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The Business of Art 


What exactly is the Business of Art?  Its preparing artists to present their work in a professional manner when advancing their art career.   All workshops are free to members and $6 each for non-members.  If you know of someone who would like to attend and isn't a member please forward this information. 


We will be presenting workshops with a total of 7 workshops.  In each workshop we will have a drawing for something artfully!  In the final workshop we will hold a drawing combining all participants, times the number of workshops they attended. The winner will receive a Leather Art Presentation case to use when next they present their work for an exhibit!!!  We will try and hold these workshops in various locations to equal out the traveling for artists. 
 
1st workshop:  Wednesday, February 27, 6:30 at the Downtown Public Library 200 N Dakota Ave. Sioux Falls, The workshop will start promptly at 6:30 ending at 8:00. Please register below so we can get an estimate of the number attending. 

  • Overview of all the workshops with dates. 

  • Ivy Oland Dandar  will discuss what she looks for when assisting in acquiring art for companies.  She is Owner of Oland Arts Consulting.  Which Provides consulting services for commercial and healthcare clients, Oland Arts Consulting specializes in the development of transformational environments and incorporation of the arts within corporate and healthcare settings.


2nd workshop:  March 13; 6:30-8:00

 Watertown Public Library, 160 6th St NE, Watertown, SD

There is no conference line at this library but if you register a recording

of the workshop along with handouts will be emailed.

  • Understanding the definition of and writing an Artist Mission
  • Writing your artist Biography   


3rd workshop:March 27; 6:30-8:00

Downtown Public Library 200 N Dakota Ave., Sioux Falls, SD

There is a conference line.  Number and handouts will be sent to those

who register

  • Understanding the definition of and writing an Artist Statement
  • Writing your artist resume


4th workshop; April 10; 6:30-8:00
Brookings Public Library, 515 3rd St, Brookings, SD,

There is no conference line at this library but if you register a recording
of the workshop along with handouts will be emailed.

  • Understand the meaning of branding yourself
  • Creating a Brand Story
  • Creating impactful business cards
  • Pricing your artwork


5th workshop:  April 24; 6:30-8:00

Downtown Public Library 200 N Dakota Ave., Sioux Falls

There is a conference line.  Number and handouts will be

sent to those who register

  • How to photograph your artwork


6th workshop:May 22; 6:30-8:00

 Downtown Public Library 200 N Dakota Ave., Sioux Falls
There is a conference line. 
Number and handouts will be

sent to those who register

  • Editing and resizing artwork for art calls as well as for websites


7th workshop:June 5; 6:30-8:00

Downtown Public Library 200 N Dakota Ave., Sioux Falls

There is a conference line.  Number and handouts will be sent to those who register

  • Review and discuss current calls for art.
  • Preparing a submission
  • Speaker from at least one open call for art and what they look for
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