THE WEARABLE ART CONNECTION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
MARKETING YOUR ARTS USING ETSY, THE WEB AND IN PERSON
WITH DORI GILBERT
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2011
WAC all day program meetings are quarterly: free to members, $10 non-members,$ 5 students. The meetings are on the 3rd Saturday of February, May, August and November.
See the website for complete program info: www.wearableartconnection.org
THIS MONTH: SATURDAY FEB. 19, 2011
VENDOR MARKET 9:00-10:00 a.m.
BUSINESS & REPORTS 10:00 10:30 a.m.
SPEAKER PRESENTATION 10:30 Noon
LUNCH BREAK 12:00 1:00 p.m.
AFTERNOON PROGRAM 1:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Westminster Gardens, 1420 Santo Domingo Ave., Duarte, CA 91010-2634
Eastbound on the 210 Foothill Fwy.: exit Buena Vista St. (35B), drive straight onto Evergreen St., Left onto Buena Vista, Right onto E. Huntington Dr./Historical Route 66, turn right onto Santo Domingo Ave. go .2 miles and turn left into Westminster Gardens Retirement Community. At the Y turn right onto Pepper Tree Lane. The Clubhouse is on the left side of the street.
Westbound on the 210 Foothill Fwy.: exit toward Mount Olive Dr. (36A), merge onto I-605, turn left onto Huntington Dr/Historic Route 66, turn left onto Santo Domingo Ave., go .2 miles and turn left into Westminster Gardens Retirement Community. At the Y turn right onto Pepper Tree Lane. The Clubhouse is on the left side of the street.
Northbound on the 605 Fwy.: Crossover the 210 freeway on the 605 Fwy., turn left onto Huntington Dr/Historic Route 66, turn left onto Santo Domingo Ave., go .2 miles and turn left into Westminster Gardens Retirement Community. At the Y turn right onto Pepper Tree Lane. The Clubhouse is on the left side of the street.
MORNING PROGRAM 10:30 - NOON: DORI GILBERT - MARKETING YOUR ARTS USING ETSY, THE WEB AND IN PERSON
We have invited Dori (Dorothy) to share her knowledge about marketing to help us sell our wearables. She will be talking about Etsy, an on-line craft selling website, websites and how to engage potential clients in person.
AFTERNOON PROGRAM 1:00 P.M.: DIANE RICKS STUDENTS FASHION SHOW
THIS MONTHS WORKSHOP: FEB. 20 (ONE DAY)
DORI GILBERT - YOUR STORY, YOUR STORE
Dori will be teaching us how to post our Wearable Art on Etsy and to sell on the Web. Etsy is a well know large website that is available to sell one of a kind. And shell also be teaching us how to market our products in person to potential clients. Dori will be telling us how we can express the importance of our unique story and how to tell it in our online store. Bring your laptop computer and join us. If you dont have a computer, dont worry you can still take notes and look over someone shoulder at their computer to learn how to use these important tools.
LOCATION: "Bags 'n' Bobbins in Claremont.
COST: $60 for members, $70 for non-members
Workshop Contact: Leslie Strollo: email@example.com
See WAC website for description and supply list - www.wearableartconnection.org
1. COMING EVENTS: 2011
February Dorothy Gilbert Marketing Your Art
Afternoon Dianes Students Fashion Show
May Yvonne Lewis Mad Hattin: Introduction to Millinery
August Wanda Matjas Coiling techniques
Afternoon Member wear and share
Afternoon Member Challenge
2. WAC ANNUAL CHALLENGE "TEAR IT UP" Rip it, Tear it, Shred it, Burn it! This years challenge is all about raw edges and what you can do with them and what they can do for you.
3. WAC-NEWS SUBMISSION GUIDELINES -
WAC has a 24 page newsletter that is published quarterly: February, May, August & November.
Email deadline is the 14th of the month before publication.
WAC NEWSLETTER EDITOR: Annie Murray - firstname.lastname@example.org
Check the WAC website for exhibitions, contest, events, etc. www.wearableartconnection.org
We are happy to list your events in our calendar. Please indicate WAC NEWS as the subject heading and indicate the topic area: Book/Magazine Reviews, Calendar, Workshops, Exhibitions, Shows, Tours, Opportunities, Competitions, etc.
4. ABOUT WAC
WAC PROGRAMS ARE QUARTERLY:
3rd SATURDAY IN FEBRUARY, MAY, AUGUST, NOVEMBER
Locations vary with each meeting. Meeting Cost: non-members - $10, students $5, free to members. Membership - $40 annually, $20 newsletter only.
Contact Membership Chair: Diane Ricks: email@example.com