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Powerful Tools for Arts Entrepreneurs

Today’s arts entrepreneurs now have the potential to develop and communicate with an audience pieced together, representing cultures across the globe. One may develop a pocket of interest in Canada, while at the same time having a loyal audience in … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to Set Goals Daily

In the training of Arts Entrepreneurs at SMU, we spend a lot of time talking about goals and how to achieve them. Here are 10 Reasons to Set Goals Daily: Having clear goals (or objectives), helps us clarify our intentions … Continue reading

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Winner of Arts Entrepreneur Pitch Contest

We have a Winner of both the annul Pitch Contest in the class Attracting Capital, but also The Marble Game. Jordan Barnett, Senior Arts Entrepreneurship student, has won both contests this year. See Jordan’s video interview on how she traded up … Continue reading

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Interview with Barney Aqualino, Dance Entrepreneur

Barney Aqualino, Co-Founder of Dance Obsession (Dance Company) Barney & Debbie Aquilino have been teaching ballroom dancing for 30 years and have owned Dance Obsession for over 25 years. After only a few short years of dancing together professionally, they … Continue reading

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Interview with Owen Hannay, Entrepreneur

Owen Hannay founded Slingshot in 1995 with the belief that clients and agencies were missing out on opportunities enabled by the exploding media landscape and digital environment. Prior to that, he spent seven years running businesses as diverse as Tom-Thumb … Continue reading

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Interview with Rachel Pivonka, Arts Entrepreneur

Rachel Pivonka is currently a college sophomore majoring in education. She started with photography four years ago and served as a photo-editor for her high school’s yearbook staff. She expanded her portfolio by taking photos for family and friends. Pivonka … Continue reading

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Interview with Karen Blessen, Arts Entrepreneur

Karen Blessen is an award winning freelance artist and writer based in Dallas, Texas.  Blessen, a Pulitzer Prize winning graphic designer, has worked for the Dallas Morning News.  As both an artist and a writer, she has illustrated and written … Continue reading

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