The Friday before last I attended Day One of the Thomas Mann workshop,
"Design for Survival: Entrepreneurial Thinking and Tactics for Artists."
Although I have been running a business for over 25 years I never quite
Listening to him speak and explain the thought processes behind building
a working budget and managing your "brand" I must
admit that I came away with a confident set of ideas and goals that
I can now apply to my work.
Day two we were supposed to bring in our own work,
along with artist statement, press release, etc for discussion.
I learned from a friend who was able to attend that she and others
walked away with a sense of confidence in their work and
a suggested direction for their efforts.
I'm sorry the flu took me away from the second day
but I do think I learned quite a lot even just on day one.
Thanks to all who wished me well during my bout with the flu.
I'm finally feeling better.