According to a National Endowment for the Arts survey only half of arts graduates made over 60 percent of their income from their artistic practice. Pew Research Center found that only 7 percent of artists earn all their income from their art. These studies provide support of an artist’s struggles as many find it impossible to sustain themselves solely off of their artistic abilities.
We go to school to learn about our specific professions — but are never taught the business or given the tools to successfully leverage our skills in the real world. The MusicMakers Workshop addresses this need. We’ve designed a program to help artists to tell their story, to define their brand, and to expand their revenue – all while maintaining a healthy work/life balance.
The MusicMakers Workshop is a professional development series for musicians. This series will be offered at ShapeShifter Lab in Brooklyn, NY — September 22nd & 23rd.