This workshop is the starting point for artists who are doing what they love but not quite making a living yet. We’ll outline the services and resources available to you at YES and from other arts organizations in the community, and touch upon key things to consider in building a career or business in the arts.
Topics include: getting to know your industry, marketing/promotion, developing relationships with stakeholders, understanding the funding landscape and essential grant-writing tips.
During the workshop, there will be ample time for a one-on-one consultation with a dedicated artist coach who will help you identify what services would best suit your needs as an artist and entrepreneur.
This free 15-minute session with the YES Artist Coach offers new clients an opportunity to discover the YES services that will best meet your needs and existing clients an opportunity to address one or two small issues related to your creative practice or business. Available by appointment only, over the phone or online. If you wish to continue receiving artist coaching services, you’ll be required to open a client file.
Please Note: Pre-registration is required.
This workshop is available both in-person as well as online. If you registered for the in-person workshop please present yourself at the YES office, situated at 666 Sherbrooke Street West on the 7th floor, 15-30 minutes prior to the start time of the workshop. Please check your Spam/Junk folder if you have not received your email with instructions one hour prior to the start time of the workshop.
If you registered for the online workshop, you will receive an email with instructions on how to log on a few hours prior to the start time of the workshop.
Clients wishing to obtain artist services are encouraged to first attend this free workshop.