Arts Alive! works in partnership with The Hannah Grimes Center to present monthly Artist to Artist workshops. In these workshops presenters share tips and tricks to improve creative industry business practices - from Marketing and social media to selling platforms and copyright law, these workshops cover what artists need to know to run successful businesses.
Workshops are FREE for members and $5 for nonmembers. Membership in Arts Alive! is $15/year.
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Artists and art tour organizers from the Monadnock region and Windham County gathered to discuss tour participation, audiences, marketing, and “pizzaz factor” of the dozens of art tours around the southeastern vermont and southwestern new hampshire regions.
Makerspaces allow Makers to access tools and equipment that they might not otherwise be able to get their hands on.
Marketing is about personal relationships, and expanding them to sell your work. But, there are some basics to invest your time in to find success in networked marketing.
An artist statement is a alternative way to communicate about your art to people who are not visual, or trained makers themselves. It is a way to translate the visual into the verbal. And it is a way to talk about yourself.
Posting or sharing your work on social media seems like a great marketing avenue for many artists. However, many social media sites have "terms of service," or a contract, that you agree to when you sign up to use the site. That contract can often include things like allowing the site to use your images for free and for whatever purpose they like. Yikes!
Looking for the basics of Copyright law that may apply to your work? If you want to protect what you create, your intellectual property, start here!
Photographing your art doesn’t have to be difficult, costly, or time consuming. Charley Freiberg, commercial photographer, shared many helpful tips with us last year for our Artist to Artist program.
Arts Alive! in partnership with the Hannah Grimes Center hosted an Artist to Artist workshop on "Merchandising your work." Here is some of what we learned.
How can artists create cooperatives? On Thursday October 6th, Arts Alive! hosted an Artist to Artist workshop in partnership with the Hannah Grimes Center and MAxT, Peterborough's Makerspace, to teach the community about how cooperative models work and how they can benefit creative entrepreneurs.