Arts Alive! works in partnership with The Hannah Grimes Center to present monthly Artist to Artist workshops. In these workshops presenters share tips and tricks to improve creative industry business practices - from Marketing and social media to selling platforms and copyright law, these workshops cover what artists need to know to run successful businesses.
2018 Artist to Artist Events to Include:
Telling your Story: Connecting in an Isolating World
Being able to talk about yourself and tell your story is the most successful way to find inspiration, build community, develop relationships, and sell or book your work. This year Arts Alive! presents a series of workshops dedicated to telling your story in different ways.
- Writing an artist statement & Giving an Artist Talk with Katherine Ferrier of the Womens Rural Entreprenurial Network. This will be a full day workshop held in Peterborough, NH.
- Using Social Media to express your artistic vision, inspiration, and process with Stacy Najanski of Great Brook Media. This will be a evening workshop held in or near Walpole, NH.
- Connecting your work with your personal brand - creating a visualized and values based brand for an artist with branding artist Peter Harris. This will be an evening workshop held in Keene, NH.
- Photographing your work - images that share your vision, inspiration, and values with Charley Freiberg. This 2-day workshop will be hosted at the Hannah Grimes Center in partnership with Monadnock Area Artists Association. There is limited registration.
Registration & Dates to be confirmed soon!
2017 Fall Events Included:
November 17th 5pm: Creative Juices || The Hive at the Hannah Grimes Center
THIS IS FREE AND ISN'T A WORKSHOP! We're bringing our artist community together to help plan next year's program. Come and let us know - what workshops are you interested in? Which workshops have been your favorite? Are you interested in teaching something you're really good at? This is a great chance to meet other artists from across the Monadnock region and to have some fun.
November 29th 4pm: Copyright & Art || Monadnock Art x Tech in Peterborough, Presenter lawyer Amanda Nelson
Amanda comes to us from Dover, NH and brings a thorough knowledge of intellectual property law for artists and makers. How can you protect your work, contract to license your work, make sure you get paid when your work is used? Come and ask Amanda!
December 13th 4pm: Social Media for Artists || Location TBA, Presenter artist and PR professional Shanta Lee Gander
Shanta is a PR Guru and is leading the way just across the river in Windham County as an arts, events, and festival promoter and organizer. She'll share skills on how to build your social following to help your creative efforts thrive!