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BUSINESS SKILLS FOR THE MODERN CREATOR: SUMMER 2020

Creative professionals are redefining what it means to be an artist. Gain the skills you need to become a more agile and business-savvy creative in a changing economy in Business Skills for the Modern Creator, a new online workshop series taught by leading arts practitioners and
industry professionals.

Learn to write successful business and marketing plans, boost sales, expand your customerbase and build community. Pick up tips on turning your passion into a paying career and hear from local artists about their paths to marketplace success.

Business Skills for the Modern Creator is open to artists in all creative fields and has beenspecially designed to address the needs of creative professionals in the current economic
climate.

View all six sessions of entrepreneurial skills for artists on YouTube here.
 
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The Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute - 

June 2020 marked the 14th year of Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute (AEI), a course of study designed to assist artists of all disciplines, by cultivating and advancing their business skills. To date, over 772 artists have completed the program.

Due to the pandemic, AEI was offered through a variety of free, online sessions for creatives throughout the summer of 2020 as Business Skills for the Modern Creator aslivestreamed sessions; all sessions are available to the public at anytime and can be viewed here on our YouTube playlist

To date, over 1,000 artists have completed the program.


Helping South Florida's creative professionals master business basics, AEI's dynamic series of lectures, workshops and panels primes the modern artist for entrepreneurship.

Want to boost sales, expand your customer base and network with other arts-based and business professionals? Hear local artists' paths to marketplace success - and pick up tips on turning your passion into a paying career.

Founded by the Community Partnership for Arts and Culture in Cleveland, Ohio, AEI is made possible by the generous financial support of the Cleveland Foundation, the George Gund Foundation, the Kulas Foundation and the John P. Murphy Foundation. 

AEI is presented in South Florida by the Broward Cultural Division, and the Community Partnership for Arts and Culture.
 
 
 

 

The Florida Small Business Development Center

 

The Florida Small Business Development Center in partnership with Broward County Cultural Division and Artserve offer, through one-on-one private consulting and group training sessions, the Creative Entrepreneur Development Program provides detailed career and business management assistance to artists in all disciplines and creative fields.

Request an appointment by contacting George Gadson at george.gadson@floridasbdc.org or 954-762-5230.

The Creative Entrepreneur Development Program is presented by the Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC).  A statewide service network partially funded by the Washington, D.C.-based Small Business Administration (SBA), Florida SBDC Fort Lauderdale is accredited by the national SBDC association and hosted by the University of West Florida (UWF).

 

Artist as an Entrepreneur online resources

View additional resources for artists provided here by Creative Compass
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 

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