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The Business of Art: Markets for Visual Artists April 1

Business of Art

Saturday, April 1  9:45 am – 1:30 pm

Learn about different markets for visual artists and makers. Guest speakers and panelists will include:

  • Courtney Crothers, UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Donald Fowler, The Nasher Store
  • Gabriella Guajardo, Wisteria
  • Julie McCullough, Make + Made
  • Tessa Mugica, Wisteria
  • Chris Unruh, Makers Connect

Tickets will be $25 for members of BCA, CAC and DADA or $35 for non-members and at the door. All tickets are non-refundable. Lunch will be included.

Location: Latino Cultural Center  REGISTER



Join us on Saturday, April 1 at the Latino Cultural Center for the latest installment of”Business of Art:  Markets for Visual Artists”workshop series opportunities to explore the business-side of various topics facing practicing artists presented by The Business Council for the ARTS (BCA), Creative Arts Center of Dallas (CAC) and the Dallas Arts Dealer’s Association (DADA), in conjunction with the Office of Cultural AffairsThe
Participants will learn about current markets for visual artists and makers, including retail and medical markets.  Guest speakers are:  Courtney Crothers, UT Southwestern Medical Center; Donald Fowler, The Nasher Store; Gabriella Guajardo, Wisteria; Ted Matthews, former owner of Artisan’s Collective;  Julie McCullough, Make + Made; Tessa Mugica, Wisteria; and Chris Unruh, Makers Connect.
The workshop will be held Saturday, April 1 from 9:45am to 1:30pm at the Latino Cultural Center, 2600 Live Oak Street, and tickets are available for $25 in advance for members of any of the three organizations; $35 at the door. The cost includes lunch.  To purchase tickets, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-business-of-art-markets-for-visual-artists-tickets-32235114094.

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Handmade E-Commerce Photography & Marketing Workshop

Lindsey Miller Photo

Lindsey Miller Photo


Photograph Better, Sell More, & Spice Up Your Online Store

Etsy Dealers, Shopify Sellers, Instagramers, Facebookers, etc.


WHERE Creating In Cahoots – 1827 West Louisiana Street, McKinney, TX 75069 – View Map

Learn from two experts, Lindsey Miller, a professional product photographer & Alexis Clare, the #1 bath bomb seller on Etsy, for the price of one workshop. Gift yourself the knowledge & inspiration to take better photography of your products without buying a fancy camera. Walk out with beautiful images you can post, that day. This workshop is also geared towards gaining recurring clients, boosting sales, & marketing smart not hard.

Lindsey Miller Photo: 10 + years as a professional product photographer

Whipped Up Wonderful: Full time Etsy seller, nearly 10,000 sales

This will be extremely hands-on, bring you own products & your own camera for customized knowledge on your specific needs. We’ll be supplying the space, a few surprise props to share, equipment to try out, & of course, good grub!

BONUS: Tutorial for videography; both Etsy & Instagram offer video.

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artboost – art marketing workshop Sept. 20 by Misty Oliver-Foster


artboost  – art marketing workshop
taught by artist Misty Oliver-Foster
Start spreading the news!  In today’s world, it is easier and more important than ever for artists to take initiative in promoting their work.  This workshop is designed to point you in the right direction in marketing your art.  We’ll cover topics such as web sites (and what to include on them), blogs and social media, newsletters, printed materials, pricing your work, galleries, alternative exhibit venues, and establishing a professional image.  You’ll leave the class with a binder full of ideas and resources, as well as practical steps to boost your art career to the next level.
This class is offered  Saturday, September 20 from 10:00am – 3:00pm at Fresh Paint Studio in Frisco, TX.  The cost for this workshop is $125, with a catered lunch included.  Hurry!  There are only four (4) spots left.

For more information, visit www.freshpaints.com/classes/artboost.


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Portfolio Publishing on Amazon for Artists & Photographers Oct. 5


Saturday, October 5, 2013; 9 – 12:30PM
Fort Worth Community Arts Center
1300 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Portfolio Publishing: How to Get Your Artwork into Amazon, the Largest Online Gallery in the World

Barbara O’Toole shows artists and photographers how to produce and sell ebook portfolios of their artwork. $125

Agenda for the Class:

A. Benefits of the Electronic Portfolio

B. Assembling Your Book Elements

C. Layout Your Book

D. Putting it All Together

E. Free Tools and Resources

F. Title and Cover Creation

G. Publish to Amazon

H. More Help for Marketing Your Book (and Your Art!)

Here’s What You Bring:

Your Laptop/pad with Word/or Open Office

20 – 36 good photographs of your artwork on your laptop

Artist Statement


All participants make a portfolio-style Amazon eBook during the class.

Registration details are online at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center Website Calendar Detail for October 5th:


Questions or comments may be sent to Rachel Ireland:
Or call (817) 298-3024

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