Ready to grow your creative business this year? Join us at a professional development workshop this winter.
Artist & Maker Business Bootcamp
February 18-19, 2017
This two-day intensive workshop sponsored by The Arts Business Institute is perfect for both fine artists and for makers who want to sell their handmade items. Our event is filled with practical, step-by-step talks that focus on the biggest challenges artists have in launching and growing their small businesses.
The program includes the following presentations:
- The New Marketplace
- Creative Marketing Strategies
- Wholesale 101
- Creative Sales Strategies
- Pricing for Profit
- Building Gallery Relationships
- Making Work That Sells
- How to Sell Your Work Online
In addition to these interactive lectures (Q&A is encouraged), a panel discussion will be held on the second day of the workshop. Personalized consultation appointments are available, and should be booked at the time of registration. Tuition for this two-day event is $250.
Speakers for this workshop are Carolyn Edlund, founder of Artsy Shark and Executive Director of The Arts Business Institute, and Wendy Rosen, founder of the American Made Show, Best in American Made, NICHE Magazine for Retailers and the American Made Alliance.
Sell Your Photography as Art, Hands-on Workshop
February 25, 2017
This Saturday workshop is an intensive session focused on helping photographers who are interested in marketing and selling their creative work. Limited to 15 participants. Our program will take place at the Understand Photography Training Center in Naples, FL and run from 9 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
Topics presented during this program:
- Build Your Portfolio
- Know Your Audience
- Tell Your Story
- Brand Your Business
- Create Your Plan
A bonus presentation will be given on the topic, “What do judges look for in competition and for a juried position in an art show?”
Early bird registration is $159 until January 24th. Regular tuition price after that date is $189.
Speakers for this workshop program are Carolyn Edlund, founder of Artsy Shark, and Peggy Farren, owner of Understand Photography.
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