Mentorship for visual artists
Mar 10 2020
RAVNIKAR GALLERY SPACE and Centre for Creativity (CzK) announce [How to live (and survive) in the arts?] ‒ the first in this year’s series of free mentorship programmes in marketing and promotion of arts production designed to facilitate artists’ transition to professional careers. The programme is aimed at young and middle generation visual artists. One-on-one mentorship programme is run by Piera Ravnikar, head of #RAVNIKARGALLERYSPACE.
The aim of free mentoring scheme is to offer guidance to up to 30 young and middle generation artists working in visual arts. Priority is given to artists younger than 35 who are just embarking on their professional careers and have demonstrated exceptional potential and motivation for their artistic development. Also invited are artists without previous experience in exhibiting in galleries and museums.
Piera Ravnikar has been actively involved in contemporary art for the last 15 years. She is proud to have been part of Kino Šiška’s pioneer team as an artistic programme manager for nearly ten years. Piera currently runs RAVNIKAR GALLERY SPACE and takes part in projects like MENT Ljubljana, LIMITED EDIT111ONS, Independent Platform NYC and SKALINADA AIR. She holds an MA in history from the University of London and EU Diploma in cultural project management from Association Marcel Hicter, Brussels.
Piera Ravnikar (1978) has been actively shaping contemporary visual culture and arts scene in Slovenia and beyond for the past fifteen years. She has collaborated with artists of diverse profiles and participated in collective projects in visual, performance and media arts. Keen to achieve wider global and cultural change through arts she has worked with a number of international organisations and media. She is proud to have been part of Kino Šiška’s pioneer team as an artistic programme manager for nearly ten years, during which she helped pave the way for one of the more recent and increasingly prominent cultural currents that has evolved into one of the most vibrant and productive forces in the Slovenian capital. Another of her many exciting projects is the DobraVaga gallery, which soon became one of Ljubljana’s most revered spaces for local art and conversation. Piera also takes an active part in projects, such as Independent Platform New York City, SKALINADA artist in residence pr