Education & Workshops

For more than 20 years, Creative Capital has led the way in professional development programs for artists. Core to our mission is our belief that educational tools and skill sets are key to helping artists build sustainable practices and create a more accessible art world. Our artist-centered and artist-led programs help artists of all disciplines across the country build thriving careers, form supportive communities, and promote cultural equity.

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Communications and storytelling workshop leaders

Communications and Storytelling

Programs to strengthen artists’ communication skills, including how to market and present one’s self, values, and artwork on a variety of platforms.

Social Media for Social Practice Artists
This workshop delves into how change-making socially-engaged artists can increase their impact on social media by using organic content to convey their message, build awareness, connect with allies and partners, and track trends and coverage. Using examples from Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and looking at posts from artists around the globe, Robin Cembalest will offer tactics for profiles, campaigns, content, hashtags, and more. All registrants will receive a recording of the workshop and workshop resources.

Online Workshop
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
7:00-8:30pm ET

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Planning and management workshop leaders

Planning and Management

Programs for managing the business side of an artistic practice, including goal setting, holistic planning, time management, negotiation, and career documentation.

Public Art: From Proposal to Installation
NYC Commissioner for Public Design and Creative Capital artist Kenseth Armstead will guide artists through the process of developing site-specific public art projects. Participants will gain insight into the relationships necessary for successful public art projects, including community outreach and partnerships; presenting to boards and in public hearings; and working with fabricators, engineers and architects. Artists will learn how to strengthen their concept development and proposal structure, and will be provided resources for finding temporary and permanent public art opportunities. This workshop is tailored to serve artists new to public art as well as public artists looking to grow their practice.

Online Workshop
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
7:00-8:30pm ET

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Relationships and resources workshop leaders

Relationships and Resources

Programs centered on building and maintaining relationships as part of art practice, including community building, collaboration, mutual support, and impact.

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Financial sustainability workshop leaders

Financial Sustainability

Programs that address the unique financial needs of artists, including fundraising, budgeting, and tax planning.

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We welcome and value partnerships with universities, fellowship programs, and other artist-support organizations. If your organization serves professional artists who are interested in advancing their careers, please contact us at [email protected] to discuss partnership opportunities including purchasing group access to our online workshops, hosting a custom Creative Capital workshop, proposing workshop content, and the mutual-sharing of information and resources.

See our network of partner organizations.