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VAA Art Café: Exhibiting for Sales at Art Fairs & Exhibitions

February 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Call for Artists, join the VAA’s free online Art Café with a panel of experts to learn more about exhibiting for sales at Art Fairs. This session is for artists of all levels who would like to understand the best tips for enjoying a successful show and the selection process for commercial art fairs and exhibitions.

Key learning outcomes:

  • Steps to finding the right exhibitions and Art Fairs for you
  • Do’s & Don’ts of applying to open submission opportunities to exhibit
  • How to prepare a strong portfolio and be exhibition ready
  • Actionable points for you to get started with Art Fairs


Ryan Stanier is an art fair entrepreneur who started The Other Art Fair in 2011. Since then the fair has worked with over 3,000 artists from across 20 countries. The fairs are now established in London, New York, LA, Sydney, Melbourne, Dallas and Chicago. Since its launch, the fair has attracted over 250,00 art-loving visitors selling more than 25,000 artworks from emerging artists.

Stephanie Dieckvoss, Associate Lecturer at Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London Art Market Correspondent, and Journalist. Dieckvoss has over 15 years of experience in commercial art galleries and art fairs. Stephanie also managed the Anish Kapoor Exhibition at the Serpentine Gallery. She was Fair Manager for Frieze Art Fair from its launch until 2006, Co-Director of Art HK: Hong Kong International Art Fair from 2007-2009 and Fair Director of Art 13-Art15 from 2012 – 2014.

The Art Café will take place via Zoom Webinar at 14.00 GMT on Tuesday  28th February 2022. Spaces limited, book online


February 28
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


The Visual Artists Association is a professional body for artists.