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Register for Business of Art Conference

The Ames Community Arts Council and the Octagon Center for the Arts will co-host the Business of Art Conference from noon – 5 p.m. Friday, March 1, and 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at the Octagon. Intended for visual artists at all stages of their careers, this event will offer insight into numerous topics, including online and gallery sales, art festivals and entrepreneurship, and artist self-care and career development. In addition to professional development sessions, the conference will include networking opportunities throughout the day, giving participants the chance to talk one-on-one with speakers and each other.

The keynote address will be presented by world-renowned artist and ISU alumnus Jeremy Caniglia (BFA 1993 Art & Design – Drawing, Painting, Printmaking). Registration is $75 for professional artists and $50 for students, plus meals. A limited number of scholarships are available for students who are willing to volunteer to assist with the event. Register online.

February 7, 2019 2:50 pm