How to Start an Art Collection

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Taught by Krista Scenna

Krista Scenna is an independent curator and gallery owner based in Brooklyn, NY. She earned her BA in Art History and Spanish from the University of Pennsylvania and her MA in Interdisciplinary Contemporary Art from the Draper Program at New York University.  Scenna has worked for the ICA in Philadelphia, the Queens Museum, the Whitney Museum of Art and New Museum in various capacities. Scenna was also a 2010-11 Lori Ledis Curatorial Fellow and currently serves on the board of Arts Gowanus. In addition to exhibitions at BRIC, NURTUREart and Lesley Heller Workspace, her curatorial portfolio also includes site-specific exhibitions in alternative forums such The Old Stone House, Vax Moto motorcycle garage, the DUMBO Arts Festival and SPRING/BREAK Art Show. Scenna also connects local emerging artists with new art buyers as the Co-Founder and Director of Ground Floor Gallery in Park Slope, Brooklyn. 

$15
Thursday, August 10, 7:00-8:30pm

Location: Ground Floor Gallery

Curious about Brooklyn's thriving art scene? Intimidated by the "art world" and don't know where to start? 

Look no further!

Join Ground Floor Gallery owner, Krista Scenna, for a fun and casual introduction to buying art by local artists in tandem with "Priority Mail," their summer show featuring affordable, small works mailed to the gallery by 200+ artists from everywhere. 

You'll learn about how to find original art in your budget, where to meet artists active in the art world and how to both trust and cultivate your eye. 

No experience as an art collector necessary!

BONUS: Every attendee will receive a free, limited edition print by a local artist to kick start their own art collection! 

This class meets at Ground Floor Gallery, 343 5th Street in Park Slope. 

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