All posts tagged: Carolyn Edlund

Weeknd Updates: Artsy Shark & Arts Business Summit

9. 8. 18 One last post for you guys. Courtesy of Artsy Shark, this is an Arts Business Summit taking place next month in West Virginia. Credit source: Artsy Shark   West Virginia Tamarack Foundation for the Arts and Arts Business Institute present a professional development event for artists & makers October 12-13, 2018   Canaan Valley Resort 230 Main Lodge Rd, Davis, WV 26260 Join us in beautiful West Virginia for an intensive two-day summit focused on growing your creative small business. This program teaches practical, actionable strategies. Schedule at a Glance Friday, October 12th 9:30 a.m.  Registration  10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.    Creative Marketing Strategies – Carolyn Edlund 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.    Pricing for Profit – Rosen/Edlund 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.      Lunch Break 1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.        Niche and Alternative Markets – Wendy Rosen 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.       The Corporate Art/Interior Design Market – Carolyn Edlund 3:30 p.m.  – 5:30 p.m.       Individual Artist Consultations (pre-scheduled)  Saturday, October 13th 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.     Making Work that Sells– Wendy Rosen 10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.    Sales Strategies …

Weekend Scene: Art Business Bootcamp

February 24 / 18 Afternoon everyone! It’s been awhile since I’ve checked out Arts Business Institute. They now have an Art Business Bootcamp coming in April. Credit source: Arts Business Institute     This two-day intensive professional development program presents practical strategies and information on specific markets, with a focus on ways that artists and makers can build sustainable small businesses. Many of the most common challenges artists face will be discussed at length, in an interactive format that invites Q&A within every presentation. The boot camp schedule will include the following topics: The New Marketplace Creative Marketing for Artists Building Gallery Relationships Selling Art Online Pricing for Profit Booth Design Creating an Effective Art Website The Corporate Art Market Personalized consultation appointments are also available at this event for an additional $30 charge. Artists who plan to attend should book their consultation at the time of registration to avoid disappointment. The boot camp will be held at Naples Art Association, 585 Park Street, Naples, Florida on Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21, lasting …

Shadow Spotlight: Artsy Shark

July 11 /16 Good Morning! The weekend has come to an end and now it’s time to crunch. This will be a short week for Shadowbox, but don’t worry, we got great creative information to pass along. First, today’s Creative Close-Up goes to Artsy Shark. What is Artsy Shark? Well, as it states on the website, Artsy Shark inspires artists to build better businesses. Founded by Carolyn Edlund, Artsy Shark provides business tips to artists who want to take their craft to a whole another level. To marketing, selling, building relationships with retailers and galleries, to target your market, mentoring, one-on-one consultations, and so on. Artsy Shark not only educates artists, but helps promote their work, that’s where Featured Artists comes in. All you have to do is submit your artwork, providing a jury fee, and that’s where the promotion begins. Plenty of it. Another way to keep up with opportunities, offers, and other notifications, you can become a subscriber. Just recently, the site has now added their new online art gallery. So to conclude, Artsy …