Be Smart About Art have announced a competition for aspiring art dealers to win prizes and discounts worth over £2000 towards attending their Art Dealers Bootcamp, an intensive three-day course from February 3-5, 2014.
Contestants must submit written proposals to
the training and mentoring organisation for art creatives and
professionals. The proposals should outline the viability of
contestants' long-term business plan and state why they should win
one of the three awards.
Awards include a 90% discount on the Art
Dealers Bootcamp price, an Antiques Trade Gazette
subscription courtesy of Brownhill Insurance Group, a curated art
collection on the Artfinder website, one-to-one financial and
taxation consultation with expert Keith Graham, personal mentoring
sessions with Be Smart About Art's Susan Mumford and more.
The Bootcamp includes professional
development training and mentoring, with industry experts
delivering over 20 modules ranging from developing a marketing plan
to insider methods for selling art and increasing
Proposals should be no longer than 1000
words and should be submitted by Friday, October 18, either via the
online form on https://bsaa.com/applytobootcamp or by emailing
The judging panel includes art world figures
and specialist advisors to the industry.
The winners will be announced in the week commencing October