SESSION 2 WORKSHOP
october 16, 23, 30 & november 6, 13, 20
This October, the St. Tammany Art Association in cooperation with Springboard for Artists presents Work of Art: Business Skills for Artists. WOA is a curriculum developed by the Minnesota based nonprofit, Springboard for Artists, in an effort to better equip artists and arts organizations with the necessary skills to support their careers and organizations. The workshop was developed to supply creatives and creative supporters with basic business skills that help catapult careers and organizational development. STAA Executive Director, Jennifer Dewey will be the instructor alongside guest speakers with extensive experience in each of the six fields.
WOA is a 2 part series comprised of 6 classes in each session. Session 2 will begin Wednesday October 16. All classes take place at the Art House from 6-8pm. Session 2 will cover:
Building a Business Canvas: Updating/Reviewing a Business Plan
Funding and Grant Writing
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Business Plan Essentials
Learn how to prepare a simple business plan, in arts-friendly language, to help you organize all the various aspects of your artistic practice and make informed business decisions.
Discover analytical and tool-based approaches to tackle hurdles related to efficiency, flexibility and your work-life balance.
Obtain general information about your intellectual property, contract basics and structuring your artistic business.
Where do you want to be both artistically and professionally? Learn how to define your values, identify key choices and develop a plan to achieve your career goals.
Learn how to track revenues and expenses, make informed projections, and gain a clearer understanding of your artistic business finances.
Funding & Grant Writing
Learn how to think creatively about diversifying your funding streams by exploring traditional and new models for generating value, resources, and revenue and helping individual artists and small arts groups to understand and prepare strong grant applications.