By Carl Atiya Swanson
Published on Hyperallergic, 2/6/2016
Springboard for the Arts offers Work of Art, a free workbook and video series, for individual study or use by artist groups, organizations, and schools, to help artists develop practical business skills.
“How am I going to make a creative living and also have a life?” This question can be daunting for artists at all stages in their careers, whether they’re just starting out fresh or have been creating for years. A new set of free online resources gives artists a framework for answering questions about career planning, pricing, record keeping, marketing, and more.
Developed by Springboard for the Arts, Work of Art: Business Skills for Artists is based on a professional development and entrepreneurship workshop that has been taught to more than 5,000 artists at arts organizations, colleges, and libraries in over 80 communities since 2010.
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