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OHIO ARTrepreneurship Summit 

January 26
9:30 AM–5:00 PM
Memorial Auditorium and Galbreath Chapel
Closing reception: 5:00–6:00 PM
Free for all OHIO students, faculty and staff!

Register here

At the OHIO ARTrepreneurship Summit you’ll delve into an environment where all entrepreneurial-minded students—business majors, art majors, everyone!—will learn how to visualize themselves as successful creative practitioners, how to use entrepreneurial thinking and tools to support themselves and serve communities in and through the arts and meet artists and entrepreneurs of all stripes who will share their business model, artistic practice and answer your questions.

1 Day
Summit

6 Panel
Sessions

2 Keynote
Addresses

Interactive
Workshops

The OAS program features two keynote addresses
by two nationally-known arts entrepreneurs.

Sharon Louden

Sharon Louden is a Brooklyn-based artist, arts advocate/administrator/catalyst and author of, Living and Sustaining a Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists (2013, Intellect Books) and, The Artist as Culture Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life (2017, Intellect Books) two books in a trilogy to include the upcoming title, Last Artist Standing: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life, slated for publication in 2023. Each book in the trilogy features 40 working artists sharing their accounts of how they sustain their creative lives over time.

David Cutler

David Cutler is a leading voice on arts leadership, career, and entrepreneurship and Distinguished Professor/Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the School of Music at the University of South Carolina. Cutler is a jazz and classical composer, pianist and author of the book and website, The Savvy Musician: Building a Career, Earning a Living, & Making a Difference, platforms that advocate the idea that the Savvy Musician’s essence is encapsulated in the word “balance” and include artists who seek “equilibrium throughout most everything they pursue.”

The OAS program features 6 panel sessions featuring 13 nationally known musicians, dancers, filmmakers, founders of arts collectives, studios and arts advocates.

Learn more about the panelists.

Sponsored by the College of Fine Arts, the OHIO Center for Entrepreneurship,
College of Fine Arts Visiting Artists & Scholars Committee and The Bobcat Seed Fund.