Location:Alberta College Of Art + Design, Stanford Perrott Lecture Theatre, 1407 14 Avenue Northwest, Calgary, AB, Canada

Upcoming events

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    10-18-18 1:00 pm - 10-18-18 1:30 pm

    Hello ACAD students!

    The ACAD Students’ Association (ACADSA) invites you to participate in Show + Sale, our semi-annual art market! Each sale attracts over 1,500 customers and provides emerging artists with an opportunity to showcase and sell their professional work in a public retail setting. The upcoming sale will be held November 22-24, 2018.

    More information available at www.acadsa.ca/show-sale/

    How Can You Participate?

    Registration for Show + Sale is a two-step process.

    Step 1: All students interested in participating in the Fall Show + Sale must register through the online form before midnight on Thursday, October 18, 2018.

    The form can be found at: https://form.jotform.com/ACADSA/show-sale-fall-2018

    Step 2: Students who have not participated in a previous Show + Sale are required to attend a mandatory workshop designed to introduce them to the policies and procedures of Show + Sale. The workshop will be held in the Stanford Perrott Lecture Theatre and attendance is taken. Please let us know before the event if you are unable to attend.

    Fall 2018 Show + Sale Info Session
    Thursday, October 18, 2018 | 1-1:30 pm
    Stanford Perrott Lecture Theatre

    This workshop will introduce students to the logistical side of Show + Sale, specifically the online inventory submission process. Topics include, how to finalize registration online, attaching sales tags to inventory, and successful price-points from previous sales.

    Once we have finalized registration numbers, an inventory submission sheet and link to an online submission form will be emailed to students who fulfilled the registration requirements. The deadline for inventory submissions will be Wednesday, November 7. Full details regarding inventory submissions will be distributed after registration is complete.

    More information available at www.acadsa.ca/show-sale/

  • 11-01-18 1:00 pm - 11-01-18 2:00 pm

    On Thursday, November 1 from 1-2pm in the Lecture Theatre, join Calgary-based curator, writer, and educator Diana Sherlock to learn about industry standards in pricing, CARFAC recommended artist fees, your rights as an artist to be paid fairly, and some helpful methods that successful arts professionals use when pricing their work. Participating in Show + Sale? This is a recommended workshop that can aid you in in your preparations for the sale.

  • 11-08-18 1:00 pm - 11-08-18 2:00 pm

    Market Collective co-founder Angel Guerra and New Craft Coalition co-founder and ACAD alumni Laura Sharp will be here on Thursday, November 8 from 1-2pm in the Lecture Theatre  to answer student questions regarding the ins and outs of selling artwork in a market environment. This is a great opportunity for students interested in pursuing an entrepreneurial practice to meet the people that do it professionally!