Advancing Creatives


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.

Advancing Creatives will be going virtual for Fall 2020! To register, please visit CBCA’s website.

Upcoming Programs

Advocating for Your Value | September 29 | 6-7 pm

Whether it’s the price of a painting, a performance honorarium or a commissioned public artwork, artists still struggle with how to demonstrate and communicate their comprehensive value to clients and the community. Learn from your peers about establishing and insisting on your value as an artist and creative professional. This panel discussion will provide tips to better communicate the worth of your creative goods and services. It will also cover strategies for successful negotiations and ways you can be a better advocate for the arts sector overall.

Register here!

International Artist Open Forum | October 13 | 4-5 pm 

It’s a unique moment in history when the creative sector globally is experiencing the shared impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. This panel is an opportunity to hear from fellow artists across the world. What challenges are we facing together? How are people coping and finding innovative solutions? Reaching new audiences? Creating new business models? What can we learn from our global community of artists and how can we elevate the sector through our shared circumstances?

Register here!