The Artist as an Entrepreneaur Institute

Jeff Koons
Seats are filling up for The Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute this April at the Summit Artspace. Don’t miss your chance to learn about the business of art. 
Akron Area Arts Alliance is seeking artist entrepreneurs for The Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute (AEI) to be held April 13-16 and 20-23 2015 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Summit Artspace. Register today to secure your seat and contribute to your future.

AEI is an artist-focused course designed to give artists the tools they need to hone their business savvy. The course covers all aspects of developing a creative business, from product development to bookkeeping and accounting. Participants learn how to identify and develop their personal brand, understand their market, raise capital and protect their work legally. Connections are built as participants meet area business professionals and local artists who share their success stories and talk about what it really takes to get a creative business moving.

Check out a selection of our accomplished presenters:

Karen Starr – Interior designer and co-owner of
Akron’s Hazel Tree Interiors

Exploring Priorities, Personal Needs, Establishing SMART Goals, Identifying Success Factors

Claudia Zeber-Martell – Potter and co-owner of
Zeber-Martell Gallery & Clay Studio

Defining the Product or Service and
Pricing Overview and Practice
Ted Sikora – Filmmaker

Introduction to Building the Marketing Plan

Ryan Vacca – Associate Professor of Law at
The University of Akron School of Law

Protecting Your Rights
Register below to learn from these presenters and more.
Registration closes April 9th.