No MoreStarving Artists – How to Make a Career from Your Art
John Paul Fischbach, Founder, Auspicious Arts Incubator
Session Title: 5 Things You Can Do Right Now to Create a Successful Arts Career
Session Instructor:John Paul Fischbach
Provided to participants: Booklet
Participants need to bring: Pen or pencil
This two hour workshop is perfect for any artist who wants to know the practical steps they can take to boost their arts business. Join JohnPaul Fischbach, founder of the Auspicious Arts Incubator, as he takes you through the skills and processes you need to make your arts career sustainable. In this workshop you will learn:
- To assess your strengths and weaknesses to see what opportunities you have
- How to set specific and measurable goals for your arts business
- The techniques you can use to change your language and make it work for your marketing
This session is for any artist at any stage of your career. It is open to artists from all disciplines that need help with the business side of their arts practice. This is a practical working session where you will actually do things right now.
This is one of our most popular workshops for artists wanting to know the practical steps they can take to boost their arts business. It is a great professional resource for those who want to make more money from their art.
Summary of Workshop Exercises
Attendees only need a pen or pencil. Every attendee is given a booklet to fill out. The first thing to fill out is a box asking them what they think need to happen for the session to be worth it. Between each writing task there will be group and individual discussions, and talks fromJohn Paul. John Paul will run a Powerpoint presentation off of his laptop.
Then they are asked to take stock and write down their strengths,weaknesses and one opportunity that is coming up on the horizon. The third task is to pick two people in each artists’ life that can be relied upon to hold them accountable for boosting their career. The fourth task is picking a long and a short-term goal to stick to.After this the artists are asked to pick two things they can do to achieve those goals. Finally each artist does a task that will help them change their language about their arts practice.
At the end there will be more group discussion and a summary.
JohnPaul Fischbach is an author, producer, director, designer, educator,and a highly sought-after arts business consultant. He is a successful artist entrepreneur whose greatest strength is having lived the artist experience.
As the CEO and co-founder of Auspicious Arts Incubator, John Paul travels extensively around Australia as well as the US and Canada,helping independent artists, organizations, and venues make more money by learning to use value-based language for their marketing and communications.
Throughout his career, he has worked with more than 3,800 artists to transform their lives. John Paul has recently published his first book, ‘NoMore Starving Artists’, a guide written by an artist for artists who want to master their business.