Santa Fe, NM -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/19/2018 -- The Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists (CHF) and The Arts Business Institute (ABI) are excited to announce the Second Annual Art Business Summit scheduled for April 6-7. This inspiring event with amazing Spring weather takes place in gorgeous Santa Fe New Mexico, a city long revered for its artist community, at Santa Fe Community College, 6401 Richards Ave, Santa Fe, NM. The event is a two-day business development seminar for working artists, and is a chance for creators to take an in-person deep dive into the business side of their career practice as a visual artist.
The Second Annual Art Business Summit helps visual artists build their power-collective of peers and industry professionals, and create a truly effective action plan for their own business and career growth. Topics will include cultivating relationships with galleries, leveraging other art sales strategies, maximize digital sales, pricing for utmost revenue, creating sales and marketing messages that truly resonate, and much more.
Clark Hulings Fund founder and director Elizabeth Hulings notes, "Santa Fe is one of the largest art markets in the country, and home to a tremendous number of working artists. We are thrilled to be delivering tangible business skills and training in CHF's hometown, and we are most excited to be doing it with the Arts Business Institute. Our organizations complement each other perfectly, and that shows in the value we deliver together."
Program speakers will include Wendy Rosen, the founder of the Arts Business Institute, Carolyn Edlund, executive director of the ABI, Elizabeth Hulings, director of the Clark Hulings Fund, Daniel DiGriz, education director for the Clark Hulings Fund, and more to be announced.
In addition to attracting artists from around the nation to this recently launched and growing annual event, the event supports the vibrant art economy of Santa Fe, New Mexico where one in six residents lists "artist" as the occupation on their tax return!
The event fee is $395, but an early bird price of $245 is available until December 31. Tickets are available here.
About The Clark Hulings Fund
The Clark Hulings Fund (CHF) helps professional visual artists compete in an increasingly complex marketplace by providing them with strategic business training and support, regardless of the styles or movements in which they work. CHF also brings together artists, collectors, curators, and other industry experts to share knowledge and build an artistic community that benefits all.
About The Arts Business Institute
The Arts Business Institute was founded as a 501(c)(3) organization in 2002 to serve a crucial, common need in the art- and craft-making communities – practical business education for creative entrepreneurs. The Arts Business Institute partners with art nonprofits, business development centers and art education organizations across the nation to provide specialized technical assistance and business education for studio artists, craft professionals and creative entrepreneurs seeking to grow their businesses to a national audience of collectors and galleries.
For more information please visit https://clarkhulingsfund.org.
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