Art Talks: Hacking Success The Artists Way

Updated: Nov 4, 2019

Hacking Success An Artists Way presents an opportunity to engage with four remarkable speakers, brought to you by

Art Vancouver and  Project Her.


The success of an artist, or any professional, does not occur in isolation. We offer you the opportunity to learn how to ‘hack’ success by diving into the background of the business of art, including such areas as legal care and bookkeeping.


Location: 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver

(Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre)

Date: Nov 7th, 2019

Time: 6:30PM-9:30PM

Early Bird: $35.50

Tickets: $49.50

Get your ticket here.



At this diverse and distinguished speaker event, we celebrate the community surrounding the creation and enjoyment of art. Talented and successful artists are admirable for so many reasons but diving into the minds of such illustrious careers as Jan Kasparec and Marleen Vermeulen is a special opportunity.


Marleen Vermeulen

Marleen Vermeulen, stay at home mom to the world-renowned artist! Marleen had a well-studied and decorated art career prior to relocating to Canada with her family in 1994. Inspired by the natural beauty of the Pacific West Coast she began to focus her talent towards creating very large oil paint canvases. To hear Marleen speak about her work is to listen to a true artist speak passionately, and is greatly encouraged for those who appreciate or practice art. 



Jan Kasparec

Jan is a world collected artist and public speaker dedicating his work to the Great Awakening of Humanity. A world traveller who began his art education at the age of 8, Jan found his new home in Vancouver in 2010. Specializing in oil painting, Jan’s work currently spans the themes of urban and natural landscapes in Vancouver, unconventional Buddha and spiritual paintings, surrealism, and magical realism.

"When all the false beliefs finally collapse, art will still be here, more splendid and present than ever. Cherish it, spread it, create it. If nothing else, believe in art."



Patricia LaPena

From personal to business-related legal issues, Legal Shield is a phenomenal resource and Patricia Lapena knows firsthand what a difference this service can make. With a passion for helping people, and the community of lawyers to back it up, hearing her speak about the very real impact Legal Shield can have, it’s the legal 411 you didn’t know you needed.


Agnes Nkundabagenzi

Agnes Nkundabagenzi (CPA, CMA) has amassed over 20 years of experience in the accounting and consulting fields. She has committed her professional knowledge to help business owners understand their financial statements, improve profitability, and minimize business risk.


Hacking Success an Artist’s Way is about the passion, talent, and background work it takes to become a success in the world of art. We invite you to participate and engage with our speakers as we work to provide insight on how to ‘hack’ success in this remarkable industry.


Want to become a successful artist? Get your ticket here.


Event Will be Hosted by The Maestro.

15–18 April 2021

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