Assets for Artists is an innovative artist-support program that provides FREE business & professional training for Rhode Island’s artist entrepreneurs.
Arts Marketing 101 – Tools of the Trade
Tuesday, May 5 and Tuesday, June 2, 1:30 -3:30PM at Portsmouth Arts Guild Center for the Arts
Deborah Obalil, Director, Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design
In this two-part workshop, Ms. Obalil will help you better understand your arts business, increase your base of support, and achieve your overall career goals. Discussion will include branding, target audience, communications and promotions strategy, action planning, tracking & evaluation. Hosted by the Portsmouth Arts Guild Center for the Arts, 2679 East Main Rd, Portsmouth, RI.
To Register for this workshop go to: http://arts-marketing-101-toolsofthetrade.eventbrite.com
Business Planning for the Artist
Friday, May 22, 10am – 5pm (Providence RI)
Sarah Guerette, Coastal Enterprises, Inc.
Sarah Guerette is a business counselor who specializes in small businesses and artist-run enterprises. This interactive workshop for artists in all media will cover the fundamentals of arts
marketing, equipping participants with the skills needed to develop a personalized marketing plan.
To Register for this workshop go to: https://eventbrite.com/event/16754214306
Day of Legal Training for Artists
Friday, May 29, 10am – 2pm (Sandywoods Farm, Tiverton RI)
James Grace, Director, Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston & Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Mr. Grace will present on the art of negotiation, the truth about copyright and how to work with contracts, including gallery, agent and licensing. This workshop will provide you with a
new understanding of your legal rights and obligations as a creative entrepreneur.
To Register for this workshop go to: http://assets-dayoflegaltraining.eventbrite.com
The Assets for Artists program is a partnership of MASS MoCA, the Midas Collaborative, and ArtHome. The 2015 Assets for Artists program is brought to Rhode Island through
a partnership with the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, with additional program support from the United States Department of Agriculture.