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Saturday May 16th
10am - Noon

Presenting & Framing Your
Art to Sell

With Gallery Owner & Framing Expert
Brooke Trace ~ North Beach Art Gallery

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Classes & Workshops (updated 09.13.14)

> BAG Professional Development Workshop Series

> 6-Week Portrait Class with Yves Masson

> Gold Coast Watercolor Society Workshops

Professional Development Workshop Series

Saturday May 16th , 10:00am - Noon

"Presenting & Framing Your Art to Sell"

With Gallery Owner & Framing Expert Brooke Trace ~
North Beach Art Gallery

Location: Broward Art Guild, 3280 NE 32nd Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308 - 954-537-3370

Cost: Members $15, Non-BAG Members $25, Children 10 -18 $10, (Walk-Ins $5 more)

Brooke Trace ~ North Beach Art Gallery is the purveyor of fine art specializing in modern masters and emerging artists. Additional services include museum quality custom framing to decorative quality framing, art appraisals, art arrangement and art installation. With more than 18 years experience in the art and framing industry, Brooke Trace is passionate and skilled at the subtleties of the products and tools that make a great frame that enhances and sells the art it showcases.


An Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale graduate, Brooke Trace began her career at Art Finds International working with art consultants selecting groupings of art for collectors and mastering all aspect of custom framing from design to assembly.

Brooke is current in her industry attending trade seminars, including Art Expos and Décor Frame Shows in New York, Las Vegas, Atlanta, and Orlando. She is certified through the Professional Picture Framers Association in Advanced Matt Cutting, Framing Sports Equipment & Collectibles, Increased Frame Store Profits with Art Sales as well as Kistler Professional Framing Seminars. Brooke is also an accomplished professional commercial photographer.

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2014-2015 Professional Workshop Schedule:

Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 10 am—Noon
“The Price Is Right: Determining the Right Price for Your Art, Market and Career”
Tom Rossetti ~ Rossetti Fine Art,
Learn from Tom's experience as an artist, art dealer and gallery owner representing local, national and international artists of original paintings, lithographs, etchings, glass and bronze sculpture to collectors, designers and galleries.

Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 10 am—1 pm
“Writing & Critiquing the Artist’s Essentials: Statement and Biography”
Adriane Clarke, Arts Management Specialist for Broward
County's Cultural Division
Learn the art of writing the Artist Essentials for grant proposals, publications, online juried exhibition submissions and your website to the next level. Bring samples of your writings.

Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 10 am—Noon
“Photographing Your Art for Publications, Online Juried Exhibition Submissions, Portfolio Reviews & Your Website”
Tim McAfee ~ Commercial Photographer,
Join Broward County resident and one of America's top photographers of fine art for an informative, interactive workshop. There will be a live photography demonstration.

Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 10 am—Noon
“Portfolio Reviews By Distinguished Artists —All Mediums”
* Oil, Acrylic, Water Color, Drawing, Painting ~ Susan Megur, Accomplished Painter,
* Ceramic Clay, Sculptor ~ Steven Sylvester, Contemporary Clay Artist,
* Mixed Media ~ Sal Zagami, Mixed Media Sculpture,
* Photography ~ Rick McCawley, Photographer, Designer and Professor of Graphic Design

Saturday, February 14, 2015 - 10 am—Noon
“Creating a Successful Marketing Strategy for Traditional and Online Sales” (at Broward College, Las Olas Campus)
Tristina Dietz Elmes ~ Mixed-Media Painter And Jeweler,
Learn how to successfully sell your art by creating your own brand through a careful designed marketing strategy utilizing all forms of media.

Saturday, March 14, 2015 - 10 am—Noon
“Establishing Your Brand”
Learn the path to creating, owning and marketing your unique art self.
Presenter ~ TBA

Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 10 am—Noon
“Working With Galleries”
Mary Ann Cohen ~ MAC Fine Art,
Join Mary Ann Cohen, founder of MAC Fine Art and one of America's most successful
and respected art dealers, for an informative, interactive workshop.

Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 10 am—Noon (New Date)
“Presentation and Framing to Sell Your Art”
Brooke Trace ~ North Beach Art Gallery,
From galleries to juried exhibits, learn the art of framing your art to enhance,
protect and sell it.

Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 10 am—Noon
“Creating Wordpress Websites and Blogs”
Susan Clifton ~ Clifton Design Group,
Wordpress is the fastest growing web development platform for creative ease and the budget conscious. Learn if it’s right for your art and social media presence?

Location: Broward Art Guild, 3280 NE 32nd ST, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33308

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6 Three Hour Portrait Sessions

with Yves Masson

Thursday evenings, starting March 19th, 6:30-9:30pm

6-week Series Discount : BAG Members $150, Non-Members $180.
Per-workshop cost - BAG Members $30 (walk-ins $35 at the door),
Non-Members $35 (walk-ins $40 at the door).

Everyone has the potential to be a Norman Rockwell or even an Yves Masson!!! Let Yves show you how.

Learn to tell a story through the gift of painting a portrait. You will receive personal attention while learning the general approach to painting and the fundamental characteristics of a good portrait in addition to how to use value, temperature and edges thus allowing the emotion you receive from the model to make its way out of the canvas.

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