The Business of Art

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The Florence Regional Arts Alliance with the generous support of Wells Fargo provided a business workshop series that proved to be great success.  We aim to bring a new series for our arts community once more with your valued input!

2016 Business of ArtSeries  included:

Legal Challenges for Creatives / Reynolds Williams

The Power of Words: Artist Statements & Titles / Julie S. Mixon

Taking the Leap: The Story of a Studio / Tiffany Thomas & Symon Gibson

Panel Discussion: Social Media & Marketing / Charles Jeffcoat, Tamell McDaniel, and Tonita Perry

2015 Business of Art Series:

Copyright and Licensing: ASCAP and More  / Dr. Brandon Goff

The Art of Telling a Story and Finding Inspiration  / Libby Wierseman

Creativity vs. Convention: Talent and the Real World / Dr. Jon Tuttle

Pricing Work: How to Honestly Look at Cost and Time without Emotion / Louise Dargan Thompson

Is being an Artist a Business? Taxes & Sales Licenses for the Artist / SC Department of Revenue Representative

Free Advertising: Marketing on the Cheap / Charles Jeffcoat

Crafting an Artist Statement and Bio of a Professional / Trizia Cox

Retirement Planning and Finances for the Artist /

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