Artist Survival Kit Workshops

The Artist Survival Kit (ASK) offers professional development for Oklahoma artists. ASK provides artists with the necessary information to succeed in their careers and build a sense of community among diverse artists from across the state.

  • ASK: Artist’s Start Up Essentials – Follow Up (TUL)
    Oct 3rd 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    Thomas K McKeon Center for Creativity, Tulsa
    The Artists’ Start Up Essentials – Follow Up Meeting Saturday, October 3, 11:00 – 12:30 pm Thomas K. McKeon Center for Creativity, TCC 909 S. Boston Ave, Tulsa, OK In conjunction with our last ASK workshop, this peer accountability meeting is specifically for participants who attended the last workshop and would like to show and receive...
  • ASK: What Works/What Doesn’t? (TUL)
    Oct 3rd 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Thomas K McKeon Center for Creativity, Tulsa
    Artists, just like traditional small business owners, have to wear many hats—creator, fabricator, accountant, marketer, technologist, and more. And, just like traditional small business owners, artists can find this to be a daunting task. How do some artists make the leap to sustainable and profitable artistic practices? Through their work with over 300 artists (from...
  • What Works/What Doesn’t? at Oklahoma Arts Council Conference (TUL)
    Oct 21st 1:15 PM to 2:45 PM
    Hyatt Regency, Tulsa
    Artists, just like traditional small business owners, have to wear many hats—creator, fabricator, accountant, marketer, technologist, and more. And, just like traditional small business owners, artists can find this to be a daunting task. How do some artists make the leap to sustainable and profitable artistic practices? Through their work with over 300 artists (from...
  • ASK: A Finger In Every Pie (Norman)
    Nov 14th 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    MAINSITE Contemporary Art, Norman
    A Finger in Every Pie Saturday, November 14, 1-4PM MAINSITE Contemporary Art, 122 E Main St, Norman, OK 73069 Creating a living from your creative practice isn’t always an easy road to navigate. For many successful working artists, a portfolio career (or a range of income streams) is something to pursue and grow. In this...
  • ASK: What Works/What Doesn’t? (OKC)
    May 12th 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, Oklahoma City
    Artists, just like traditional small business owners, have to wear many hats—creator, fabricator, accountant, marketer, technologist, and more. And, just like traditional small business owners, artists can find this to be a daunting task. How do some artists make the leap to sustainable and profitable artistic practices? Through their work with over 300 artists (from...
  • ASK: What Works/What Doesn’t? (Norman)
    May 19th 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    MAINSITE Contemporary Art, Norman
    Artists, just like traditional small business owners, have to wear many hats—creator, fabricator, accountant, marketer, technologist, and more. And, just like traditional small business owners, artists can find this to be a daunting task. How do some artists make the leap to sustainable and profitable artistic practices? Through their work with over 300 artists (from...

 

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Artist INC Live Oklahoma City is a cutting-edge training program that addresses the specific business needs and challenges of artists. Limited to 25 participants, artists gather once a week for eight weeks to learn business skills specific to their art practice and apply those skills cooperatively with their peers.

Through mentorship, expert presentations, and peer networks artists gain:

  • Tools and skills in arts planning, marketing, finance, law and technology;
  • An increased knowledge of and ability to access local and national art business resources;
  • A strategic artist’s plan for pursuing, marketing and sustaining their art; and
  • A long-term network of cross-discipline, diverse artists to provide peer learning and support into the future.

Artist Applications

Artist INC Live is open to any artist of any discipline, from emerging to established.
Click here to view full application guidelines.
Click here to submit your application online.

TIMELINE
June 15, 2015, 5 pm: Artist Application Deadline
August 17, 2015: Applicant Notifications
September 29-November 17, 2015: Seminar held weekly, Tuesday nights, 6-9 pm at Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, 3000 General Pershing Blvd, Oklahoma City, OK 73107.

Presented as a collaboration of the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, Oklahoma Arts Council, Artist INC, Norman Arts Council, Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, Oklahoma Film & Music Office and the City of Oklahoma City Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, with support from the Mid-America Arts Alliance.

Artist INC Live Tulsa is a cutting-edge training program that addresses the specific business needs and challenges of artists. Limited to 25 participants, artists gather once a week for eight weeks to learn business skills specific to their art practice and apply those skills cooperatively with their peers.

Through mentorship, expert presentations, and peer networks artists gain:

  • Tools and skills in arts planning, marketing, finance, law and technology;
  • An increased knowledge of and ability to access local and national art business resources;
  • A strategic artist’s plan for pursuing, marketing and sustaining their art; and
  • A long-term network of cross-discipline, diverse artists to provide peer learning and support into the future.

Artist Applications

Artist INC Live is open to any artist of any discipline, from emerging to established.
Click here to view full application guidelines.

TIMELINE

September 23, 2015 : Artist Application Opens
November 1, 2015, 11:59pm: Artist Application Deadline
December 1, 2015: Applicant Notifications
February 2 – March 29, 2016: Seminar held weekly (with Spring Break off), Tuesday nights, 6-9 pm at the Thomas K. McKeon Center for Creativity, TCC, 6111 East Skelly Drive Tulsa, Oklahoma 74135.

Presented as a collaboration of the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, Artist INC, the Thomas K. McKeon Center for Creativity and Tulsa Film & Music Office, with support from the Mid-America Arts Alliance.

 

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Artist INC 2015 Sponsors

Mid-America Arts Alliance
City of Oklahoma City Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs
Oklahoma Arts Council
George Kaiser Family Foundation