Advancing Creative

Advancing Creative

Advancing Creatives is a series of artist professional development and business skills education programs presented by the Colorado Business Committee for the Arts in partnership with Art Students League of Denver, Clyfford Still Museum, and RedLine. The series aims to equip artists with the business skills and knowledge needed to advance their careers in art.

Upcoming Programs

Copyright and Intellectual Property for Artists | December 2 | 6-7:30PM

Come learn the basics of copyright law with local arts attorney, Caroline Kert. Learn how to identify when someone may be infringing your rights, or when you’re infringing theirs. We’ll also examine fair use concepts and popular misconceptions about intellectual property. Caroline has her own law firm, Creative Legal, and is an active volunteer with Colorado Attorneys for the Arts.

This virtual event is free but advance registration is required. Register here!


Let’s Get Organized! Tax Workshop for Artists and Creative Entrepreneurs | December 7 | 6-8:00PM

‘Tis the season… to get ready for tax filing! Join Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA) and Denver Asset Building Coalition (DABC) for this educational tax workshop for artists of all kinds and creative entrepreneurs.

DABC will review several important tax-related topics geared toward small businesses, such as the Schedule C, self-employment status, expense tracking, W-2 versus 1099 income, making estimated tax deposits, etc. Bring your questions! This workshop will be hosted at DABC’s offices, where they provide free tax filing services year-round.

This event is free but advance registration is required. Register here! All attendees must be fully vaccinated and proof of vaccination will be required at the door. All attendees will also be required to wear masks when not actively eating or drinking.​​​​​​​