Getting Your Art Into the Retail Environment Series

DateMay 7 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Time06:30 pm - 09:00 pm

Location 10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States

Member's Price $90

Non-Member's Price $110



Event details

This is an online class only

Series Description: In this 3 session workshop series, Artist Pamela Joy Trow will introduce participants to the promising world of wholesaling, a lucrative venture that holds the potential to significantly bolster their creative enterprises. Delve into the transformation of artistic creations into marketable products, subsequently tapping into the thriving landscape of brick-and-mortar retail environments. Experience the rewards of widening your audience base, establishing a prominent presence in the industry, and fostering a steady stream of income, all through the power of successful wholesale strategies.

5/7: Demystifying Wholesale for Artists & Makers offers an essential introductory workshop, providing insights into the fundamentals of wholesaling and navigating the art industry’s retail landscape. This informative session delves into crucial topics, including the key components of a marketable product, audience identification, effective marketing strategies, indispensable tools for wholesaling, pricing methodologies, and valuable techniques for discovering, approaching, and maintaining relationships with retailers.

5/14 : Transforming Your Art into A Product Line is tailored to empower artists in envisioning their creations as distinctive and sought-after wholesale commodities. This comprehensive
program encompasses various critical aspects, including generating innovative product concepts, sourcing optimal supplies and services, and implementing pricing strategies for sustainable profitability. Prior to the workshop, participants are encouraged to submit samples of their artwork no later than a week in advance. Using these submissions, Pamela will demonstrate how to integrate art into diverse product categories, illuminating the boundless opportunities available. Please be aware that while not all submissions may receive direct feedback, the collective insights shared will undoubtedly benefit all participants.

5/21: Card Biology: Dissecting the Making of a Greeting Card Line is designed to offer a comprehensive exploration of the intricate process involved in creating a flourishing line of greeting cards. With their universal appeal, greeting cards serve as an ideal avenue for artists aiming to break into the wholesale market. Leveraging the untapped potential of their existing artwork collection, artists can uncover a promising avenue for additional revenue. This workshop delves into the critical aspects of ideation, technical mechanics, efficient production techniques, effective pricing strategies, and the nuances of marketing a lucrative greeting card line. Participants can expect to gain invaluable insights and practical guidance, equipping them with the necessary tools to navigate and excel in the vibrant greeting card industry.

Single class options available during registration process.

This series is ONLINE, the link will be sent to you the day before the first class.