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April 26th Spring Social at S ARTSPACE Gallery

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

AWAD NYC cordially invites all AWAD Friends (including both men and women) to our next quarterly Social on April 26th – 6:30 – 8:30. Hosted by S ARTSPACE Gallery, the social will be an opportunity to network and view the gallery’s stunning new show – “SUBSTRATUM”…BEYOND WHAT IS OBVIOUS. This event is being sponsored by AWAD partner, LaPlaya Fine Arts Insurance Group. Their specialists will be on hand to answer questions and  offer a few words during our party.

Please RSVP using this link .

If you have any questions or would like information about AWAD – please contact us at
Image – detail from Esther Rosa loosen up your ties

AWAD galleries to participate in the Affordable Art Fair NYC March 30th – April 2nd

Monday, March 20th, 2017

A sure sign of Spring in Manhattan is the Affordable Art Fair  NYC  in Chelsea. This year’s edition includes  70 local, national, and international galleries offering an array of original artwork at many price points. There are also tours for adults and art workshops for children and families. This year we are delighted to see artists from seven member galleries represented. For more information on participating galleries please click on the individual galleries –

 The Linda Blackstone Gallery

Alicia David Contemporary Art

Caiger & Liberty

Arteria Gallery


Elisa Contemporary Art

TAG Fine Arts


AAF NYC takes place at The Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, New York City
Public Fair Days:
Thursday, March 30 11am – 6pm, AAF After Dark 6pm – 9pm
Friday, March 31 11am – 8pm
Saturday, April 1 11am – 8pm
Sunday, April 2 11am – 5pm

Art courtesy of Decorazon Gallery – Erin Cone Blush 2 Acrylic on canvas, 12″ x 12″ / 30 x 30 cm

Gender Bias and the Art World, a panel discussion at The Hospital Club

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Gender Bias and the Art World, a panel discussion at The Hospital Club taking place on April 7th will be moderated by Susan Mumford, Founder and CEO of AWAD, The Association of Women Art Dealers, and produced by Mashonda Tifrere, founder of Art LeadHER. The panel will discuss women in art and what it means to be a working female artist in today’s art market. It will also explore enduring gender bias in the viewing of art, and what women-only and gender-conscious initiatives can do to address it head on.


NYC – AWAD Monthly Meeting – February 2017

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

MEMBERS ONLY – (plus approved visitors who qualify for membership – see below*)

The Members’ meeting this month takes place on Wednesday February 22nd 4 to 6pm. RSVP essential.

Venue:  Ivy Brown Gallery – 675 Hudson Street, NYC

Guest Speaker: Charlene Gill from LaPlaya specialist Fine Arts insurance group will be discussing Insurance Best Practices in these turbulent times.

Please RSVP by email to

* If you are not a Member of AWAD but are interested in AWAD Membership, click here. If you qualify for AWAD Membership, you may request to attend one meeting as a guest by emailing

Digital Marketing Fundamentals for Art Dealers & Advisors – a professional development workshop

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

We all know that we should have a robust and engaging online presence. But when days are filled with meetings, studio visits, art fair preparations, exhibition planning and following up on sales leads, how do you make the time for it? Digital strategist Mara Vlatković knows how hectic an art dealer’s life can be and is ready to provide solutions! During this workshop she’ll show you how to incorporate essential digital marketing tactics for maximum impact on the bottom line of your business.

 This professional development talk will:

  • Help you create a digital marketing strategy that works for your independent art business
  • Introduce you to tools for buildiing an effective online presence with minimal time investment;
  • Guide you through key steps to easily find and share content
  • Insure that you develop a plan to achieve digital marketing goals.

This workshop is open to both AWAD members and the general public – both men and women. To book please follow this link to eventbrite.

About the Trainer:

Mara Vlatković is a communications professional and arts manager based in New York City. With previous experience in cultural diplomacy and international development in Washington D.C., she has turned her focus on start-ups and organizations that support artists and creatives in fulfilling their full potential. She has a M.A. in Culture, Policy, and Management from City University London and a B.S. in Sociology from the London School of Economics. Mara is the Founder of Young Professionals in the Arts (YPA) and provides training in digital marketing to artists and art professionals. She previously worked at the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) as the Digital Communications Officer.

Special guest trainer for this session:

Mara will be joined by AWAD’s Founder and CEO Founder Susan Mumford, an art market specialist based in London, England. As the author of a blog that became a book, Art is your life, Make it your living, and a prolific user of social media and email marketing, she will be on-site, offering complimentary input to Mara’s digital consulting expertise.

We look forward to seeing AWAD Members and Friends of AWAD for this professional development talk to learn about the latest in digital marketing that’s set to help you grow your creative enterprise!

Questions? Email AWAD NYC Coordinator at

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