Make Art Work

Artist INC connects artists of all disciplines to the tools, resources, and the opportunities necessary to develop their entrepreneurial skills and to strengthen their artistic practice.

Who is an artist? An artist is a creative worker, idea purveyor, dancer, visual artist, performer, writer, music creator, culture bearer, painter, maker, artisan, illustrator, culinary artist, actor, playwright, storyteller, social convener, imaginary, poet, cultural worker, visionary, change maker, textile artist, photographer, teaching artist, filmmaker, sculptor, designer, crafter, organizer, rock star, and more.

If you see yourself on this list, Artist INC is for you.

Artist INC Live

Artist INC is a cutting edge training program that empowers artists to take control of their careers and create opportunities they’ve only imagined. Artist INC addresses the specific business needs and challenges artists of all disciplines face every day. Gathering for one night a week for eight weeks, participants learn business skills specific to their art practice and how to apply those skills cooperatively with their peers. Using a groundbreaking class design, artists learn and grow together through artist facilitator mentoring, small group application activities, as well as large group discussion and multi-media lecture.

Artist INC Express

Artist INC Express is a weekend-long intensive workshop created to address the specific business needs and challenges that artists of all disciplines face.

What Works

What Works is an introductory workshop outlining best practices for artists to create a sustainable career. Learn tips for success you can implement in your own artistic practice.

Mid-America Arts Alliance