The Artist as Entrepreneur
Monday, October 31, 2011 12:00 pm
Free. Times shown are in Eastern Time (ET).
Business savvy and artistic creation are not often used in the same sentence, but we think they should be!
Get answers to your most pressing questions about the knowledge and skills you need to market, price, and sell your work, so you can build a successful artistic enterprise. We will devote most of the hour to your questions and comments at this live chat discussion taking place entirely online, here!
Rebecca Posey is a development researcher and consultant with an independent practice serving NGOs throughout the United States. Her experience is focused on topics related to impact philanthropy, civil society movements, organizational development, social enterprise, and nonprofit social engagement. She presently serves as Georgia state director for the Not For Sale Campaign to end modern day slavery and the chair of Atlanta for Acumen Fund, which uses patient capital approaches to change the way the world tackles poverty. In July 2011, Rebecca helped Atlanta-based Addo Games raise over $18,000 in 33 days on Kickstarter for its upcoming iPad title, Robots Love Ice Cream.
Matt Charboneau is the Arts Network Leader for the Council of Smaller Enterprises (COSE) in Cleveland, OH. Matt leads a network of professional artists and arts based business owners offering professional development resources, education and networking events, benefits programs and business savings to those in the creative industries. Matt has been active in arts management and promotion in the Cleveland area for the past several years. He plays the double bass and electric bass, and has been a professional musician for the past 15 years and has performed regionally, nationally and internationally in jazz, rock, blues, roots music, Afro-Cuban and Brazilian music ensembles. Read more>>
How It Works:
This live, text-based online chat will happen entirely at GrantSpace. The chat window will become live on the day of the chat, and you can submit questions and comments, interact with presenters, and follow the conversation as it happens. Don't miss it!
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See also our Knowledge Base Articles for artists for more resources.