Surgery
art advice & consultation

WW offers one-to-one sessions for art practitioners needing tailored professional development advice and a friendly consultation service for individual or corporate collectors or those thinking of starting a collection.

Please email wwgallery@gmail.com to book; more information below.

SURGERY
One-to-one tailored sessions are £50 and last approx 1hr

For art practitioners
The WW duo has supported and mentored a number of exceptionally talented artists, assisting them in realising their potential, supporting their successes and promoting them to wider audiences.

WW can offer advice in the following areas:

  • professional development
  • artist portfolio reviews
  • approaching galleries
  • curating
  • promotion/marketing
  • starting your own gallery/project space

For collectors
Whether you are thinking about starting or are already building your art collection, WW can offer you a friendly, accessible and professional consultation service, designed to meet your particular needs, including private viewings, studio visits and our 'test-drive-art' service. In addition works can be purchased in interest-free installments.

About WW
Established in 2008, WW is one of London’s leading contemporary artist-run spaces with a reputation for consistently forward-thinking and innovative projects. WW has a programme of solo and group exhibitions, accompanied by regular talks, tours and publications. This is complemented by off-site projects and the annual SOLO award.

WW's directors Debra Wilson and Chiara Williams are both practising and exhibiting artists, (graduates of The Ruskin, CSM, LCC, UEL, LMU) and have curated a number of successful shows and events, on and off-site, including collateral UK exhibitions at the 53rd & 54th Venice Biennales.

Wilson & Williams also both have over 20 years combined experience in arts education, in particular in HE and FE teaching and management and the pair regularly lead talks, courses and conferences in the UK and internationally. Recent organisations they have worked with include Artquest, The City Lit, The Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine art, University of the Arts London (Futurising, one-to-one curatorship and arts management advice); Sheffield Hallam University (Symposium – Another Way), University of East London (Key Note speakers for UEL Creative Arts Industries Event Series); the IUAV university, Venice (Starting from Venice: The Biennale Collateral Events); and been the subject of a thesis on contemporary art audiences (Audiences of Contemporary art: A Cross-Cultural Reception Analysis, Mireille Haddad, Università degli Studi di Firenze).

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Selection of feedback from our Surgery sessions

"It was a great session and I felt I got way beyond what I had expected in terms of feedback and information. I see it as a very professional and necessary intervention at an interesting point in my practice when there are many changes happening, but ones that are hard to make sense of when you are in the middle of them. Whatever point they are at in their ‘career’, artists need this kind of support and advice so they can make the most of what’s out there – thank you both."
N.H. artist/curator

“Thank you so much for your time, it was great to receive guidance and clear, constructive advice and it’s definitely made sense at a core level. Feels like a ‘refresh’. Thanks also for the leads and opportunities lists and follow-up notes.”
S.M. artist

“Discussing my work with professional curators such as Debra and Chiara has been extremely useful to articulate the discourse about my work, made me realize about the potential of my work and helped me to pursue the right opportunities."
G.M. artist

“I was very impressed by the consultancy provided by WW. Having recently moved to London I was feeling quite overwhelmed by the art scene and at a bit of a loss as to the direction I should pursue. Chiara and Debra were friendly, professional and down to earth. They had obviously researched my work beforehand and so were able to give me a long list of useful links and organisations all of which were very relevant to my practice. I left feeling much more optimitstic about my work and feeling the fee was money well-spent.”
T.P. artist

“Thanks so much for all your advice, encouragement and support! All really crucial info and good to know, it will change my world! Feel so much better about it all today – thanks a million!”
J.R. gallery director

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