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Weavers Guild of Minnesota: Artist Development Series

Weavers-GuildLearn practical skills such as pricing your work, marketing, and applying for funding. Ask questions and hear from experienced textile and fiber artists. Network with others who are also curious about getting their work out there. The Artist Development Series will help you take the next step.

Take the entire series or take the classes à la carte. Support from the Smith Foundation and Weavers Guild members ensures that the cost of the Artist Development Series is low.

The Series will take place in winter-spring 2016. Dates will be determined, depending on the availability of those who are interested in participating.

Are YOU interested in participating? Click the blue button or email Becky bfranklin@weaversguildmn.org with your contact information.

What you may expect from the Artist Development Series…

Gain Necessary Business Skills

Pricing Your Work: Getting Paid for What You Do
Funding Your Work
Your Promotional Toolkit
Marketing Yourself in the Online Age

Develop Your Portfolio

Photo Basics: Working with Digital Images
Photography Session – Get Digital Files of Your Work

Learn from Others

Studio Spaces: Home Studios, Renting Space and Alternatives
Selling and Showing Work: Lessons Learned by Textile and Fiber Artists
Connecting with the Customer: How to Create Commissioned Work
Group Discussion and Networking

Receive Tools & Support

A  Journal for your notes
An online forum to connect with other participants
Facilities and support for participants who desire to organize an interest group.
Application materials to the Jerome Emerging Artist Program and Next Step Grant