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"Call for Artists: A Colorado Retreat and Business of Art Workshop"
2005-08-24 until 2005-10-28
Working With Artists
Denver, CO, USA United States of America

Working with Artists is pleased to offer a comprehensive workshop in a retreat environment, high in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Photographers will learn how to conquer the challenges of building their art business with help from two professional consultants who specialize in helping fine artists. Business organizational strategies will help photographers productively navigate the world of collectors, galleries, art fairs and more with Art Career Essentials gurus, Susan Haldeman and Beth Rypkema.

This weekend intensive is designed for the fine art photographer who is ready to dive feet-first into making their art their business. Participants will receive a solid organizational foundation and skilled marketing techniques from this workshop. This weekend will help streamline efforts to get work seen and purchased. The inventive presentation and gorgeous setting will make refining business skills more fun than ever expected. 

The curriculum for the weekend includes Living with the Muse documentary screening and discussion; three interactive workshops: Photography Business Essentials (topics include: budget, income expenses & taxes; equipment ins and outs; handling inventory; working with sub-contractors; records & legal issues); Marketing Essentials for Artists (topics include: promotional plans; exhibition venues; how to present yourself; community networking; free publicity); and Artists Work‚n It (topics include: communicating with potential clients; presenting your artwork; building confidence); and a Guest Speaker.

Event Details:

ACE Your Photo Career: A Colorado Retreat & Business of Art Workshop

Friday, Oct. 28 at 6:30 p.m. ˆ Sunday, Oct. 30 at 1 p.m.

Registration deadline: Oct. 1, 2005 (Space is limited, please register early.)

Location: Mount Elbert Lodge, P.O. Box 40 , Twin Lakes, CO (http://mount-elbert.com)

Tuition including gourmet catered meals & refreshments is $475.

For more information, contact WWA at 303.837.1341

About Working with Artists (WWA)

WWA's mission is to enhance the quality of life in the communities served by encouraging individual expression and communication through arts education. WWA creates programs that inspire and support professional artists and aspiring artists of all ages and from all walks of life. For more information, visit: www.workingwitharts.org.

About ACE

Susan Haldeman and Beth Rypkema, co-founders of Art Career Essentials (ACE), have forty-five years of combined experience in the arts, business and education. ACE is committed to supporting and strengthening the arts community by teaching and facilitating the business of art. This comprehensive program includes workshops, consultations, writing services and career development resources. For more information, contact: 303.521.3707/ acessentials@earthlink.net.

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