Artist INC Lincoln


Are you a painter, poet, photographer, performer (really, we welcome Nebraska artists of any discipline) who is looking for help on how to set goals for your arts practice? Maybe you need help writing about your work for your artist statement or to pursue a grant or residency? Or perhaps you need some solid tips on how to build your personal and professional brands? 

You’ve landed in the right place. 
Artist INC is coming to Lincoln, Nebraska! 
In partnership with Lincoln Arts Festival, Artist INC Express and Artist INC Live are coming to Lincoln, Nebraska. 

Artist INC Express, a program of Mid-America Arts Alliance, is an intensive workshop created to help you develop the building blocks for a sustainable art practice and thriving arts business. Learn more about Artist INC Express.

Artist INC Live will be offered in spring 2025 with applications to open November 1, 2024-January 14, 2025. 

  • Artist INC Live information is coming in 2024!

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Session Dates

Spring 2025


Artist INC Live will be offered in spring 2025 with applications open November 1, 2024-January 14, 2025. 

What Works Workshops

To be scheduled soon. 

Lincoln Arts Festival

Lincoln Arts is helping bring Artist INC to Nebraska.  Its Emerging Artist Program, originally created to launch artists into the lucrative world of fine arts festival selling as part of the Lincoln Arts Festival, continues to expand in size and scope. To better assist promising new creatives succeed in the business of art sales, the 2024 Emerging Artists Program now includes additional resources and avenues for professional development. The Emerging Artist program will now connect artists of all disciplines (not just visual artists) to the tools, resources, and the opportunities necessary to develop their entrepreneurial skills and to strengthen their artistic practice.

Participants receive guidance from experienced art vendors, tools and materials to exhibit throughout the year, hands-on experience selling their work at Lincoln Arts Council’s premiere event, maximum exposure to art buyers, and additional opportunities to grow and flourish throughout the year. 


Lincoln Arts Festival is proud to partner with Mid-America Arts Alliance in bringing Artist INC to the Lincoln, Nebraska community.