Tuesday, August 21, 2007

A Woman's Story Gallery: Artist Business Class

Could you use some artist business training? Empowered Women International will hold classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from September 4 to October 16, 6:30-9:00 pm at EWI - A Woman's Story Gallery, 1307 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314. EWI invites talented immigrant women artists, arts educators, and women who want to open arts businesses to participate.

Complete the online application at http://www.ewint.org/, or email Sharmila at sdkhush@hotmail.com. Cost is $175 ($150/training fee, $25/artist membership) payable by check to the gallery's address. Need based applications may be considered for scholarships. Application deadline: August 31, 2007.

The class is an introduction to artist entrepreneurship, confidence building, and business skill enhancement. It will present practical resources and information to assist artists in their chosen paths. At course completion, artists will have the starting tools for a professional portfolio and a personal marketing plan. They will also participate in a juried exhibition and graduation in October 2007. (Photo credit ewint.org.)