SOMArts and ArtSpan Present:
Make Your Art Your Business -- 2012 Artist Workshop Series
90-minute workshops designed to sharpen your business skills as a professional artist, prepare you for exhibiting work inside and outside your studio, and help you build community with fellow artists and the public.
"Business Basics for Artist Entrepreneurs"
Tuesday, June 26, 6-7:30pm
SOMArts Cultural Center
934 Brannan St, 94103
with Aletta de Wal, M.Ed., Artist Advisor and Art Marketing Strategist, www.artistcareertraining.com
Take a minute to visualize being a successful artist entrepreneur. Enjoy and revel in the mastery. Sure beats dread and avoidance. It’s fun to rise to meet the challenges of an art business with confidence and competence. You do this when you run into a problem when you are making your art and you can apply the same response to the business side of your art. Learn the business basics so you can avoid tax problems; conduct your business legally and efficiently; and get back to doing what you love – making art.
About the Presenter:
Aletta de Wal, M.Ed., Artist Advisor & Art Marketing Strategist at Artist Career Training, inspires fine artists to make a better living making art in any economy. Aletta works with part-time,emerging and full-time artists who are serious about a career in fine arts. Aletta makes make art marketing easier and the business of art simpler. Equal parts artist, educator, and entrepreneur, Aletta has worked with over 4000 artists in groups and more than 400 individually. Her clients say that she inspires them to do the work to be successful, provides the detail to take specific action, and supports them through the ups and downs of life and art. Learn more athttp://www.artistcareertraining.com