Individual Critique / Studio Visit Critique:
These meetings are an hour and a half online, at my studio or yours (see fees). We can focus the discussion on any aspect of your practice . This could be a critique of current work, professional planning, focus on a proposal or assistance with school admissions (from highschool to graduate school). After our meeting I will send you an extensive email with notes, links and suggestions. Please note: If you buy a bundle of 4, you receive a 10% discount (see discounts). The studio visit allows for travel if your studio is 30 minutes from downtown Toronto, otherwise there are additional travel fees.
Statement Development and Writing:
Through a directed interview (online or in person), we will discuss aspects of your practice including your intentions, process and decision making. I will then write a draft statement and work with you to refine it for your specific needs. I charge hourly for this service (see fees). I can work in Word, Pages or Google docs.
Statement Editing for grants, exhibitions or school applications:
In editing , I ask questions, give feedback and make comments that make your writing clearer and more appropriate to the context. I will work towards your specified word count and can work in Word, Pages or Google docs. I charge hourly for this service (see fees).
I will help you to plan and execute your video project or video documentation. I am can create alternate versions, or try editing the material to different lengths. Together, we can plan the export format depending on how the work will be displayed, or where it will be posted online. I charge hourly for this service (see fees).
I am happy to work with you one on one to tutor you in the basics in a range of image editing, video editing and video effects software (Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects). We can work together online or in person to give you the tools you need to realize an art project or improve your documentation. I charge hourly for this service (see fees).
I can help you with every step in the creation of an exhibition from selecting the work, developing a hanging/mounting system to planning the layout and labeling. I am also here to help you with invitation design, press releases and a project statement. I can even assist in the physical installation of the exhibition. I charge hourly for this service (see fees).
Mini Crit with a Guest Artist:
Choose between a 30, 45 or 60 minute critique with the guest artist and myself. You will receive honest feedback and encouragement from two established artists. Between the three of us, we will explore ways to further the work so that it is more compelling and engaging. Past guests have included: Shary Boyle, Ed Pien, Iris Haeussler, Micah Lexier, Deanna Bowen and Suzy Lake (see fees).
This consultation can happen online or in person. We can focus on portfolio submissions to arts high schools or university programs at any level. This can involve which pieces to submit, their order and a mock portfolio interview. Advising on image lists and written support material can be arranged as well.
If you are gearing up to teach a class, consider booking me for an hour or two to discuss the context, what you want to convey and who your students will be. Together we can brainstorm for ideas and help you develop a plan. This could take place online or in person.
Discounts are available for all services: see discounts
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