Be Smart About Art

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
Fear and Courage: Is risk-taking essential for creativity? A panel discussion with Deborah Lanyon, Jorge Lorenzo-Santana and Sylvie Gormezano Event

While pre-Brexit Britain might seem the worst place to take creative risk, perhaps it’s instead an ideal opportunity to step out and make long-lasting impact… Join us for this month’s #besmartcassart talk for a lively conversation between an artist, curator, collector and gall...

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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