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Bow Skills Peer Crit: pricing your artwork with Art & People 

Wednesday 22nd February 2023 , 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Art advisor, gallerist, and founder of Art & People Claudia Kennaugh is back again, leading one of two informal peer crits demystifying the topic of pricing your artwork and giving artists the opportunity to present their work and get practical, personalised pricing advice and feedback. 

The other pricing your artwork peer crit will be held at our Lakeside Centre site in Thamesmead from 6-8pm, Wednesday 25 January – find out more here.

Art & People. Coaching Workshop Bristol 1. Photo Credit Nic Kane. 2020

For many artists, pricing your artwork can be a real stumbling block – but it needn’t be! Art & People want to help you understand your worth and figure out how to price your work confidently and consistently.  

In the peer crit, Claudia will kick things off by sharing some fundamental pointers to help artists critically interrogate their current pricing frameworks, encouraging them to consider what does it cost them? What stage are they at? What is the selling environment? And other important reflection points. 

We will then open up the individual peer crits, where each artist will get around 12- 15 minutes to present their work and get personalised feedback from Claudia, as well as advice from wider group discussions with the other artists participating. 

Attendees are encouraged to bring along 3 examples of their work to the peer crit that they can speak to, either physically or digitally. 

£10 £7 Concessions

Concession rate applies to students, over 65s, under 18s, Bow Arts artists, National Art Pass members, and key workers

Session overview: 

  • Opportunity for 8 artists to present their practice, join the conversation and receive personalised feedback 
  • Introduction to the guest speaker’s professional practice 
  • Exploratory activities to allow artists to critically examine their current pricing frameworks and what works and what doesn’t 
  • Opportunity to network and meet other artists with similar experiences, who are working and practicing today 

What you will gain: 

  • Curatorial feedback on your individual artwork prices and general pricing methodology 
  • An actionable plan on how to go forward pricing your artwork 
  • An insight into how other artists practicing today are approaching this topic 
  • A new network of artists and creative professionals 
183 Bow Road
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More about Art & People and Claudia Kennaugh 

Art & People is a Bristol-based art advisory service offering guidance to artists and collectors.   

Art & People founder, Claudia Kennaugh, has worked in the arts for over 15 years. First as a musician and performing artist, then gallery manager, art advisor and partner of the Hollywood Road Gallery, London. Claudia has nurtured the careers of many artists over the years, curated countless fairs & exhibitions and helped many collectors to buy, frame and hang art in their homes. Her keen curatorial eye is eagerly sought after and in Spring 2022 she was on the judging panel of Jackson’s Painting Prize.  

Since the launch of Art & People in 2019, Claudia has supported the professional development of artists all over the UK, as well as in Europe and North America with one-to-one guidance, workshops and online tutorials. In partnership with organisations such as Bow Arts Trust, Wimbledon Studios, Visual Artists South West and Spike Island, Claudia delivers workshops and talks to help to support and foster thriving artist communities.  

Her empathetic understanding of what it takes to live off your art and inside knowledge of the industry are a rare combination. By guiding artists and collectors simultaneously, Claudia is able to create new connections and opportunities, bringing it all full circle. 

‘‘Artists are often on the back foot due to a lack of knowledge and support. I want to help change that.’’ – Claudia Kennaugh 

About Bow Skills  

Bow Arts seeks to support creative professionals at all stages of their careers. In 2015 Bow Arts launched Bow Skills in response to an artist survey which showed over 90% of practicing artists find it useful to receive further support outside formal education.   

Bow Skills is a dynamic and relevant programme of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) which is informed by an artist steering group and open to all creative practitioners across London. The programme of talks, panel discussions, new skills labs and peer crits is open to all, with concession rates available to students, over 65s, under 18s, Bow Arts artists and key workers.   

Access information 

The Bow Arts Trust office has step-free access throughout from street level, including to the accessible toilet, and is service animal friendly. This venue does not have a hearing loop system. 

Accessible parking is not available on-site but blue badge parking can be found 500m away on Fairfield Road. 

If you have any questions regarding accessibility at this venue or event, would like to make us aware of any access requirements that you have in advance of visiting, or would like this information in an alternate format including Easy Read, please email nunnery@bowarts.com or call 020 8980 7774 (Ext. 3) 

Transport Information 

Opening hours: Mon-Friday, 9am to 5pm 
Address: Bow Arts Trust, 183 Bow Road, London, E3 2SJ 
Nearest station(s): Bow Road (District and Hammersmith and City lines) is a 6-minute walk away, and Bow Church (DLR) is a 3-minute walk away. 
Bus: 205, 25, 425, A8, D8, 108, 276, 488 and 8 all service the surrounding area. 
Bike: Bicycle parking is located at Bow Church Station. The nearest Santander Cycles docking station is at Bow Church Station.