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Work of Art: Grant Writing, for Rural Artists

Learn the essentials of grant writing along with resources for searching and structuring your grants. Part of a series of four Work of Art: Business Skills Workshops for Rural Artists.

Work of Art: Funding, for Rural Artists

Learn how to think creatively about diversifying your funding streams by exploring traditional and new models for generating value, resources, and revenue. Part of a series of four Work of Art: Business Skills Workshops for Rural Artists.

Work of Art: Portfolio Kit, for Rural Artists

Your portfolio is the core of your promotional material and professional calling card. Focus on the essential elements: sharpening your artist statement, tailoring your artistic resume, and curating and formatting your work samples. Part of a series of four Work of Art: Business Skills Workshops for Rural Artists.

Work of Art: Career Planning, for Rural Artists

Where do you want to be both artistically and professionally? Learn how to define your values, identify key choices and develop a plan to achieve your career goals. Part of a series of four Work of Art: Business Skills Workshops for Rural Artists.

Work of Art: Legal Considerations

Obtain general information about your intellectual property, contract basics and structuring your artistic business. Presented in partnership with Saint Paul Public Library.

Work of Art: Marketing

Define your product, discover your target audience, make decisions about how you sell your work, and identify a budget and strategy for your artistic business. Presented in partnership with Saint Paul Public Library.

Work of Art: Engaging Customers and Selling Your Work

Learn tools and techniques to communicate the value of your work to potential customers. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

Work of Art: Business Plan Essentials

Learn how to prepare a simple business plan, in arts-friendly language, to help you organize all the various aspects of your artistic practice and make informed business decisions. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

Work of Art: Grant Writing

Learn the essentials of grant writing along with resources for searching and structuring your grants. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

Work of Art: Funding

Learn how to think creatively about diversifying your funding streams by exploring traditional and new models for generating value, resources, and revenue. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

Work of Art: Legal Considerations

Obtain general information about your intellectual property, contract basics and structuring your artistic business. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

Work of Art: Recordkeeping

Learn how to track revenues and expenses, make informed projections, and gain a clearer understanding of your artistic business finances. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

Work of Art: Pricing

This analytical approach isn’t intended to be the only way to price your work. It’s intended to show you the factors of product production that apply to everything in the marketplace. Once you understand what each of the variables are you’ll be able to customize a formula that fits your business model. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

Work of Art: Promotions

Craft persuasive messaging and create a strategy for how you will get the word out about your work, events, and news. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

Work of Art: Marketing

Define your product, discover your target audience, make decisions about how you sell your work, and identify a budget and strategy for your artistic business. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

Work of Art: Portfolio Kit

Your portfolio is the core of your promotional material and professional calling card. Focus on the essential elements: sharpening your artist statement, tailoring your artistic resume, and curating and formatting your work samples. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

Work of Art: Time Management

Discover analytical and tool-based approaches to manage your time. These tools will help you tackle hurdles related to efficiency, flexibility, and structure to help you reach your artistic goals. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

Work of Art: Career Planning

Where do you want to be both artistically and professionally? Learn how to define your values, identify key choices and develop a plan to achieve your career goals. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.