calendar of events

calendar of events

Thank you to our partner SouthCoast Today for providing this Calendar of Events (scroll down to view). Not finding what you’re looking for here? More events can be found at Destination New Bedford.

New Bedford Creative presents Peer-to-Peer Sessions for artists! Register for any of the events below on New Bedford Creative’s Eventbrite. Click here to register for free!

Tuesday, January 10, 1-2pm: “Business Strategies – Freelancer Pay Equity.” Fine art photographer and consultant Denn Santoro will discuss compensation research and explain the various costs freelancers are responsible for. This session will explore how to calculate the real value of freelance pay compared to employee pay with benefits.

Tuesday, January 17, 1-2pm: “Business Strategies – Basic contracts for Artists and Galleries.” Again with Denn Santoro, this session will cover basic, plain language information on what artists should be sure is included in gallery contracts and the need to have contracts when a third party is selling your work.

Tuesdays, February 7, 14, and 21, 1-2pm: Roger Andrews, a first-class freelance illustrator, kicks off three sessions during February with an Introduction to Character Design: “The Good, The Bad and The Fuzzy,” “The Form IS The Function,” and “Make Your View…Askew.”

Tuesday, March 7, 1-2pm: “Planning and Sustainability for Musicians and Audio Arts” with Michael “Mikey Life” Monteiro III, founder and owner of Abstrakt Music, and the Abstrakt Lab. An artist, producer, DJ, engineer, and entrepreneur who splits his time between New Bedford and Los Angeles, he will share strategic planning in the music industry.

Tuesdays, April 4, 11, and 25, 1-2pm: Fine artist Catherine Carter kicks off three sessions focusing on Finding Creative Clarity: “Determining Your Goals,” “Declutter and Get Organized,” and “Moving Forward.” Artists will explore their personal and professional goals by examining their deepest hopes and dreams, and design an action plan to take intentional steps toward their artistic destiny.

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