May
16
Wed
The Business of Being an Artist Speaker Series: The Art of Raising Money @ Great Lakes Regional Training Center, Room GL202
May 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Art of Raising Money flyer - FINAL-1If you’ve ever tried to raise money for a creative project, the process may seem daunting. Here to demystify that experience are two successful, inspiring fundraisers. They will share their knowledge of how to choose the right funder, when to apply for grants, stages of fundraising, building support for your project, and much more.

Speakers

Joan Sampieri

Joan Sampieri is the owner of D. Joan Sampieri Associates, a company founded in 2004 that works with nonprofits to build sustainability through good governance, appropriate planning, program evaluation, and capacity building. Prior to that she worked for various nonprofits, most recently as president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Miami and the Florida Keys. She is currently president of the board of PencilPoint TheatreWorks in Ypsilanti.

Tracy Halloran

Tracy Halloran is a 2014 Kresge Artist Fellow in dance and music. She is founder and artistic director of the dance company ConteXture dance Detroit, assistant professor of dance at Marygrove College, and a sought-after choreographer and teacher. Her students have performed with Zurich Ballet, Atlanta Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Charlotte Ballet, Ballet of Arizona, Illinois Ballet Theater, Disney World’s Beauty and The Beast, and Royal Caribbean, among others.

Register Here!
May
21
Mon
The Business of Being an Artist: Coaching with Sandra Xenakis @ Entrepreneurship Center
May 21 @ 10:00 am

“Art Meets Business” Coaching for Artists & Creative Entrepreneurs with Sandra Xenakis

Coaching sessions at: 10am, 11am, 12pm

Free one-on-one business coaching for creative entrepreneurs. One hour available per individual. Cannot have had Art Meets Business coaching previously.

Important note: No-shows will forfeit their chance to schedule a future coaching session. Please contact us at entrepreneurship@wccnet.edu or 734-249-5880 if you cannot attend your scheduled coaching session.

Art Meets Business hopes to “bust the myth” of the starving artist by helping creative entrepreneurs become more successful. Research shows that the most successful entrepreneurs are those who have a firm grasp of basic business skills. AMB offers access to business resources and information on marketing, pricing, negotiating, using social networking sites, customer relations, working with galleries, record-keeping, contracts, and many other issues that affect the success of artists.

This program was made possible by a faculty grant from the WCC Foundation.

Register Here!
Sep
14
Fri
The Business of Being an Artist: Coaching with Sandra Xenakis @ Entrepreneurship Center
Sep 14 @ 1:00 pm

Artist coaching flyer“Art Meets Business” Coaching for Artists & Creative Entrepreneurs with Sandra Xenakis

Coaching sessions at: 1pm, 2pm and 3pm

Free one-on-one business coaching for creative entrepreneurs. One hour available per individual. Cannot have had Art Meets Business coaching previously.

Important note: No-shows will forfeit their chance to schedule a future coaching session. Please contact us at entrepreneurship@wccnet.edu or 734-249-5880 if you cannot attend your scheduled coaching session.

Art Meets Business hopes to “bust the myth” of the starving artist by helping creative entrepreneurs become more successful. Research shows that the most successful entrepreneurs are those who have a firm grasp of basic business skills. AMB offers access to business resources and information on marketing, pricing, negotiating, using social networking sites, customer relations, working with galleries, record-keeping, contracts, and many other issues that affect the success of artists.

Register Here!
Sep
19
Wed
The Business of Being an Artist – Setting Up a Goals Group @ Morris Lawrence Building, Room ML 150
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Artist Workshops flyerReady for the next step in growing your creative business? Create an artist goals group! Find out how to build a group of peers, give and receive support, hold each other accountable for business goals, and get more accomplished.

Learn how in this free, two-part workshop – attend one or both dates!

September 19: Setting up a Goals Group

Watch an actual goals group meeting of four working artists. Then, set up your own small group and hold your first meeting.

Register For Sept 19 Here!

 

 

October 17: Achieving Goals with Group Support

Hold your second goals group meeting right here. OR, if you didn’t join a group earlier, come to this workshop and learn more.

Register For Oct 17 Here!
Oct
17
Wed
The Business of Being an Artist – Achieving Goals With Group Support @ Morris Lawrence Building, Room ML 150
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Artist Workshops flyerReady for the next step in growing your creative business? Create an artist goals group! Find out how to build a group of peers, give and receive support, hold each other accountable for business goals, and get more accomplished.

Learn how in this free, two-part workshop – attend one or both dates!

September 19: Setting up a Goals Group

Watch an actual goals group meeting of four working artists. Then, set up your own small group and hold your first meeting.

Register For Sept 19 Here!

 

 

October 17: Achieving Goals with Group Support

Hold your second goals group meeting right here. OR, if you didn’t join a group earlier, come to this workshop and learn more.

Register For Oct 17 Here!
Oct
19
Fri
The Business of Being an Artist: Coaching with Sandra Xenakis @ Entrepreneurship Center
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm

Artist coaching flyer“Art Meets Business” Coaching for Artists & Creative Entrepreneurs with Sandra Xenakis

Coaching sessions at: 1pm, 2pm and 3pm

Free one-on-one business coaching for creative entrepreneurs. One hour available per individual. Cannot have had Art Meets Business coaching previously.

