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Artists of Watershed seminar in Asheville to be held Feb. 13

Published 10:01am Monday, February 4, 2013

Phil Mechanic Studios and Flood Gallery & Fine Arts Center, in association with RiverLink, Self-Help Credit Union and the Small Business and Technology Development Center, are pleased to present: “Shedding Light on the Business of Art: For the Artists of the Watershed.”

On Wednesday, Feb. 13, from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Phil Mechanic Studios will open its doors for a one-day-only seminar with sessions that will show artists how to grow their businesses; acquire business loans and other sources of capital; how to get legal, licensed and registered with the State of North Carolina, and discuss business planning and growth strategies.  Panel discussions will include qualified and experienced people from Self-Help Credit Union, The Small Business and Technology Development Center, RiverLink, Venture Asheville, Handmade in America, Asheville Grown, SCORE, NCIF, OnTrack, Mountain Bizworks and Eagle Markets.

In addition, there will also be panel discussions on how artists can price their work, use social media to increase their sales and present professional portfolios for gallery calls for submissions.  This seminar is free and open to all artists in the Watershed, but registration is required in order to assure seating and lunch.

Register today by calling 828-252-8474 ext. 10.

– article submitted by Jolene Mechanic

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