The Exchange Sessions

The Exchange – an Educational Forum for Artists

RVA Thriving Artists is a non-profit that sponsors programs to educate and inform artists. Also, RVA Thriving Artists sponsors monthly figure-drawing sessions at Art Works.

Join us for The Exchange meetings. In these programs, you will learn about the business side of being an artists (creating a website, marketing your art, copyright laws, and techniques around making art (welding, painting, illustrating, clay work and more).

2021 sessions will be in person at Art Works Gallery.

The Exchange 2021 Schedule

June 29, 2021 Business Development: Artist Copyright and Trademark

An Arts and Entertainment lawyer will present information on protecting artistic creations through trademark and copyright.

6 p.m. to 8 p.m. See parking below on Decatur Street.

August 31, 2021 Skill Building: Hot Glass

This session will feature a local glass maker and share the tools and basic skills needed to work in the art of hot glass.

October 26, 2021 Marketing: Tools for successful sales

Get ready for the Holiday sale season with tips for online sales, social media promotion, and tailoring your products to maximize sales.

Cost: Art Works Gallery Members and Resident Artists free. All others, donations accepted at the door.

Complete the form below to register for the upcoming Exchange Session.

Figure Drawing Sessions

Figure Drawing Sessions

These sessions, sponsored by RVA Thriving Artists are held at Art Works each month–usually on the first Sunday from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Learn more about figure drawing, click here.


Mar 30 2021 - Oct 26 2022


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Art Works
320 Hull St, Richmond, VA 23224

Next Event

  • Frank Kreacic
  • Date
    Oct 17 2021 - Nov 20 2021
  • Time
    All of the day