Art & Business Bootcamps

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Art & Business Bootcamps

AUArts x Ground Floor Labs

These one-hour in-person and virtual learning sessions are designed to help you gather essential information, tools, and skills needed by artists, freelancers, gig workers, and the general work force.

Our partner, Ground Floor Labs, will be hosting a series of eight sessions; four designed to help you land your perfect job and four designed to help you launch your business. Facilitators will also be offering some 1:1 coaching during the month.

Through the use of strategic and human-centred design frameworks, Groundfloor Labs has identified areas for enhancing collaboration within AUArts ecosystem while simultaneously generating offerings tailored to reduce barriers for entrepreneurs specifically to underrepresented groups.

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Mastering LinkedIn

Learn the ins-and-outs of LinkedIn from an industry expert. From creating a compelling profile, finding your dream job, to using your network to start your own business.

Dates: Wednesday, May 11, 2022, 7:00 – 8:00pm (in-person)

How to Sell Your Art & Creative Services Online

What do Instagram, Etsy, Patreon, and NFTs have in common? They can all help YOU sell your art or creative services to people who love what you do! Follow practical steps on how to create your online presence and start making money doing what you do best. Starting with building your first online store.

Dates: Friday, May 13, 2022, 1:00 – 2:00pm (in-person)

Sliding Your Resumé to the Top: How to get your dream job after graduation

The secret to getting the best job is starting to look, now! Learn what to put in your resume, what to avoid, and how to make sure your application gets looked at by the hiring committee.

Dates: Tuesday, May 17, 2022, 1:00 – 2:00pm (virtual)

10 Steps to Starting Your Own Creative Company

Become your own boss sooner than you thought possible. Learn the first 10 steps you need to do to start your own company.

Dates: Wednesday, May 18, 2022, 1:00 – 2:00pm (virtual)

How I Started my Creative Business: Lessons learned from three arts graduates

Want to start your own business, but don’t know where to begin? Learn from folks who have been there and done that. Come with questions ready to this open Q&A.

Dates: Wednesday, May 18, 2022, 7:00–8:00pm (virtual)

How to Find the Right People to Buy Your Art

You and your art are one of a kind. Learn tools to discover the people who are searching for your art, but don’t know how to find it. Perfect for freelancers, gig economy, and artists!

Dates: Thursday, May 19, 2022, 7:00 – 8:00pm (virtual)

How to Get Your Art in the Hands of Paying Customers

Selling art can sometimes feel like you are shouting into a void. Learn about targeted ways you can find people who love your art and creative voice.

Dates: Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 7:00 – 8:00pm (virtual)

Top 10 Mistakes You’ll Make while Starting Your First Business

First-time entrepreneurs make the same mistakes over and over… and over. Learn from the mistakes of others so you won’t make the same ones.

Dates: Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 1:00 – 2:00pm (virtual)

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