RISCA, Mass Moca, Brown University

Professionalize Your Studio Practice with Business Training – Cristina DiChiera

An artist should think of it as a challenge to connect with people, tell their story, and get an audience excited about the project.

Leslie Hirst Objectively Speaking

Taking the Plunge to Become a Working Artist – Leslie Hirst

Exhibition is about “Seeing the world through the physicality of language and bringing the presence of experience into play through language.”

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Maintaining Momentum in an Evolving Art Career – Etsuko Ichikawa

Etsuko’s interview offers an insightful look into public art commissions, the importance of vetting galleries before you work with them, and how to tackle brand management even as your career evolves.

Burros Pulling Logs At Aswan, Clark Hulings

Preserve Your Artistic Legacy – Jennifer Cohen

“The creative legacy is not necessarily an issue of résumé, but about the creative spirit itself shown through your works.”

Tim Newton

Collector: Steward of the Arts – Tim Newton

“Collectors have a vested interest in supporting the work of The Clark Hulings Fund because what goes around comes around in the collecting world.”

Art Business podcast

Creating and Teaching Hand in Hand – Carolyn (Charlie) Bogusz & LaVonne Ewing

Artists need a platform to market and brand their skills as potentially both experts and instructors.

Vanessa Diaz

Artist as CEO – Vanessa Diaz

Vanessa Diaz reimagines architectural pieces to distort conventional perceptions of how rooms and physical spaces should be used.

Lauren Francis Adams

Planning for Residencies, Shows, and Travel – Lauren Frances Adams

“Those that produce the work are often the least in control of what happens to that work.”

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Setting Up an Art Business for Scale – Molly Dilworth

Large-scale artist Molly Dilworth explains the challenges of both producing such works and operating the professional side of the business for scale.

Robert C. Jackson

Becoming a Five-Day-a-Week Artist – Robert C. Jackson

“Most artists never talk about business and, as a result, most artists never make a living from their art.”

Cheryl Gross

The Catch-22: Mixing Media & Crossing Genre – Cheryl Gross

“Color within the lines and you get pigeonholed; cross media and genres, and they don’t know where to put you.”

Gonzalo Fuenmayor

Art and The Politics of Geography – Gonzalo Fuenmayor

Gonzalo’s comments on the role of the artist in an emigre environment (and in general) are fascinating.

Laura Petrovich-Cheney

No Separation Between Work and Life – Laura Petrovich-Cheney

“When people sheared sheep 100 years ago, it wasn’t just work, it was their life; work wasn’t a separate thing.” Art and business are like that.

Art Business podcast

Serious Business: Marketing Your Art in a Flat World – Bette Ridgeway & Sue Roderick

Being serious about your business as an artist is more than paperwork; it’s also mindset.

Stephen Zimmerman

More Wall Space: The Collector’s Journey To Connoisseurship – Stephen Zimmerman

“Anyone with a genuine interest at any economic level can acquire a collection.”

Jane Robinson

Stripping Down to Your Soul and Selling Art Like Hotcakes – Jane Robinson

Building your brand without sacrificing your craft requires both finding your public and going deep into the artist.

Frank Juliano

Art Curation and Curriculum – Frank Juliano

Frank makes it his mission to bring innovation and community building to all aspects of the Arboretum’s programming and operation.

Kristin Gary

Planning the Future of Your Art – Kristin Gary

Waiting until the future to think about the future is a mistake.

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The Enviable Lifestyle of the Working Artist – Carolyn Edlund

Carolyn’s emphasis on the lifestyle of the artist as one of glamour and freedom is insightful and balanced by the call for creating a skill set to further one’s deepest professional aspirations.

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Funding the Well Defined Art Project – Tim Kennedy

Tim helps us understand what it’s like being a visual artist in a photographic world and how to leverage relationships and write effective grant proposals to obtain funding.

Making It in Business as an Artist

“Making It” as an Artist in Business – Brandon Kralik

Brandon helps us understand how, exactly, one “makes it” in business as an artist.

Art Education

Genre Boundaries, Gallery Opportunities – Philip Koch

In this episode, Philip talks about the significance of genre/style for an artistic career, and the business end (selling things) via galleries and dealers.

Artist Financial

Impact of Financial Literacy on Artistic Purity – EG Luttrull

Elaine provides insights on the types of financial decisions that directly impact the purity of one’s art!

Jim Grace, Executive Director of the Arts & Business Council.

Estate Planning for Artists and Collectors – Jim Grace

It’s OK to suffer for our art, but we don’t want it to make others suffer.