Salon Series: Pivotal Lessons from an American Master Painter. Limited to 50 participants. Sep 23rd, 7pm EDT.

Double your impact & give artists the tools to create thriving businesses: thank you Susan & Steven Goldstein!

All you need is a laptop and you can make your YouTube channel look like CNN.
Special Edition Course.

Free, supportive peer networking: reach a wider audience & sell more art.
Oct 15th, 2pm EDT.

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Reframing Our Creative Livelihood

As the infrastructure of the art industry faces dramatic shifts, it’s a perfect opportunity for artists to reframe their creative livelihood.

How To Tell A Better Story and Be A Better Storyteller

We’re all constantly telling stories, and the choice to get better at it is the choice of whether or not you want to be in control of it.

It’s Time To Use Your Creative Intelligence

We’re in a new reality now. As we rebuild the ways we live and work, the people best positioned to do that are those who “admit” to being creative.

An Economic Powerhouse Hiding In Plain Sight: The Creative Sector

Innovation and creativity will ensure our survival through our current crises, and are fundamental to human success—yet many hold onto the false belief that artists are incapable of leading us.

Art As A Verb: Why We Need Art Now

As artists challenge institutions, reflect inconvenient truths, and build communities; the art world is realizing their viability is dependent on artists themselves.

Millennials Aren’t Killing The Art Industry

Whether they are using the app or not, more young people are looking to turn a quick profit from “art flipping.”

Get Inspired By Pixar’s 4-Part Business Plan

Clearly defining where your talents lie and where you need to leave yourself time to grow can be part of how you can build a creative business over time.

What Makes a Whitney Biennial Artist?

The 2019 Whitney Biennial has 68 living artists—and they have more in common than you might think. Take a look at what helped set these creatives apart.

Say Goodbye to the Fantasy of Being Discovered

Think you need the approval of industry gatekeepers to have a thriving art career? Think again. Seize control of your art business today and follow your own unique path to success.

Mo’ Money, Mo’ Artists

You can’t control if your art is bought, or if the piece you’re working on now will be the one that makes a grant application successful. But you can control your goals and what you’re doing to make them happen.

The Revenge of the Working Artist

They say living well is the best revenge. The world tells you that artists are doomed to starve, but Carolyn Edlund breaks down this insidious lie and encourages working artists to flip the script.

White Supremacy in the Art World (and How to Fight It)

White supremacy is affecting many artists’ abilities to compete in the fine arts world. Here’s how we can combat it from the business side.