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The WORK of Art workshop in Appleton – one of nine scheduled throughout the state from September 2007 through April 2008 -- will provide Wisconsin arts entrepreneurs with some of the key business skills they need to turn their art form into viable businesses and family-supporting livings. Filled with key information for self-employed creative people who want to make the commitment of time and resources necessary to advance their artistic careers, the workshop series is made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Wisconsin Arts Board.
The format of the workshop is informal and accessible, yet packed with useful, practical information and plenty of opportunities for networking and exploring. Led by Kathleen Richert of Springboard for the Arts, the session starts at 6:30 pm on Friday with a reception, informational meeting and review of the next day’s activities, proceeding to a full day on Saturday with sessions on Simple Business Plans for Artists, and Funding Your Work, and a third discussion session of topics of interest to the participants.
“The arts and artists are part of the central nervous system of
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About the hosts and presenters:
The Wisconsin Arts Board is the state agency responsible for the support and development of the arts throughout
Arts Wisconsin is the state’s arts service, advocacy and development organization; the only statewide organization advocating and speaking up for all the arts in Wisconsin, working at the intersection of the arts and culture, civic engagement, educational enhancement, and economic advancement. www.artswisconsin.org.
Springboard for the Arts is a nonprofit service organization whose mission is to provide affordable management information, consulting and training services designed to improve the business competence and confidence of independent artists and cultural organizations in the