Business of Art

NOVEMBER  15 & 16, 2019

The Business of Art is a seminar for visual artists in all disciplines with a goal of educating and training artists and enhancing economic development in our state and region.

POSITIONING STATEMENT

The Business of Art is held annually for artists 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.

CORE VALUES

  • Provide sessions taught by experts for artists to learn how to make money selling their art.

  • Encourage creativity and artistic achievement.

  • Practice personal professionalism.

  • Practice professionalism in presenting art.

  • Share resources necessary to build self-sufficient prosperous artists.

  • 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.

VISION

This quality experience and event will result in the following:

 

  • Prosperous artists who excel in their field 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.

Open Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

155 South University Ave. | St. George, UT | 84770

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