Be Smart About Art

Meet the Art World Experts - Kick off the new year!

Tailored advice for artists and emerging art dealers

Date: Jan. 29, 2018, 5:45 p.m. - Jan. 29, 2018, 9 p.m. UK time (see time converter)

Location: Hotel Elephant | 1-5 Spare Street | London SE17 3EP

Tube / train / bus stop: Elephant & Castle

Speakers: N/A

Price: From £35 - £65


Artists and Emerging Art Dealers: Are you in need of career advice that’s tailored to YOU?

Join this evening event in London to get feedback and insight from art world experts on a one-to-one basis, in addition to participating in roundtable conversations facilitated by industry specialists.

 “The experts that I had 1-2-1 sessions with were absolutely amazing and gave me so much confidence and motivation. I would recommend getting involved with Be Smart About Art to anyone. I have a new sense of direction and control over the next phase of my art career and I feel so excited about what the future holds for me!”

Emily Jane Campbell, oil and mixed media artist  | Instagram: @artejcampbell

Advisers include art dealers and agents, independent curators, artists, tech gurus, journalists, fundraisers and others.

Confirmed Advisers (to date) – more advisers and bios to be announced soon:

Maria Stenfors, Art Consultant & Curator;

Marine Tanguy, Artist Agent;

Sylvie Gormezano, Independent Curator;

Estelle Lovatt, Journalist;

Hazel Reeves, Artist;

Tim Benson, Artist;

Modern Eccentrics (Jonathan Dredge & Ross Belton), Artist Duo;

Kane Moore, Fundraiser;

Tamara Gal-On, Business Coach for Creatives;

Deborah Henry-Pollard, Business Coach for Creatives

Note that one-to-one bookings are limited in number as each adviser can only do so many one-to-one sessions!  

You have three attendance options:

> Have two x 121 sessions (20 min each) and attend 4 x roundtable sessions (20 min each) at £55 for BSAA Members and £65 for non-members;

> Have one x 121 session (20 min) and attend 5 x roundtable sessions (20 min each) at £45 for BSAA Members and £55 for non-members;

> Attend 6 x roundtable sessions (20 min each) at £35 for BSAA Members and £45 for non-members.

The event will be emceed by BSAA Founder Susan Mumford.

Bookings of one-to-one sessions will open on Friday 1st September, on a first-come-first-serve basis. Get your ticket to attend via the Eventbrite booking form now to secure your place, and keep your eyes peeled for one-to-one booking on the 1st. (Note that the roundtable sessions are decided upon at the time of the event.)

“Art is your life. Make it your living.” 



A BSAA Members' event that's free for our Members, individuals who aren't Members are welcome to attend once prior to committing to join Be Smart About Art.

Book your ticket on this page, and we'll look forward to meeting you and hearing about what you do, too!

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Refund Policy: Refunds are available up to 7 days prior to the event taking place. Please direct any questions to