WE CAN'T WAIT FOR THIS YEARS BUSINESS OF ART!
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NOVEMBER 12-13, 2021!
We are planning the event to accommodate in person social distancing. We can't wait for this years Business of Art! TWO FULL DAYS! You can view the class schedule and register in the drop down menu. We can't wait to see you!
Thank you to Deborah Bice for donating this beautiful piece for use in the Business of Art seminar!
The Business of Art is held annually for artists and small businesses to come to learn and create a successful art business.
Dixie State University, in St. George Utah and the DSU Sears Art Museum, developed and sponsor this event as a community outreach program. Kathy Cieslewicz, DSU Director/Curator, originated the program and facilitates the event; Paul and Susan Bingham, owners of the Maynard Dixon Gallery serve as honorary founding co-chairs.
The Business of Art is a seminar for visual artists and small businesses, in all disciplines, with a goal of educating and training artists and enhancing economic development in our state and region.
Provide sessions taught by experts for artists to learn how to make money selling their art.
Encourage creativity and artistic achievement.
Practice personal and business professionalism.
Practice professionalism in presenting art.
Share resources necessary to build self-sufficient prosperous artists who thrive and contribute to the economy.
Teach social media to create a network for communication to share exhibits, classes, opportunities, residencies, sources for materials, etc.
Provide an event for networking in an atmosphere of inspiration and innovation.
This quality experience and event will result in the following:
Prosperous artists who excel in their field of business and in marketing.
Artists who contribute to the economy.
Artists who follow sound business practices.
Artists who maintain ethical practices.
An artist community that is inclusive, cohesive, and inspired.