We discuss: New York City experiences, Higher education in the visual arts, Running an art fair, Finding more defined ideas of ‘art’, ‘curator’, and ‘curated’, What makes a ‘photographer’ when everyone has a camera on their phone, How to attain your goals, The squeaky wheel get the grease, The need to stand out, Art coaching, The importance of knowing your market, How to find your market, Social media art stars, Definitions of success, Finding your authenticity, Working with art galleries, On social media, look at the people that engage in you artwork that compliments yours to find potential clients for your art
Rachel Wilkins is the Director and Co-Founder of Conception. A U.K. native, Rachel has a background in business development and a passion for contemporary art. An artist herself, Rachel has exhibited her work both nationally and internationally. She is passionate about every aspect of producing a successful art show and has curated and directed a number of special exhibits throughout the US including installations at ‘The LA Art Show’, ‘Art Miami/Wynwood’, Cyndi Lauper’s, ‘True Colors Fund’ and the ‘Pride Art & Film Festival’ in New York City. Rachel is a recipient of the New York City Business Journal, ‘Woman of Influence’ award for 2016, and an active member of the ‘Biz Women’ mentor panel for New York City. She is a Lover of Sundays, adventure, good coffee, books and 4-legged creatures.
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For more information about the host, Matthew Dols