Important note: No-shows will forfeit their chance to schedule a future coaching session. Please contact us at entrepreneurship@wccnet.edu or 734-249-5880 if you cannot attend your scheduled coaching session.

Art Meets Business hopes to “bust the myth” of the starving artist by helping creative entrepreneurs become more successful. Research shows that the most successful entrepreneurs are those who have a firm grasp of basic business skills. AMB offers access to business resources and information on marketing, pricing, negotiating, using social networking sites, customer relations, working with galleries, record-keeping, contracts, and many other issues that affect the success of artists.

October Registration Full

Nov
9
Fri
The Business of Being an Artist: Coaching with Sandra Xenakis @ Entrepreneurship Center
Nov 9 @ 1:00 pm

Artist coaching flyer“Art Meets Business” Coaching for Artists & Creative Entrepreneurs with Sandra Xenakis

Coaching sessions at: 1pm, 2pm and 3pm

Free one-on-one business coaching for creative entrepreneurs. One hour available per individual. Cannot have had Art Meets Business coaching previously.

Important note: No-shows will forfeit their chance to schedule a future coaching session. Please contact us at entrepreneurship@wccnet.edu or 734-249-5880 if you cannot attend your scheduled coaching session.

Art Meets Business hopes to “bust the myth” of the starving artist by helping creative entrepreneurs become more successful. Research shows that the most successful entrepreneurs are those who have a firm grasp of basic business skills. AMB offers access to business resources and information on marketing, pricing, negotiating, using social networking sites, customer relations, working with galleries, record-keeping, contracts, and many other issues that affect the success of artists.

Register Here!
Dec
14
Fri
The Business of Being an Artist: Coaching with Sandra Xenakis @ Entrepreneurship Center
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm

Artist coaching flyer“Art Meets Business” Coaching for Artists & Creative Entrepreneurs with Sandra Xenakis

Coaching sessions at: 1pm, 2pm and 3pm

Free one-on-one business coaching for creative entrepreneurs. One hour available per individual. Cannot have had Art Meets Business coaching previously.

Important note: No-shows will forfeit their chance to schedule a future coaching session. Please contact us at entrepreneurship@wccnet.edu or 734-249-5880 if you cannot attend your scheduled coaching session.

Art Meets Business hopes to “bust the myth” of the starving artist by helping creative entrepreneurs become more successful. Research shows that the most successful entrepreneurs are those who have a firm grasp of basic business skills. AMB offers access to business resources and information on marketing, pricing, negotiating, using social networking sites, customer relations, working with galleries, record-keeping, contracts, and many other issues that affect the success of artists.

Register Here!
Feb
5
Tue
The Business of Being an Artist: Coaching with Sandra Xenakis @ Entrepreneurship Center
Feb 5 @ 10:30 am

AMB Coaching flyer“Art Meets Business” Coaching for Artists & Creative Entrepreneurs with Sandra Xenakis

Coaching sessions at: 10:30am, 11:30am and 12:30pm

Free one-on-one business coaching for creative entrepreneurs. 50 minutes available per individual. Cannot have had Art Meets Business coaching previously.

Important note: No-shows will forfeit their chance to schedule a future coaching session. Please contact us at entrepreneurship@wccnet.edu or 734-249-5880 if you cannot attend your scheduled coaching session.

Art Meets Business hopes to “bust the myth” of the starving artist by helping creative entrepreneurs become more successful. Research shows that the most successful entrepreneurs are those who have a firm grasp of basic business skills. AMB offers access to business resources and information on marketing, pricing, negotiating, using social networking sites, customer relations, working with galleries, record-keeping, contracts, and many other issues that affect the success of artists.

Links to Register Below:

10:30-11:20am Registration

 

 

11:30am-12:20pm Registration

 

 

12:30-1:30pm Registration
Mar
5
Tue
The Business of Being an Artist: Coaching with Sandra Xenakis @ Entrepreneurship Center
Mar 5 @ 10:30 am

2019 Art Coaching Flyer“Art Meets Business” Coaching for Artists & Creative Entrepreneurs with Sandra Xenakis

Coaching sessions at: 10:30am, 11:30am and 12:30pm

Free one-on-one business coaching for creative entrepreneurs. One hour available per individual. Cannot have had Art Meets Business coaching previously.

Important note: No-shows will forfeit their chance to schedule a future coaching session. Please contact us at entrepreneurship@wccnet.edu or 734-249-5880 if you cannot attend your scheduled coaching session.

Art Meets Business hopes to “bust the myth” of the starving artist by helping creative entrepreneurs become more successful. Research shows that the most successful entrepreneurs are those who have a firm grasp of basic business skills. AMB offers access to business resources and information on marketing, pricing, negotiating, using social networking sites, customer relations, working with galleries, record-keeping, contracts, and many other issues that affect the success of artists.

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