REGISTER NOW for the Business Skills for Creative Souls Artists’ Conference!

Calling all creatives! Unlock Your Artistic Potential: Join the Business Skills for Creative Souls Artists’ Conference: “Strategies for Thriving as an Artist”!

Join a vibrant community of visionaries at our artists conference, where we delve into the keys to unlocking your full artistic potential. Dive into dynamic sessions on cultivating creativity, overcoming challenges, and mastering the business of art. Connect with seasoned professionals, gain insights into navigating the evolving art landscape, and leave inspired to thrive as an artist. Don’t miss your chance to grow as an artist —reserve your spot now!

This year’s event, hosted by CBC’s Sonali Karnick, features an exciting lineup of panelists eager to share their artistic journeys with you! Topics include strategies for thriving as artist: earning a livable income as an artist, balancing life and personal career, and building your artistic brand.

🎯 Panel 1: Strategies for Earning A Livable Income

Cara Carmina (illustrator/designer/entrepreneur)
Sylvie Trouvé and Dale Hayward (animators and educators)
Lacy Alana (circus artist/writer/psychotherapist/Founder of YesAndBrain)
Tam Lan Truong (classical music photographer)

💎 Keynote: The Artist’s Balance: Managing Personal Life and Artistic Career: Victoria Sanchez (actress/filmmaker)

🎯 Panel 2: The Art of Exposure: Building Your Artist Brand

Stephen Voyce (multi-award-winning recording artist)
Liana Cusmano (writer/spoken word artist/educator)
Carolina Echeverria (visual artist, feminist activist, and artistic director)
Blair Thomson (composer/arranger/pianist)

When: Monday March 11th, 2024  

Where: Unitarian Church of Montreal (5035 Boulevard de Maisonneuve West, easy access from Vendôme Metro on the Orange Line) 


12:30 PM: On-site Registration 

1-5 PM: Artist Conference featuring two-panel discussions and a Keynote Speech. Note that the conference will be live-streamed online from 1-5 pm for virtual participants. 

5-7 PM: In-person networking event  

*In addition, YES provides an exclusive online opportunity in the morning for a 15-minute consultation with renowned arts organizations, including the Canada Council for the Arts, the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Quebec and the Conseil des Arts de Montreal. 

Stay tuned for more information!

Don’t miss your chance to thrive—reserve your spot now! Secure Early Bird pricing by registering before March 1st. 

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