SPACE Advice Bureau

A SPACE Artist Initiatives programme, providing free advice and guidance to all members of the SPACE community. Launched during the pandemic in 2020 in response to your requests and suggestions in the Tenant Survey, this programme includes one-to-one mentoring, webinars, coaching and peer-to-peer sessions to support you in developing your artist practice.

MENTORING
Tue 21 Sept, 10am – 5pm
SPACE members only
Online event
1-2-1 mentoring — with Lisa Slominski
mentoring
Mon 20 Sept, 10am – 5pm
SPACE members only
Online event
1-2-1 mentoring — with Lisa Slominski
WEBINAR
Mon 20 Sept, 3 – 4.30pm
Online event
How to create and launch your own pop up shop — with Janet's List & Ata Rodo
coaching
April – July 2021
SPACE members only
Online event
Coaching with Lucy Cullingford
Book a free 1-2-1 online coaching session and explore your personal development in a safe and supportive space

Past events

WEBINAR
Tue 8 June, 2 – 3.30pm
Online event
Getting online for creatives — with Patricia van den Akker
Practical advice on taking the first steps to getting your own website or online shop
WEBINAR
Thu 10 June, 11am – 1pm
Online event
Developing resilience: how to navigate isolation and rejection and regain a sense of direction — with Ceri Hand
webinar
Tue 15 June, 2 – 3.30pm
Online event
How to make the most of your creative website and get more sales — with Patricia van den Akker
WEBINAR
Wed 23 June, 10 – 11.30am
Online event
Building a sustainable practice, part 2 — with Dana Segal 
Providing you with the tools to write successful funding bids
group crit
Thu 24 June, 2 – 4pm
SPACE members only
Online event
Simon Willems painting crit sessions SPACE Advice Bureau
Painting practice — with Simon Willems
A group crit session for artists to discuss the formal, practical and contextual concerns of their practice
WEBINAR
Thu 24 June, 11am – 12.30pm
Online event
Know your rights: IP, contracts, commissioning, online rights & Covid issues — with law firm James Ware Stephenson
peer support
Mon 28 June, 12 – 1.30pm
SPACE members only
Online event
Introductory session on dyslexia, neurodiversity and creativity — with Katrina Cochrane 
WEBINAR
Thursday 1 July, 1 – 4pm
SPACE members only
Online event
Simon Willems SPACE Advice Bureau painting crit sessions
TFAC materials workshop with Simon Willems
A demonstration workshop discussing the materials and methods the artist uses in his painting practice
WEBINAR
Mon 5 July, 11am – 12.30pm
Online event
How to do PR for artists — with Laura Brown
Learn how to run a successful marketing campaign with top tips and tricks
MENTORING
Various dates
April – June
SPACE members only
Online event
Practice & project advice — with Artquest
Free 1-2-1 mentoring with an Artquest specialist
WEBINAR
Tue 13 July, 11am – 12.20pm
Online event
How to prepare your CV, bio, artist portfolio and website — with Adelaide Bannerman
WEBINAR
Tue 20 July, 11am – 12.20pm
Online event
How to write about your work & artist statement — with Adelaide Bannerman
WEBINAR
Tue 27 July, 11am – 12.20pm
Online event
How to prepare for a studio visit, both online and IRL — with Adelaide Bannerman
MENTORING
May – June 2021
SPACE members only
Online event
Peer-to-peer mentoring: video and sound with Teresa Cos
Online group sessions for artists working at the intersection of film, video, sound, experimental music, visual poetry, installation and performance.
group crit
May – June 2021
SPACE members only
Online event
Group crit sessions with Lydia Smith
A series of online group crit sessions for SPACE studio holders. All disciplines and media welcome
WEBINAR
Thursday 13 May
11am — 12.30pm
SPACE members only
Online event
How to price and sell your work — with Ceri Hand
Learn practical steps you can action to optimise your chance of sales
GROUP CRIT
Thursday 6 May
2 — 4pm
SPACE members only
Online Event
Simon Willems painting crit sessions SPACE Advice Bureau
Painting practice — with Simon Willems
A group crit session for artists to discuss the formal, practical and contextual concerns of their practice
WEBINAR
Wednesday 28 April
11am — 12.30pm
SPACE members only
Online event
How to work with agents & gallerists — with Ceri Hand
An overview, illustrated by real examples, of how galleries operate and how they build a market for an artist
WEBINAR
Tuesday 18 May
11.30am — 1pm
Online event
Artists and unions: organising in precarious times — with Katriona Beales
A talk exploring the tools the trade union movement offers artists to collectively negotiate the art world