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NYFA 'The Artist as Entrepreneur' Boot Camp @ MICA

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Leake Hall ABOX

Leake Hall ABOX

120 W. McMechen St.

Baltimore, MD 21217

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THE ARTIST AS ENTREPRENEUR:
A PROGRAM BY NEW YORK FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS (NYFA)

This daylong course teaches the fundamental principles of sustainability—and ultimately profitability—in the arts. This includes classes on finance, law, marketing, and fundraising. Participants will work through a flexible and dynamic “action plan,” which will provide a blueprint for their future project, career, and business goals. Each receives specific feedback from experts in the field as well as their peers in the course.

The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) 'Artist as Entrepreneur' program provides professional development training to fine artists, utilizes individual and group learning, and emphasizes community-building among the participants.

*This program is open to Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) students, alums, and faculty. Early registration recommended. Space is limited.*

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Breakfast and Registration

Time: 9:30am

Artist as Entrepreneur

Time: 10:00am – 11:30am

A broad overview covering aspects connecting artist as entrepreneur connecting the artist as entrepreneur to law, finance, strategic planning, fundraising, marketing and networking. Participants are introduced to “The Artist’s Action Plan”, and other tools to support their entrepreneurial goals.

SWOT Analysis exercise

Time: 11: 30am – 12:30pm

Fundraising

Time: 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Elements of a proposal including tips and advice on applications (grant/residencies/open calls) to create fundraising resources to support your professional career.

Marketing

Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Overview of marketing including social media; tips and advice for contacting arts professionals, advice and resources for locating studios, connecting with opportunities; creating self-made opportunities, open studio events etc.

Closing Remarks and Next Steps

Time: 3:30pm – 4pm
Opportunity for artists to network.

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Leake Hall ABOX

Leake Hall ABOX

120 W. McMechen St.

Baltimore, MD 21217

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