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ArtSmarts - Brush up on your business skills

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ARTsmarts

Council is calling all local artists to apply for a FREE mentoring program to help you:

- Build a successful art-based business
- Turn your passion into your profession
- Develop your creative career

FREE six-month mentoring program

The program includes six in-depth, one-on-one sessions with your mentor, plus six group sessions to expand your experience:

  • Discover how to make money from your art
  • Learn about branding and marketing
  • Brush up on business basics like pricing, legals and accounting
  • Set and achieve realistic goals
  • Share ideas and inspiration with other artists
  • Showcase your work at ArtWalk 2018

Your mentor

The sessions will be facilitated by successful local artist and business owner, Skye Petho of Arthouse Industries, who has more than 25 years business experience and 15 years as a trainer and mentor. Skye is passionate about helping creatives tap into their potential.

Key dates

  • Applications open - Wednesday 1 November
  • Applications close - Friday 17 November
  • Successful applicants notified - Monday 20 November
  • First mentor session - Monday 27 November

Who can apply?

Applicants must be aged 16 or over and live in the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council Local Government Area.

We welcome applications from any artist or creative person - painters, performers, singers, sculptors, dancers, designers - any artistic endeavour.

You do not need to have a registered business to apply, just a willingness to grow and develop!

How to apply

Fill in the online form before Friday 17 November. Places are limited.

Click here to view form.

This page was last updated on: 01 November 2017