YEAR 2 ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • Lead a panel workshop for Artists Entrepreneurs at the United States of Women
  • Spoke on a panel for Music Educators at Colburn School of Music
  • Spoke at Pasadena City College - Entrepreneurship class
  • Negotiated major licensing and sync contracts for clients to have work placed on network tv
  • Supported two more independent album releases, both which charted in the top 50 on iTunes Music charts.
  • Coordinated both of artist had local album release shows 
  • Re-branded artists’ website and social presence
  • Volunteered for Get Lit-Words Ignite, LA Art Show, Arts for LA - Activate 
  • Facilitated visual artist’s first solo show and opening for over 80 guests
  • Held another SHOTS & SHOTS night
  • Meet with 30 new artist

YEAR 2 FINDINGS:

1. The top 3 topics I found most frustrating for artist entrepreneurs: filing taxes, creating budgets, and sustaining momentum/confidence

2. Artists have incredible networks that we don’t leverage enough

3. The gig economy is only increasing which should encourage each artist to solidify their brand

YEAR 3 GOALS:

*Secure grant funding to expand workshop offerings and possible scholarship opportunities

*Empower clients to have quantifiable goals and measures

*Grow the team in new office space with full-time support and expand the brand

*Keep working on my own art (keep submitting to open calls) + keeping leading discussions (keep submitting for workshops, panels, web, conferences)