DECONSTRUCTING THE ART WORLD FOR EMERGING ARTISTS

Welcome to the RBC Emerging Artists Series in partnership with Masterpiece and Sotheby’s Institute of Art. A unique resource for emerging artists, topics in this series address many of the practical issues faced in the development of a professional artistic career - knowledge that is essential to the daily management of the profession, yet often isn't spoken about.

Supporting the arts is a long-standing priority at RBC. We recognise the important role they play in building vibrant communities and strong economies. We also acknowledge the struggle many artists go through to gain the recognition they need to become successful in their practice. We hope you’ll use this resource to inform and support your career as an artist.

WATCH THE SERIES HERE

Through participation in this series, emerging artists will learn how to navigate the art world and support themselves as creative practitioners.

Session 1: The Art Ecosystem (and Where you Fit Within It)

Dan Vo, Course Leader, Sotheby’s Institute of Art

Session 2: Valuing Your Work and Time

Dr Errol Francis, CEO Culture&, artist and educator

Session 3: Promoting Yourself Effectively

Julie Bentley, Co-Founder and Director of After; Owner and Director of 163 Gallery

Session 4: Seeking Gallery Representation

Dr Amy Mechowski, Course Leader, Museums and Galleries Semester, Sotheby’s Institute of Art

Session 5: The Devil’s in the Detail – Contracts, Commissions and Fees

Tom Christopherson, Art Lawyer and Consultant Lecturer, Sotheby’s Institute of Art

Session 6: Managing Relationships with Collectors and Dealers

Corrie Jackson, Senior Curator, Royal Bank of Canada

Session 7: What’s Yours? Intellectual Property in the Digital Era

Gareth Fletcher, Program Director, MA Art Logistics, Sotheby’s Institute of Art
CELEBRATING EXCEPTIONAL ART SINCE 1929

RBC has a longstanding commitment to supporting the arts and is proud to be the Principal Partner of Masterpiece London for the 8th year. Through innovative partnerships and initiatives, we continue to focus on championing creativity and building the next generation of artistic talent. The well-established RBC Art Collection, and RBC Emerging Artists Project are testament to our celebration of all artistic expression.

Welcome to the RBC Emerging Artist Series

Prue Thompson, Senior Director, Head of Marketing & Client Engagement, RBC Wealth Management

Bishopsgate unveiled as the new home of RBC's diverse artworks

RBC's new office, at 100 Bishopsgate in London, will showcase the bank's largest collection of art outside North America.

Find out more

Jason Baerg’s cosmic vibrations


Jason Baerg's art work vibrates a new frequency through clients, colleagues and guests at RBC's new London offices.

Read more

Masterpiece Online | In conversation with Corrie Jackson on the RBC Art Collection

Corrie Jackson, RBC’s senior curator, gives us a history lesson on how the RBC Art Collection came to be, how to navigate it and its future.

Read more

Augmented reality in a post COVID-19 world


We share five key considerations for how our interactions with technology, and with each other, will shape the post-COVID world. 

Learn more

Corin Sworn’s fascination with the unreliability of perception


Sworn's work at RBC's new office uses natural dyes to highlight the conversation and differences when materials mix.

Learn more

JOIN MASTERPIECE ONLINE

Create your account to explore our exhibitors’ artworks and register for exclusive events and benefits.

Already have an account? Log in here

Confirm password is wrong

What are your areas of interest?

(Honorary) Eastern Art 18th Africa, Oceania & Americas African Art American Art Antiques Antiquities Architecture & Design Asian Art Books & Manuscripts British Art Canadian Art Ceramics Ceramics & Glass Chinese Art Classical Art Coins & Medals Contemporary & Modern Contemporary Art Decorative Arts Design Drawings & Prints Egyptian Art Ethnography European & American Art European Art Fine Art French Decorative Arts Furniture Furniture & Decorative Arts
Greek & Roman Japanese & Korean Art Japanese Art Japense Art Jewellery Latin American Art Manuscripts Medieval Modern & Contemporary Modern & Contemporary Modern Art Modern Glass Native Art Old Masters PDP Photography Porcelain Prehistoric Printed Books Prints & Drawings Renaissance & Baroque Russian Art Sculpture Sculpture & Decorative Arts Scultpure & Decorative Arts Silver, Ceramics & Objets d’Art Textiles Video Video / Film Watches

I’d like to receive news and updates from Masterpiece I agree to Masterpiece London’s Privacy Policy

This field is required.

Please check your email and activate your account

Account already registered to this email. Click here to Login

 

MASTERPIECE LOGIN

 
If you don’t have an account, sign up to explore exhibitors’ artworks and register for exclusive events and benefits.
Create An Account Forgot password

Username not found

Password sent to your email

 

Your Account Successfully Activated
Click here to Log in



Please check your email and activate your account


Something went wrong