Beyond the Studio: Creating A Sustainable Artist Practice With Lauren Bolshakov

Date: Tuesday, July 29 —Tuesday, July 29, 2025
Time: 6:00 PM —8:00 PM
Location: McColl Center
Cost: $35

Finding your way as an artist can be overwhelming. There are many ways to create a sustainable career, from galleries to e-commerce to collaborating with Interior Designers. Join Lauren Bolshakov as she demystifies the distinct types of art markets and how to present yourself professionally to sell your work. Learn how to stay organized, handle pricing across platforms, and build client lists, all while staying true to yourself.

Doors at 5:30pm, talk starts at 6:00pm.

**Complimentary drink (beer, wine, sparkling water) included

About the Speaker:

Lauren Bolshakov is a Charlotte, NC based artist, best known for her abstract mixed media paintings, defined by soft colors, balance, and elegant linework. She works in watermedia, incorporating charcoals, pastels and most recently oils on a variety of surfaces.  Bolshakov currently serves on the boards of The Foundation for Tomorrow and The McColl Center and is also involved with The Children’s Home Society of Charlotte, the Mint Museum Auxiliary and Arts for Life.

Bolshakov's work is represented in several galleries including Art & Light Gallery, Greenville, SC, The Art Salon, Charlotte, NC, and Jenner McGinn Studio, Atlanta, GA.