The 3rd Annual Santa Fe Art-Business Conference will be a three-day event taking place September 16, 17, and 18, 2019 at the Santa Fe Convention Center. Programming for the first two days of the conference consists of high-level presentations and interactive sessions designed to educate and support artists in becoming self-sustaining entrepreneurs. Topics include setting a viable business objective and action plan, honing a brand story, sales channels, pricing, sales strategies and building a dynamic peer network. Artists will also attend a session on the final day of the conference, which is a Thriving Art Exchange event that will also bring in art industry leaders and influencers, government and business owners, collectors and other stakeholders. The purpose of the exchange is to examine the industry’s current reality, dynamics, and trends, and foment discussion and ideas to shape a thriving local art economy that serves all of its members. This interactive process will involve spirited inquiry and debate, as we work toward shared goals, values, strategies, and action plans. The three day Art-Business Conference is presented by The Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists in partnership with the Santa Fe Arts Commission.