Making Art Your Business: The Marriage of Art and Business

 

 

 

Friday, September 19

8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Carroll Community College, K100

A conference for business education for artists and artisans

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank You to Sponsors:

Or call Continuing Education and Training at 410-386-8100

 

 

Breakout sessions

(See below for details)

 

 $49 (includes lunch)*

*Vegetarian option available. Please note when registering.

 

 

Keynote

Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Strategies for Online Promotion

 

Instructor: Sonya Hand

Room K*155

 

Make sure your time and effort on the Internet is productive.  Learn what you should or shouldn’t do to showcase your artwork/arts business online.

 

Book Discussion

The War of Art: Breakthrough the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles

 

Instructor: Joseph Craig English

Room K*116

 

Join in a lively discussion about this motivational book by Steven Pressfield. If you have already read this helpful tool, please feel free to jump in the conversation – or you may prefer to come and find out if this might be a good resource for you.

 

3D Printing:

The Evolution of Dimensional Artforms

 

 Instructor: Scott Gore

Room K*127

 

3-D printing is all the rage these days, with desktop basic printers in office supply stores.  Learn how this new technology can change yow you prototype, create and/or showcase your artwork.

 

Mad about You: Developing Great Relationships with Galleries

 

  Instructor: Cristina Gruss

Room K*122

 

Cristina Gruss discusses the importance of the “courtship phase” of finding galleries to showcase and sell your art. It really is a dating game!

 

Creating the perfect (for you) Business Card – and how to use it!

 

Instructor: Pam Newton

Room K*115

 

It is all in the details! Having the perfect business card and knowing when to use it can make the difference when you least expect it. Learn how to be prepared for anything with a tiny card!

 

Mad about You: Developing Great Relationships with Galleries

 

Instructor: Cristina Gruss

Room K*122

 

Cristina Gruss discusses the importance of the “courtship phase” of finding galleries to showcase and sell your art. It really is a dating game!

 

How to Start My Arts Business

 

 Instructor: Roger Voter

Room K*116

 

Learn the basics of starting and running a small business in the arts world.

 

Art in the Park and Other Fairs

 

Instructor: Susan Williamson

Room K*127

 

Get some inspiration for getting ready for Art in Park and other arts fairs and festivals. Learn requirements, hear stories and understand what to expect at these local arts venues.

 

Sage Advice on Career Change from the Organic Farmer

 

   Instructor: Jennifer Trice

Room K*115

 

Transitioning into a new career can be a highly rewarding experience, but it takes time, risk and hard work. Will I be able to support myself? What will my family think? Am I doing the right thing?  Hear Jennifer share news about the inherent pains and process of career change, and how to begin to create your successful career as an artist.

 

3D Printing: The Evolution of Dimensional Artforms

 

 Instructor: Scott Gore

Room K*122

 

3D printing technology is a game changer in the arts and crafts world.  Learn how this exciting innovation is transforming how artists approach the creation of dimensional art forms.

 

How to Start My Arts Business

 

Instructor: Roger Voter

Room K*116

 

Learn the basics of starting and running a small business in the arts world.

 

Art in the Park and Other Fairs

 

   Instructor: Susan Williamson

Room K*127

 

Get some inspiration for getting ready for Art in Park and other arts fairs and festivals. Learn requirements, hear stories and understand what to expect at these local arts venues.