The Artist as Entrepreneur
Business savvy and artistic creation are not often used in the same sentence, but we think they should be. Find out what knowledge and skills you need to market, price, and sell your work, so you can build a successful business from your artistic talents.
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.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>>