Artist Professional Development Workshop with Springboard for the Arts

ARAC is partnering with the Duluth Art Institute to host two days of workshops with Springboard for the Arts. And the best part – they’re FREE!!

Registration is required, so hurry before classes fill up! Register for workshops individually or as a whole by calling DAI at 218-733-7560.

Friday, April 8, 201610 a.m. to Noon
Legal Considerations for Artists:
Obtain general information about your intellectual property, contract basics and structuring your artistic business.

Friday, April 8, 20162 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Recordkeeping and Financial Management for Artists:
Learn how to track revenues and expenses, make informed projections, and gain a clearer understanding of your artistic business finances.

Saturday, April 9, 201610 a.m. to Noon
Pricing Your Work: Getting Paid for What You Do:
Discover an analytical approach to defining key elements that will help you calculate the costs and prices of your art for a variety of markets.

Saturday, April 9, 20162 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Social Media for Artists:

Using Facebook and Twitter examples, learn core functionality, best practices and exercises to help you build an online strategy for your artistic business.


Instructor Bio
Anna Metcalfe lives and works in Minneapolis where she graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2009 with her MFA. Metcalfe currently teaches ceramics at the Minneapolis Community and Technical College, and professional development for artists at Springboard for the Arts. Interested in the junction of public art and craft, she makes work inspired by water, agriculture, food and community. As a teaching artist, Metcalfe loves to promote collaboration and interdisciplinary learning environments between the sciences and art-making. She is a recipient of a Jerome Foundation Emerging Artist’s Project Grant for Public Art in 2009, a MN State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant, a Jerome Foundation Study and Travel.