Artnet Talks: How to Chart Rewarding New Career Paths in the Digital Art World

Join the free conversation in partnership with Art Market Mentors on Zoom on February 24 at 12:30 p.m. EST.

Artnet Talks is a series of live conversations between artists, curators, gallerists, and arts professionals that brings an in-depth dimension to our usual coverage of the art world’s biggest stories.

 

A conversation between: Tatiana Berg, social-media manager at Art Basel; Sean Green, co-founder of art-world customer relationship management startup ARTERNAL; Louise Hamlin, founder of global events organization Art Market Minds; Annie Wang, head of marketing for Artnet; moderated by Art Market Mentors co-founder Caroline Sayan

When: Wednesday, February 24, 12:30 p.m. EST/5:30 p.m. GMT

Where: Zoom

Our panelists, from left: Caroline Sayan, Annie Wang, Sean Green, Tatiana Berg, Louise Hamlin.

Our panelists, from left: Caroline Sayan, Annie Wang, Sean Green, Tatiana Berg, and Louise Hamlin.

Over the past year, many art businesses have downsized, but others have simply shifted shape. While some roles evaporated, the social-distancing era also created new opportunities in a sector that remained digitally agnostic for too long. Many businesses are now actively seeking out people with expertise in selling art virtually, analyzing large data sets, and telling stories effectively online.

At a time when the skills that are desirable on the job market are evolving quickly, Artnet News is teaming up with Art Market Mentors—a three-month mentorship program initiated by Catherine Manson and Caroline Sayan pairing art-market professionals with established members of the industry—to hold a series of free talks about art-world careers in 2021.

In the second of this three-talk series, we bring together arts professionals who have managed to carve out careers in the industry that would not have existed 20 years ago. They will discuss how the art market has adapted to the internet age—and how people who want to break into the field can carve out a role for themselves at the intersection of art and tech.

An audience Q&A session will follow the chat. (Please note the time zone for the start time.)

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