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Daniela Aguin Interviews Creative Entrepreneurs

The following interviews were conducted by Daniela Aguin. The goal was to identify if creative entrepreneurs began with a business plan and if they think plans are necessary. Mousumi Tanha What was the name of your company? -“It was Ruptan…which … Continue reading

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Rosie Roberson Interviews Creative Entrepreneurs

Gavin Mulloy  Creative Director of Bomb Factory & Trees Live Music Venues Did you have a business plan when you started your business? 
 Yes. Do you think business plans are necessary for entrepreneurship? 
 I don’t think anything’s necessary … Continue reading

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Creative Entrepreneurs: Plans and Planning

Brittany Harrington-Smith, the founder of the Breaking Winds BassoonQuartet 1.Did you have a business plan when you started your business? 
 No, we didn’t. Basically, we did it for fun. Then we started getting popular, and we thought, oh, we … Continue reading

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Lauren Morgan Interviews 3 Creative Entrepreneurs

Satori Ananda  Satori Ananda (Chief of staff at War Media & Co-Founder of Social Werk), did not have a business plan when she became an entrepreneur. Like many arts entrepreneurs have explained, the purpose behind having a business plan is

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Kendall Kramer in the Field

  Ryan Reed  Ryan Reed graduated from Southern Methodist University and is the co-founder of Visual Voice Media. Visual Voice Media is a video production company that both Ryan and Michael Gonzales started. They do just about

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Caroline Betts with Michael Reese, Barbara Roberson, Steve Deitz

  Michael Reese, Founder of Jack Mason Brand About 4 years ago, Reese and his business partner Craig Carter started their own watch and leather goods company out of Deep Ellum, Texas. In just a few short years

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3 Creative Entrepreneurs on the Validity of Plans

    Justin Nygren  Co-founder of ArtLoveMagic and The Grove Did you have a business plan when you started your business? For ArtLoveMagic, we did not. For The Grove, we did. A lot of it was based on the experience … Continue reading

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Creative Entrepreneurs: Eva Brandys, Al Poppino, Dodie Jacobi

Eva Brandys  Owner of Park Cities School of Music and Lakewood Conservatory Eva Brandys is a Southern Methodist University graduate with a focus in Piano and Music Pedagogy. She also hired me to teach voice and piano to some of … Continue reading

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New Audiences, Memorization and Funding: Gerald Klickstein

Nov. 14, 2016, 12-4pm Workshops by Gerald Klickstein, SMU, Meadows School, O’Donnell Hall  12:00-12:50 Grant Writing Strategies that Succeed Organizations worldwide offer funding for artists to develop and present their work, yet many artists lack effective strategies to access such grant programs. … Continue reading

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Observations from the Cottonwood Art Festival:

This post is written in two sections: Observations and Thoughts. Observations: This weekend, I spent time with some remarkable artists, speaking with twenty-six—representing an array of mediums, but primarily painters. Most of the artists make the bulk of their money … Continue reading

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