The Business of Creativity Workshop: Back By Popular Demand

When:
February 22, 2014 @ –
2014-02-22T09:00:00-05:00
2014-02-22T15:30:00-05:00
Where:
The Foundry for Art Design + Culture
119 Remsen Street
Cohoes, NY, 12047
United States

This workshop is essential for all creatives—from illustrators and photographers to graphic designers, animators, writers, fine and performing artists and more—who want to succeed at doing what they love.

$95 for Early Birds by January 11
$125 Regular Workshop Fee

PURCHASE TICKETS BELOW. Registration and payment deadline is February 15 by Midnight.

AUDIENCE
This workshop is designed for creatives looking to start a business or increase income from their creative talents. However, creatives who have an existing business but are looking to tighten up their business practices will find it highly beneficial as well.

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION
The business of creativity takes vision, dedication, hard work, organization, business savvy, and, of course, a true love of your art. In this beginner level workshop, you will be given the guidance you need to turn your creative skill into a full-fledge career or business. Artists and creative entrepreneurs who take the Foundry’s signature workshop, The Business of Creativity will learn key business skills that provide them with the knowledge and resources to help advance their art, develop their ideas and increase their financial independence. Students will learn key concepts involved in goal setting, strategic planning, marketing and self-promotion, money management, legal issues and project financing.

INCLUDES
Lite refreshments, lunch, copy of Creative, Inc.: The Ultimate Guide to Running a Successful Freelance Business

SCHEDULE
9:00 am Registration & Networking
9:30 am Workshop Session
12:00 Lunch & Networking
1:00 pm Workshop Session
2:30 pm Break
2:40 pm Workshop Session
3:30 pm Closing Remarks

“The workshop was an inspiring and comfortable atmosphere in which I was able to relate to other like minded artists. Alana is very relatable and low key.”

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
The Business of Creativity is taught by The Foundry’s co-founder Alana Sparrow. Alana is a leading creative entrepreneur, accomplished fine artist, award winning designer and marketing professional with 20+ years of experience. She has worked with regional, national, and international clients in the business to business and business to consumer markets, in industries ranging from finance to fashion.