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ALISSA SEXTON


CONSULTANT TO THE ARTS

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ALISSA SEXTON


CONSULTANT TO THE ARTS

 

Using skills and experience garnered from a successful career at one of Canada's finest contemporary art galleries, Alissa now assists emerging, mid-career and established professional artists in achieving their artistic goals.

“Alissa has taken the sometimes overwhelming job of strategizing, pricing, marketing, and selling work and simplified things to manageable and effective steps and provides a clarity that allow me to focus on the creative side of being a full time artist.” - Jennifer McGregor, artist

 
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PROFESSIONAL ARTIST WEBSITES


PROFESSIONAL ARTIST WEBSITES


artist consultations

Artist consultations are tailored to individual needs, and aim to improve portfolio curation, exhibition development, and online branding/marketing.

In addition, consultations can help inspire studio practice, create positive direction for future work, and help secure increased sales or gallery representation. Consultations provided over the phone, or in studio.

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SERVICES OFFERED


FOR WORKING ARTISTS

SERVICES OFFERED


FOR WORKING ARTISTS

STUDIO SUPPORT / WEBSITE CREATION / BRANDING + MARKETING

ALSO: ASSISTANCE SEEKING OUT GALLERY REPRESENTATION / EXHIBITION DEVELOPMENT / SOCIAL MEDIA CONSULTING

Through phone consultations or studio visits, we will discuss what makes your artwork unique and develop the language to convey your message to potential galleries and collectors. Each consultation is 100% tailored to your needs, goals and specific practice. We start with a “First Hour” phone call where I get to know your practice and provide as many recommendations as possible, $95 CAD.

COMMENTS

“Working with Alissa took my art practice from a stressful part-time gig to a successful, thriving career. I recommend her to all artists looking to enhance the business side of their practice.”

- Lauren Mycroft, artist

"With an astute eye, a compassionate ear, and extensive knowledge of the global art market, she is committed to helping her artists realize their goals.  I have been under her directorship for the last seven years and my career has accelerated beyond my expectations. She has an uncanny ability to meet artists where they are and with respect and discretion guide them towards a fuller expression of their practice. Her promotional resources and savvy social media skills are always ahead of the curve. Alissa knows what it takes to connect artists and collectors in a meaningful way.

I am grateful to have Alissa as my advocate, mentor and ultimate enthusiast."

- Vicki Smith, artist


"For the past 12 years at Bau-Xi Gallery, Alissa's expertise, guidance and forward-thinking have consistently been fresh, positive and compassionate. She is imaginative and astoundingly learned in the ever-changing landscape of social media. Above all, through a combination of her impeccable curating, and knowledge of Art, Alissa has always supported my ideas (no matter how quirky!)"

- Darlene Cole, artist

 

"I have always had a loyal following of clients through my galleries but since working with Alissa the demand for my work has increased even more! Alissa's artistic feedback is extremely insightful and has guided me in exploring my artistic process on a deeper level."

- Sharon Barr, artist

“Alissa has facilitated me getting my whole artistic house in order. Her creative guidance has helped my art practice grow in wonderful ways and her expertise on the business side of being an artist - website design, pricing, communications and sales strategies, social media – has been invaluable.”

- Kara McIntosh, artist

DIY scheduling


Book your next phone consultation

DIY scheduling


Book your next phone consultation

Please click the link below to book your next phone appointment. Feel free to email me if you require alternative timing options. Bookings are scheduled up to one month in advance. At your scheduled time, you will be asked to call me at the number provided. Consults are billed at $95/hour.

In-studio appointments are not scheduled in this manner. Please let me know if you’d like an in-studio appointment and I’ll share my travel plans.

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CONTACT


CONTACT


I look forward to hearing about your unique needs and artistic goals. Most clients are accepted on a referral basis.

In-person meetings are available in Toronto, Ottawa, and in between.

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