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Exploring Art World(s) Panel featuring Heather Darcy Bhandari & Larry Ossei-Mensah| April 12th, 2014 at 1PM

Exploring Art World(s)

  • Saturday, April 12th, 2014
  • 1:00pm – 2:30pm
  • Tekserve, 119 W. 23rd Street, NYC
  • Free

“The Art World” is a ubiquitous phase, though is means different things to different people. This free panel discussion will explore various art communities, scenes and worlds that coexist.

With Panelists:

Heather Darcy Bhandari – Director of Artist Relations, Mixed Greens

Larry Ossei-Mensah – Cultural Critic, Independent Curator and Co-Founder of the MEDIUM Group

Reserve Your Seat Today!

This event is organized by Higher Yourself, who is dedicated to providing tools and resources to emerging and mid-career artists. Check out to see the full panel series, running through April.

The Rules: How to Play the Art Game Without Sacrificing Artistic Integrity

For many artists, the concept of “doing business” or engaging in any form of marketing, branding or networking is intimidating, and often considered the antithesis of a serious, intellectual art practice.

In this course taught at the School of Visual Arts (SVA), creative and marketing professionals from The MEDIUM Group (Amani Olu and Larry Ossei-Mensah) explore various ways to help artists understand the “art game” and how it is played. The course focuses on (4) core pillars:


Participants will complete the course empowered, informed and equipped with the tools necessary to use these tools as an extension of their artistic practice to better navigate the art world. This class is perfect for students, recent graduates (BFA and MFA), 9-5ers and full-time artists.


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