Upcoming Art Business Workshops in New England

Join us in October for one of these art business workshops in Maine and Massachusetts, presented by the Arts Business Institute.


Portland and Waterville Maine Art Business Workshops


Want to learn new strategies to market and sell your art or handmade work? You are invited to attend an art business workshop coming up in October, 2016 in New England.

Two one-day workshops, co-sponsored by  the Maine College of Art and the Maine Crafts Association will be held on October 22nd and October 23rd in Portland and Waterville, Maine. Attend for a single day, or opt for both at a reduced tuition rate.

Speakers for this series will be Wendy Rosen, founder of the American Made Show, and publisher of NICHE Magazine for Retailers; Nire Cook, Center for Maine Craft Manager; and Carolyn Edlund, Executive Director of The Arts Business Institute and founder of Artsy Shark.


Maine workshop speakers: Carolyn Edlund, Nire Cook and Wendy Rosen

Maine workshop speakers: Carolyn Edlund, Nire Cook and Wendy Rosen

Topics to be presented:

  • Wholesale 101/Making Work That Sells
  • Introduction to Art Licensing
  • Booth Design
  • Retail 101
  • Selling Art Online
  • Pricing for Profit
  • Building Gallery Relationships

An artist discussion panel will be part of each workshop day. Personalized business consultations are also available to attendees. Tuition for one workshop day is $150.00. Book both days for $250.00.


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Mass MoCA workshop, October, 2016


MASS MoCA and Assets for Artists will sponsor a one-day workshop on Monday, October 24, 2016 at the Holyoke Public Library in Holyoke, Massachusetts, in partnership with The Arts Business Institute. This one-day Sales Intensive workshop focuses on business strategies for fine artists as well as craft artists.

Speakers will be Wendy Rosen and Carolyn Edlund of The Arts Business Institute. Lunch will be provided for attendees at this event.

Five business topics will be presented:

  • Creative Marketing for Artists
  • Wholesale 101
  • Pricing for Profit
  • Sales Strategies
  • Selling Art Online

Regular tuition for this workshop event is $125.00. Save $25.00 with our early registration rate, good through October 1st.


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