Tag: businessofart



Headshot of Amani Olu with several publications on a table

Business of Art | 10 Steps to Protect Your Narrative as a Black Artist

“We must end the cycle of compromising our identities to participate in wealth production.” — Amani Olu Amani Olu, Founder and CEO of marketing agency Olu & Company, is, as stated in The Art Newspaper, an “art world multitasker.” This description is not an exaggeration. Olu is also the co-founder of Detroit Art Week, founder…

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Business of Art | Crowdfunding 101

Crowdfunding Consultant and Artist Daniel Sharp shares what you need to know before launching your next successful crowdfunding campaign. With experience as an Arts Outreach Lead at Kickstarter and a track record of millions of dollars raised as a consultant for independent projects, Crowdfunding Consultant and Artist Daniel Sharp shared the do’s and don’ts of…

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Monday Motivation | Asking for Support

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week We all think of the art world as a super competitive space, but the reality of it is not necessarily so grim. Many folks who managed to establish themselves do want to help others make it, too. So if you have a connection with…

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Monday Motivation | Present Yourself Through Numbers

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week When describing your achievements in your resume, make sure to back them up with quantifiable data wherever possible. Did you improve the number of applicants in a program? Specify the growth percentage. Were you responsible for a record-breaking amount of dollars in grants? Say…

Business of Art | Literary Submissions 101

Top tips for getting your work seen by editors and publishers. When it comes to getting your work published, writing is only half of the job. Submitting your work to publications is also a big part of being a writer, and it requires some strategizing. Not sure where to begin? We compiled a series of…