To effectively address the starving artist stereotype and develop a working model of an
Image created by Brandon Shelley.
arts entrepreneurship program, conventional thinking would state that “arts technique alone is not enough” and that “incorporation of entrepreneurial techniques are necessary.” But what both traditional training modalities lack is a means by which one can mentally, emotionally and spiritually deal with the rigors of being an active arts entrepreneur and to increase the likelihood of persevering in the market. Course work in the mythic structure of the journey of the hero can serve as a core element of arts entrepreneurship training. Such training leads to the development of heroic arts entrepreneurs.
This semester, students are again trading up in value, beginning with a single glass
The Game Has Begun.
marble (this year’s is cobalt) and seeing what they can gain. All trades have to be final.
What most find in this exercise, is that Continue reading
Teaching through game playing is a fun and effective way for students to learn about arts
entrepreneurship. Today’s game focuses on feedback and perception of gaps within the market.
Game: Continue reading
Meg Friess, Attorney and Arts Entrepreneur
Check out the latest Meadows Arts Entrepreneurship Youtube Channel post with Meg Friess, arts entrepreneur, non-profit advocate and arts entrepreneur.
This semester, Cox School of Business Professor, Simon Mak, served to judge the
Meadows and Cox
Attracting Capital pitch contest at Meadows School of the Arts.
Check out our recent video interview with Arts Entrepreneur Melissa Kirkendall:
The following are some tips to consider before launching an arts venture.
- If you could create anything, regardless of financial cost, what would you create? It can be as large as you can dream. It can be a stadium opening, starring the Rolling Stones or can be a small art installation at the local library. Whatever you dream to see exist, articulate that.
- Who (or what) are you serving? Who is Continue reading
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