Workshop 1 - Individual Artist Mentoring

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Workshop 1 - Individual Artist Mentoring


Date: Friday 3rd November 2017
Time: Each mentoring session will run for 45 minutes. (10.30am – 4.30pm)
VenueGorey School of Art, Mary Ward Lane, St Michael's Road, Gorey
Price: €10
Max 6 participants

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Workshop Details:

One to one mentoring sessions with artists. Each artist will be asked to submit questions/topics in advance and the session will comprise discussion around your arts practice, promoting yourself/your work, selling your work, approaching galleries.

By the end of each mentoring session artists will have gained knowledge and information to help sustain their practice.  Max 6 participants. You will be assigned a 45 min time slot for the day.

Eamonn Maxwell Biography:

Eamonn Maxwell is a Curator and Cultural Consultant. Since graduating from Camberwell College of Arts, (UK) Maxwell has been involved in over 60 exhibitions in UK, Ireland and Europe, including curating the Irish Pavilion at 2011 Venice Biennale.

Whilst Curator at University of the Arts, London he founded the Emerging Artists Programme which helped to give many artists important exposure to their practice, and he continues to mentor emerging artists in Ireland and internationally.

From 2009 – 2016 he was Director of Lismore Castle Arts, Waterford, one of the most important contemporary art organisations in Ireland, where he curated, exhibited and commissioned work by more than 150 artists. Aside from working with international artists, he has also advised some of the leading contemporary art collectors and has expertise as a board member for not-for-profit organisations.