The Business of Being an Artist

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business of being an artist

Free appointments with our artist Entrepreneur-In-Residence coach Available Now!

The EC's Entrepreneurs-In-Residence program features Art Meets Business Coaching for artists and creative entrepreneurs with Sandra Xenakis. 40 minutes available per individual. Learn more about our Entrepreneurs-In-Residence program.

Watch for exciting upcoming events in this series for artists, performers and musicians!

For a list of recommended resources from our past Business of Being an Artist events, see our Business of Being an Artist Resource Guide here!

Recorded Webinars

Past Events

November 11, 2021 – "Pricing Your Art Workshop" with faculty artists Terry Abrams, Jill Jepsen and Valerie Mann
April 1, 2021 – "Financing the Arts & Your Business" with Deb Polich, Leslie Sobel, and Daniel Cascardo; moderated by Sandra Xenakis
March 25, 2021 – "Digital Marketing & Branding for Artists" with Alicia Puig, Hien Lam, and Janelle Reichman; moderated by Erin Elly
March 23, 2021 – "Community Based Art Engagement" with Mia Risberg, Cydney Camp, and Kelly Caroline; moderated by Viranel Clerard
November 10, 2020 – "Pricing Your Artwork" with faculty artists Terry Abrams, Jill Jepsen and Valerie Mann
January 28, 2020 – "Pricing Your Art Workshop"
May 21, 2019 – "It's a WonderFOOL Day in the Neighborhood" with WonderFOOL Productions
October 17, 2018 – "Achieving Goals With Group Support"
September 19, 2018 – "Setting Up a Goals Group" led by artist and business owner Sandra Xenakis of Art Meets Business
May 16, 2018 – "The Art of Raising Money" with Joan Sampieri and Tracy Halloran
April 18, 2018 – "Protecting Your Work as an Artist" with Steve Rich and Anne Savage
March 21, 2018 – "Start Selling on Etsy!" with Yolanda Curry
November 14, 2017 – "Pricing Your Work for Profit" with Michelle Massey Barnes
October 17, 2017 – "The Art of Marketing Art" with Kathy Hiner
September 19, 2017 – "Connecting with Customers" with Tim Gralewski

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