Resources

While this list is not comprehensive, we've included some of our favorite professional development resources for creatives below. We'll continue to update this list over time as we continue to talk with talented artists with their own suggestions and tools. We also recommend looking locally to your state Arts Council for more resources in your area.

Links

Creative Capital – Robust support for individual artists through grants and professional development.

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) – A great online database for jobs, space, and opportunities for artists. 

Creative Exchange – Powered by Springboard for the Arts, a platform for resources including a free "Work of Art: Business Skills for Artists" toolkit

Fractured Atlas – Provides support to artists, namely through fiscal sponsorship and insurance.   

Marie Forleo – Marie is a knowledgable and experienced business expert that freely shares her advice and tips.

Artists U – An artist-run incubator with a free downloadable workbook on "Making Your Life as an Artist" 

Skillshare – Thousands of videos to learn just about any skills you could think of.

ResArtis – A great place for finding artist residencies.

Creative Live – An online platform to attend a wide array of free live classes covering various topics.

Lynda – An online resource for classes to learn skills primarily in software, technology, and business.

Launch Grow Joy – This link specifically has some great formulas and advice on how to price craft goods