Be Smart About Art

Trash or Treasure? The role and value of studio drawings today: A talk with Tim Wright, a prize-winning artist, TV presenter and lecturer Event

Do you LOVE drawing / FEAR drawing / have armfuls of studies and works on paper that you feel have a value… but aren’t sure how best to share them with the world? Join us for this month’s #BeSmartCassArt talk, to explore the value of drawings for artists, gallerists and collec...

London events
Online Workshop: Getting a gallery to love you Event

Ah, first love, full of pristine walls and perfectly positioned lighting. True love may seem easier to find than gallery representation, but this talk (from a former gallerist) will give the low-down on the high- brow, focusing on how to identify a gallery you’ll be happy to work with ...

Online courses + Webinars
Talk, Showcase + Networking at Store Street Framing Event

#besmartaboutart networking is a monthly opportunity presented by Be Smart About Art to meet artists, curators & other art world peers, view exhibitions and spaces, and expand knowledge – creative and professional alike!   In December, we’re visiting Store Street Framing to...

London events
"Browsing, or looking for something?" The impact of asking smart questions. Post

“Are you browsing or looking for something particular?” asked the friendly Eastern European man who works at a local antiques shop at the weekend. I responded with, “browsing, thank you,” and thought to myself, “What a smart question!” He left me to have a lo...

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Building a community (and having fun while at it) Post

Not long ago, I met an artist who has lived for the last couple of years in my new-to-me hometown. During that conversation, I joked that I’d developed more of a community in three months than in six years in a London village (many people consider the UK capital to be comprised of multipl...

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