Many creative business owners find the business side of art dull, tedious, and maybe even a little scary, but managing your company's money doesn't have to turn into a chore. Here, we've shared tips from the experts on handling the business side of art, from accounting basics to financial software solutions, without losing your mind.
Chicago artisans Kelli Wefenstette and Jessica Duff believe that every Chicago resident should have easy access to quality handmade wares, right in their own neighborhoods. As they grew their own handmade businesses, though, they realized that most craft fairs were concentrated in the same parts of the city, and many were costly for crafters in both time and money.
Friday December 3 & 4 marked the 5th annual Bazaar Bizarre Holiday Craft Show. Crafters from all over the Bay Area and beyond set up shop at the San Francisco Concourse Exhibition Center to display their rocking wares for the weekend. Bazaar Bizarre was more than just your ordinary craft fair!
Novelist Molly Moynahan moved out of her comfort zone and found creative inspiration by attending Gong Lab's Suite for Dreamers.
a guest post by Molly Moynahan
At 50 + I sometimes feel I’ve earned my place on the couch, in bed, watching television or reading Oprah, congratulating myself on my specialness, cat on lap, chocolate at the ready. And then it hits me that I am becoming one of those people I once pitied, inert, pathetic, declining opportunities to be creatively moved to remain static.