Art-Preneur Artist Masterclass

/Art-Preneur Artist Masterclass

Art-Preneur Artist Masterclass

JOIN US FOR A FUN-FILLED DAY OF CREATIVE EXCELLENCE! An Opportunity for All Creatives – Artists, Performers, Writers, Musicians, Artisans, and hobbyists – to learn how to be a badass in your creative business. Join us on October 10th, 2023, for this full-day workshop.

Are you an aspiring or seasoned artist or creative in Northwestern PA with dreams of running a successful creative business? Do you want to demystify the complex world of art marketing, art sales, pricing, and more? Look no further! We’re thrilled to announce our upcoming full-day workshop that will provide you with the essential knowledge and tools to take your artistic journey to the next level.

This FREE (supported by a grant from Erie Arts & Culture, with funds from the National Endowment for the Arts) workshop is designed to help creatives master the business of being full-time creatives.

Here’s a sneak peek of what you can expect during this transformative day:

🌅 Morning Networking (9 AM – 10 AM): CREATIVE MEET AND GREET – Kickstart the day with delicious coffee, scones, and muffins provided by Woods & River Coffee.

🎨 Morning Session (10 AM – 11:45 AM): LET’S GET THIS PARTY STARTED – Dive into the fundamentals of starting a creative business. Learn about creating a solid business plan, setting realistic goals, and managing your expectations.

🥪 Lunch Break (12 PM – 12:45 PM): BREAK TIME – Enjoy a scrumptious lunch snack supplied by Core Goods, recharge, and network with fellow artists.

🎨 Afternoon Sessions (1 PM – 4 PM): THE MEAT AND POTATOES – Get ready to explore the core aspects of your creative business journey:

  • 1 PM – Pricing and Showcasing Your Art: Discover the art of pricing your creations and mastering various avenues, including festivals, galleries, and DIY selling.
  • 2 PM – Creative Marketing: Uncover innovative techniques for marketing your art both online and offline.
  • 3 PM – Maximizing Your Web Presence: Learn how to make the most of your online footprint and build a powerful digital presence.
  • 4 PM – Capitalizing on Creativity: Find out how to get your art in front of a wider audience and leverage your unique talents.

📢 ARTIST Q&A (5 PM): Recharge with delectable snacks from a local shop and get ready for an enlightening Q&A session where you can ask your burning questions and receive expert advice.

📚 Workshop Materials: Attendees will receive workbooks, checklists, Stickers and additional resources to reinforce the workshop’s key takeaways.

🎥 Bonus: Can’t attend in person? No worries! We’ll be recording the workshop and offering it as a free webinar, so you can still benefit from this invaluable content.

Our goal is to empower local artists to break boundaries and make a positive impact on the Northwestern PA artistic community. Join us on this exciting journey to unlock your creative business potential!

We can’t wait to inspire and support you on your artistic endeavors. Let’s make your creative dreams a reality!

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Oct 10 2023


9:00 am - 6:30 pm

More Info

Oil City Library


Oil City Library
2 Central Ave., Oil City, PA 16301
Rafi and Klee Studios


Rafi and Klee Studios
Rafi & Klee Studios


  • Klee Angelie
    Klee Angelie

    Klee Angelie is a multi-talented artist known for her work in jewelry, music, and sculpture. Her diverse creative background brings a unique perspective to the workshop, offering attendees insights into different facets of the art world. As a co-presenter, Klee will share her experiences and expertise in various creative endeavors. Her insights into pricing, showcasing, and marketing art, both online and offline, will provide attendees with valuable strategies to enhance their creative businesses.

  • Rafi Perez
    Rafi Perez
    Artist & Author

    Rafi Perez is a seasoned artist and author who has successfully navigated the world of creative entrepreneurship. With years of experience in the art industry, Rafi has honed his skills and developed a deep understanding of what it takes to run a thriving creative business. He is the author of “The Rogue Artist’s Survival Guide Series,” a comprehensive resource that shares invaluable insights and strategies for artists looking to succeed in the art world.

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