAD University
Website: 
http://bit.ly/FormatFeb2020

How to Build an Online Store for your Creative Practice

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

How to Build an Online Store for your Creative Practice
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Followed by one-on-one site reviews
Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers, Level 3, 115 McCaul St.
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Do you want to sell your work online? This workshop will look at all of the administrative and technical aspects of building an online store using your Format website. In addition to the technical aspects of the store, the workshop will introduce essential administrative skills like: dos and don’ts of selling your work online, “work-back” schedules for delivering on a deadline, online mailing lists and more.

Delivered by Stanzie Tooth. Stanzie is a Format Expert, supporting Format users to achieve professional creative success using their online portfolios, and holds a BFA from OCAD U (2007) and an MFA from the University of Ottawa (2015).

Participants are encouraged to bring their laptops as there will be a sign up for one-on-one site reviews following the presentation.

Venue & Address: 
Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers Level 3, 115 McCaul St, OCAD University
Website: 
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/how-to-build-an-online-store-for-your-creative-practice-registration-79063163049