Weeknd Updates: A Summit & Siminar

8. 25. 18

Hello everyone! Sorry for the late post, but this should make up for it. There is a summit and a seminar coming in September, courtesy of Artsy Shark.

Credit source: Artsy Shark

Art Business Summit Conquer the Changing Marketplace

September 7-9th, 2018
Dallas, Texas

Art is a Business, and Artists Should Run It

The marketplace is changing—not just technology, but HOW art is marketed, bought, and sold. You, the Artist, are at the center of this. Take charge of your career, mesmerize your audience, maximize your extraordinary professional advantages and Sell-Sell-Sell. This is going to be an amazing event. Tickets are on sale now.

Registration also includes early access to CHF’s Business Accelerator Digital Learning Portal.

The Sooner You Register, the Better the Deal:
Purchase Before Aug 31 (17th-30th) to save $45: Price: $350
From Aug 31 Onward (31st-Sep 7), get a great deal: Price:$395

Summit Leaders

Carolyn Edlund

Sales & Events Director, The Clark Hulings Fund

Elizabeth Hulings

Director, The Clark Hulings Fund

Daniel DiGriz

Education Director, The Clark Hulings Fund
For even more information, please go to

The Arts Business Institute and Pine Shores Art Association 

present a professional development event for artists and makers

September 22-23, 2018

Taking place at Manahawkin Community Center

775 E. Bay Avenue, Manahawkin, New Jersey 08050

Join us for an intensive two-day summit focused on growing your creative business. This program teaches practical, step-by-step, actionable strategies.


Schedule at a Glance

Saturday, September 22nd

9:00 a.m.                          Registration and Welcome

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.    The New Marketplace – Rosen

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.   Creative Marketing Strategies – Edlund

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.   Lunch break

12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.    Pricing for Profit – Rosen/Edlund

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.      Sales Strategies for Artists – Edlund

Sunday, September 23rd

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.    Who is Your Customer? – Rosen

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.   Gallery Relationships – Edlund

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.   Lunch break

12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.     Making Work that Sells – Rosen

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.       Build an Effective Art Website – Edlund


Individual Course Details (all include Q&A)

The New Marketplace

This essential talk focuses on what artists and makers must know about the changing business models in today’s world. How can you earn a living with your creative business? What does the shifting marketplace tell us about the future, and how you can navigate challenges to survive and thrive?

Creative Marketing Strategies

This presentation will transform how you approach marketing. How to understand your target customer and build a compelling message to reach them. Traditional and new marketing methods, with creative and unusual examples. How to start a marketing calendar, get publicity, design email marketing campaigns, press kits and more. 

Pricing for Profit

Incorrectly pricing your work can bankrupt your business. This critical session will help you get a handle on expenses and use the correct pricing formula to grow your creative business. What defines “profit” and why is it essential? Learn how to add value to your work. This talk is in two parts: pricing for wholesale/retail and pricing for fine artists

Sales Strategies for Artists

This talk presents strategies essential to increasing your sales volume through making your work collectible, leveraging your designs, selling consultatively, overcoming objections, structuring your collection; selling concepts and packages.

Who is Your Customer?

Discover your ideal target customer, and explore niche markets you may not even know exist. This presentation will expand your mind and challenge you to increase your prospective markets where your business can thrive.

Gallery Relationships

A basic tenet of selling art or handmade work is building strong relationships with your galleries. Learn how to be a good partner, how to give extraordinary customer service, create repeat sales, and how to handle the biggest asset your small business has – your customer base.

Making Work that Sells

Building a body of work in a cohesive signature style. Sources of inspiration; building a collection; design and detail; establishing a brand. Understanding trends; adding value to your work.

Build an Effective Art Website

Every artist needs a website that is inviting to the reader, shows artwork beautifully and contains certain elements that make marketing and sales much more effective. Steps to create a website presence and message that works and how to avoid the biggest mistakes artists commonly make.

Our Program Speakers & Experts

Wendy Rosen & Carolyn Edlund


Tuition for this event is only $145.00. Space is limited; enroll now.




If you’re interested, just click on the links above to get all the information you need to attend.


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