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Professional Development for Artists

December 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

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One event on December 10, 2020 at 12:00pm

Torpedo Factory Art Center teams up with Alexandria’s Office of the Arts for another professional development series for artists. Learn practical tips from Danielle Glosser, founder and principal at Client Raiser.

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Tuesday, November 10

Top 10 Business Strategies for Artists: Increase Your Client Volume and the Visibility of Your Work

Learn to identify the essential elements of promoting, marketing, and selling your work. This interactive live session covers the business of sustaining and growing a visual arts practice, including branding tactics, effective marketing materials, and sales strategies. By the end of the session, have information that you can use right away to enhance your creative business and client base.

Thursday, December 10

Mind Your Art Business: How to Sustain Your Art Practice During COVID-19

The global pandemic has been a challenging time for everyone and artists are not excluded from this struggle. This interactive live session explores untapped options to increase online presence. By the end of the session, have a host of new ideas to put into practice right away.

Workshops are free and held live online beginning at noon. Register via to access the link.

Client Raiser is a business dedicated to helping artists to increase their client volume and the visibility of their art. Since 2014, Glosser has worked with artists across the country in support of their professional goals.

About Danielle Glosser

Danielle has been a Washington resident for more than 25 years. She has led workshops with arts organizations across the region, including the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Hamiltonian, Transformer, Washington Project for the Arts, Halcyon, Superfine! DC, D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Gateway Arts District, VisArts, Washington Sculptors Group, Women’s Caucus for Art, Artomatic, District of Columbia Arts Center, Montgomery Arts Association, and Capitol Hill Arts League. She also is a member of ArtTable, a leadership organization for women in the visual arts.

About Alexandria’s Office of the Arts

A division of Alexandria’s Department of Recreation, Parks, and Cultural Activites, the Office of the Arts is the managing body for Torpedo Factory Art Center. It promotes the value of arts and culture in Alexandria by nurturing, investing in, and celebrating the creative contributions of artists and arts organizations. Through engaging the community, encouraging participation, and facilitating access to the arts, the Office of the Arts works with local artists and arts organizations to build a vibrant community for all of the City’s residents, workers and visitors. Learn more at or follow @alexartsoffice on Instagram and Twitter. Add to the conversation with #artsALX.

For more information or reasonable disability accommodation, contact or 703.746.5565, Virginia Relay 711.


December 10
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
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Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N. Union St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
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Wednesday - Sunday10 am - 6 pm

Entrance and exit are via sliding doors on the Waterfront and Union Street only. No capacity limit, but masks are required for admittance and social distancing should be observed for the duration of the visit. Check Today’s Hours for expanded information.

Artists maintain their own studio hours. It's best to confirm availability before your visit.

Torpedo Factory Art Center is closed for New Year's Day, Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

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Torpedo Factory Art Center is part of the City of Alexandria Office of the Arts, a division of the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities.