Contracts: What Should Be in One? with Patrick Close and Heather Cline

september, 2023

13sep6:30 pm8:00 pmContracts: What Should Be in One? with Patrick Close and Heather Cline6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Event Details

CARFAC Saskatchewan/CARFAC Alberta Wednesday webinar panel discusion
Contracts: What Should Be in One? with Patrick Close and Heather Cline
September 13, 6:30 – 8pm MST / CST

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As self-employed workers, visual artists need to use contracts, to understand what needs to be in a contract, and often how to go about negotiating for a better contract… In this webinar, you will learn from two artists that have dealt with all types of contracts and even dealt with the absence of a contract…


Patrick Close will discuss the technical aspects of contracts, including the various types of contracts, common elements, resources, best practices and industry standards, government legislation / regulations, as well as thoughts on successful contract negotiations. Heather Cline will provide real world examples of contracts based on her experiences exhibiting and working with galleries and institutions across Canada. After these two thirty minute presentations, there will be a thirty minute Q+A based on your questions. As the webinar is on Zoom, we will unmute the audience so you can ask your own questions. Join us and learn how to read, write and change contracts…


Patrick Close is a practicing visual artist living in Okotoks, Alberta with experience as a curator, writer, consultant, artist run centre director, arts council officer and facilitator. He has been active in CARFAC since the 1970’s and was the director of CARFAC Sask for more than 20 years.

Heather Cline has a MFA from the University of Saskatchewan and is a painter and mixed media artist based in Regina, Saskatchewan. Cline has a deep interest in public interaction, and has exhibited widely, participating in residency programs and public engagement across Canada.


Chris W. Carson: Executive Director at CARFAC Alberta
Wendy Nelson: Executive Director at CARFAC Saskatchewan


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