Resources

ABOUT OUR RESOURCES

Are you looking for more resources about entrepreneurship or starting a new business? The links below may be able to answer your questions. If not, please contact the Corzo Center, and we will find an expert to answer. 

Is Your Artwork Retail Ready?

Learn how to find the ideal retailers and sell your work to them including what can you do to make your product attractive and how to avoid pitfalls. Explore these topics and more as we discuss your strategy for retail success.

Presented by Anne Cecil, Principal, ONO - made in the 191.

Health Insurance For Artists

Learn about open enrollment from IBX. As an artist, running your own business presents many challenges and choosing your healthcare coverage shouldn’t be one of them. Join us to learn more about the Affordable Care Act and the insurance options available to you.

How to Get and Keep Customers

Learn what goes into consumer purchasing decisions and how to influence them repeatedly.

Presented by Garron Gibbs, founder of TwoG Marketing, an Inbound Marketing company that specializes in customer acquisition and retention. Garron also serves on the African American Collections Committee at the Philadelphia Museum of Art while freelance writing for PhillyVoice.com.

Non-profit, LLC, or Fiscal Sponsorship

Learn the differences between various organizational structures, discussing the pros and cons of each in this hands-on workshop. Work with your artist or mission statement to determine the structure that best suits your practice. Connect with other artists to share experiences and new ideas. Follow-up one-on-one consulting will be made available for those in attendance.

Facilitated by Brittany Campese, owner of Vision Driven Consulting, a Philadelphia-based business that supports the visionary work of individuals, community groups, and not-for-profit organizations. Brittany runs a monthly workshop series for artists at The Rotunda in West Philadelphia.

Nuts and Bolts of Touring

Do you have a show that you want to take out on the road? Have you thought about performance touring but the logistics seem too daunting?

Join performer, educator, arts advocate, and touring artist Seth Lepore for an intensive workshop on the nuts and bolts of touring, covering essential topics like self-producing, insurance, networking, marketing, presenting organizations, and funding.

Based in Massachusetts, Lepore has traveled throughout the U.S. with four solo shows, and performed at universities, traditional and non-traditional theaters, alternative spaces, and living rooms.