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Category: Professional Development
New Dramatists is one of the country’s leading playwright centers and a nationally recognized new play laboratory. In the 65 years since its founding, 600 new dramatists have passed through its doors, creating work that has laid the foundation for contemporary American dramatic literature.
The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art offers a wonderful digital resource for artists, about artists, the Louisiana Channel. This video includes clips from well known and respected musicians and visual artists offering their best advice to emerging artists.
On March 15, 2015 at First Street Gallery, The Clark Hulings Fund presented The Challenges and Rewards of Working Large, An Art Business Panel Discussion. The panelists discussed what it was like to create large works of art: the difficulties in transporting, insuring and placing them, and the rewards of creating them.
The Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists provides business training and funding to professional working artists.
Lynda.com is a business resource website by LinkedIN. The site offers memberships for as little as $19.00 per month that will give you access to thousands of video tutorials on a vast aray of business and entrepreneurship topics including some specific to arts related fields such as:
- Video production
- Design (modeling and prototypes)
- Music Business
- Copyright and other legal matters
- Web design
ACI TIP: The resources for musicians are especially plentiful. Non-musicians could sign up for the free trail to see if there are enough business-related resources to make it valuable to them.
4x6 of How to Write a Great Musician's Bio
*Editors tip - this is a great video for all performing and visual artists to learn how to write about themselves in a consise and thoughtful way.
Learn how to create your own Artist Elevator Pitch and see examples from other artists in a variety of artistic disciplines.
Joshua Lingenfelter: Marketing for Non-Marketers from the Indiana Arts Commission's 2014 Leveraging Creativity Conference in Indianapolis, IN.
Shannon M. Linker - Arts Council of Indianapolis at the Indiana Arts Commission's 2014 Leveraging Creatvity Conference in Indianapolis, IN.