Want to Know my Word of the Year?

Want to Know my Word of the Year?

For the past few years, I have been choosing a word to help guide my goals and actions surrounding my business and personal life. This blog post will help guide you through determining your word of the year, and I will share my word with…

6 Business Planning Strategies for Beginner Artists

6 Business Planning Strategies for Beginner Artists

Are you new to business planning? Ready to start the year off right? Learn some simple strategies and approaches to planning to guide you as you build your business goals. One important point to make before we talk strategy is that I do not recommend…

Do I Need a Business Plan as an Artist?

Do I Need a Business Plan as an Artist?

Wondering if artists and creative entrepreneurs need a business plan? Well, you are in the right place. Let’s begin with the purpose of a business plan. A traditional business plan can help convince investors to fund your venture capital. It can also help you get…

Creating Your Vision Board

Creating Your Vision Board

A vision board is not just a collage of magazine images, it’s a visual tool to help guide you through the year. It’s about making your goals happen! Intention: The intention behind the board is what does the work. It’s the most important part of…

12 Things I learned in 2018

12 Things I learned in 2018

Even though the New Year is all about the resolutions and goal setting, I learned a lot during 2018. Reflecting and noting accomplishments is an important part of ringing in the New Year. I wanted to begin this year with a list of what I…

Prioritizing Your Projects in the New Year

Prioritizing Your Projects in the New Year

So much to do and so little time! This week’s blog post outlines ways to tackle your goals. Try these tactics out to keep your goals in sight and your priorities straight.  Start with a System: Create a system that is helpful but don’t spend…

Defining Success in the New Year

Defining Success in the New Year

With the New Year almost here, it’s time to set goals, start new projects, and plan our resolutions. But before all of that happens, have you thought about spending some time re-defining what success means to you? It’s important to define your own creative success…

Why You Don’t Need a Business Plan

Why You Don’t Need a Business Plan

You don’t need a business plan as an artist. You don’t need a business plan for your small creative business. You also don’t need a business plan if you are a hobby artist. And you don’t need a business plan if you are becoming a…

5 Goals to Further Establish Your Art Business

5 Goals to Further Establish Your Art Business

This week’s article examines what career milestones artists should be aiming towards to further establish their careers. This post is a good reference when setting goals to move your career from emerging to established. This blog post is in response to a previous post that…

5 Goals for Emerging Artists

5 Goals for Emerging Artists

I had a studio visit from a college student who asked a very powerful question that inspired this blog post. He asked, “What are some good goals to have for me at this stage in my career?” As an emerging artist, these are my top…