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Artspan & Jewelspan are Supporting an Art Business Workshop - and you are invited!

ABI Maryland Workshop Scholarship Provided by Artspan & Jewelspan



The Arts Business Institute and Capitol Arts Network will present an Art Business Workshop on May 13-14 in Rockville, Maryland, right outside of Washington, DC.

This intensive learning experience is appropriate for both fine artists and those artists who work in fine craft mediums and are interested in developing a production studio. Nationally-known experts will be presenting on topics that you need to know about to increase your sales and grow your business:


* Wholesale 101

* Creative Marketing

* Pricing for Profit

* Sales Strategies for Artists

* Licensing Your Art

* Specialty Markets

* Copyright Protection


A panel discussion will also be presented, and attendees are invited to sign up for individual personalized business consultations. Tuition for the two days is $250.00


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As part of our program of support of the arts and artists in business, Artspan & Jewelspan together are offering one full-tuition scholarship to this event.

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Scholarship application instructions - Only 6 days to apply!

Send all applications, with required info to: - [email protected] by 1 pm, April 30, 2014. You do not have to be an Artspan/Jewelspan member to apply.


E-mail address:

Phone number:


Website or at least one image of your work:

In one creative paragraph tell us why you should be awarded this ABI workshop scholarship?


Please note: This is a two day event being held May 13-14. Travel, hotel and meal expenses are the responsibiliy of the workshop scholarship recipient. 

Apply Now: [email protected] 

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