Find out how you can take your visual art to global platforms and audiences

What does it take to create global audiences and platforms for your visual art like Nelson Makamo, Zanele Muholi, Mary Sibande, Prince Gyasi, Wangechi Mutu and Omar Victor Diop?

Join the ANF Academy Presents: Creating Global Audiences For Your Visual Art with Sotheby's to find out how you can turn your storytelling, talent, and vision into a global career.

You’ll find out everything it takes to become a compelling visual storyteller, whether through photography, paintings, graphic design, or sculpture, as well as all the tools and resources needed to take your career to the next level through exhibitions and by connecting to global markets and audiences.

It will be presented by Hannah O'Leary, Senior Director and Head of Modern and Contemporary African Art at Sotheby’s, London. O’Leary has extensive experience working with artists and art institutions in Africa. Under her leadership, Sotheby’s has consistently dominated the modern and contemporary art market, breaking over 200 world record prices for artists from the continent, including Marlene Dumas ($6.3million), Julie Mehretu ($5.6million), Lisa Brice ($3,166,000), Njideka Akunyili Crosby ($3.4million), Michael Armitage ($1.5million), and William Kentridge ($1.5million).

She has also written on the subject of Contemporary African Art for various publications and lectured at events and institutions that include the Royal Academy London, the Haus der Kunst Munich, the Kunsthaus Graz, Spelman College Atlanta, the Art Summit Nigeria, the Sotheby’s Institute, and the Venice Biennale. She is a Council Member of the Royal Africa Society in the UK.

Join us on Zoom. 

Date: Wednesday 26 July. 

Time: 2 pm WAT. 3 pm SAST. 4 pm EAT.