We’re thrilled to be joined 3 experts; Creative Coach & author Deborah Henry-Pollard, Photographer & short filmmaker David Stewart and multidisciplinary artist Lauren Baker. They will be sharing top tips on boosting motivation and resilience, looking after creative well-being, getting organised and building a career as an artist.

Creative Coach Deborah has been a mentor in the arts for over 10 years working with individuals and organisations like the West Dean College as a trustee of ArtCan, a platform that supports emerging artists. Her book What’s Your Excuse for not Succeeding as an Artist was published in 2018. She brings key tips on nurturing your potential and getting over artist block.

David has worked as a Photographer and short filmmaker for over 30 years. His short film Cabbage was nominated for a BAFTA and his art work has also won prestigious Photography Awards. David has published several photo books, his most recent being Paid Content which was part of a wider project that included a solo show at photography gallery Wren London. David brings a wealth of experience of simultaneously managing a commercial practice alongside growing his art practice.

Multidisciplinary Artist Lauren Baker art practice has taken her all over the world. She has created installations at the V&A, Tate Britain and Tate Modern and her work is held in collections worldwide. Lauren has been invited to speak about her experience of the art world and she brings her tips on how to unearth your full potential and her experience of growing her own art career a self-taught artist

Doors: 6.30pm
Start: 7pm
Q&A: 7.45pm
Networking: 8pm