Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute (AEI) 2015

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Jun 6

Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute (AEI) 2015

June 6, 2015 - June 27, 2015

This is an invitation to you to participate in the upcoming ‘Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute’ (AEI) 2015, presented by the Broward Cultural Division, The Community Partnership for Arts and Culture (CPAC), and ArtServe:
Saturdays, JUNE 6, 13, 20, 27, 2015 at ArtServe, Inc. 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 33304.
AEI will be offered as 20 classes convening during full-day sessions (9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.) on June 6, 13, 20, 2015 and a Business Plan Clinic and Workshop on June 27, 2015 (9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.).
Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute (AEI) is a course of study to assist artists, of all disciplines (visual, musicians, writers, media, theater, performing arts), by cultivating and advancing their business skills. Presented on four Saturdays, AEI will be offered as a series of 20 classes. AEI is led by a premier faculty composed of a leading business practitioners and artists familiar with arts and culture from the South Florida region. Faculty members instruct artists through a series of lectures, panels, practical exercises and discussions. The Institute is for all artists, looking for ways to consistently increase their sales, meet area business professionals and other artists who will share their success stories and give tips on what it takes to get a business going.
See: The Starting Gate; Miami Herald:
2015 AEI Brochure:
The 2015 AEI program link: <
Read the news coverage: Miami Herald:
Registration: Artists residing in any county may participate in the Institute. Participation costs $100 (for the entire Institute) and includes light refreshments and free parking. Space is limited. Registrants will receive an AEI course book, an indispensable resource for artists featuring exercises and readings to prepare for each session. For members of ArtServe, Inc., registration is $75.
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Designed to help artists operate in the marketplace more successfully, the AEI course curriculum covers all aspects of developing an artistic business. It helps artists identify and develop their personal brand, develop strategies for communicating with target markets, raise capital and identify a variety of tools for protecting one’s work legally, and helps them to strengthen their operating infrastructure and expand their business.
Now in its ninth year, the 2015 AEI curriculum offers critical support for your work, enabling one to contribute to strengthening the vitality of the larger urban arts and culture sector.
For additional information on the Institute, please contact me.
James Shermer, Grants Administrator
Broward County Cultural Division
100 South Andrews Avenue, 6th Floor
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-1829
954-357-7502 Desk, 954-357-5769 Fax
954-790-2190 Cell


June 6, 2015
June 27, 2015