VANL-CARFAC’s Professional Development Workshops Series Returns to Corner Brook January 21 and 22, 2012

Visual Artists Newfoundland and Labrador is pleased to announce that we are bringing the newest installment of our Professional Development Workshops Series back to Corner Brook with two workshops for visual artists. Facilitated by Andrew Draskoy, these sessions will be a combination of presentation and hands-on workshop.

The workshops:

Artists’ Websites: A foundation in designing your own artists ’website, including an overview of different formats for artists’ sites and different frameworks with which to create your site, how to plan and organize your content, tips on selling your work on-line, ways to get your website noticed, and more.

Getting the Word Out: Publicity and Media for Artists: This workshop will help you to get the word out about your work. Learn about how to write a press release, how to pitch an article, how to properly document your work, about using Facebook, Twitter and other new media to help boost your profile, and more.

Artists’ Websites will take place on Saturday, January 21st noon – 3 pm, and Getting the Word Out: Publicity and Media will follow on Sunday, January 22nd, noon – 3 pm. Both workshops will take place in room FA223 on the Grenfell Campus

Each workshop is $20 for members/$10 for student members, or $35/$15 for both workshops.

Non-members rates are $70 for one workshop/$85 for both, $25/$30 for students (includes 1-year membership in VANL-CARFAC).

Registration is limited so sign up quickly! Pre-register to save your spot in the workshop by using our secure Paypal links below or by contacting the VANL-CARFAC office at, or1 (877) 738-7303 for more information.


Both Workshops


Single Workshop – Publicity and Media for Artists


Single Workshop – Artists’ Websites



*Both of these workshops are supported by the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA).