Creativity & Career Coaching. Members can reap the benefits of one-on-one career coaching for $75/session. Our certified coaches are also working artists, and are matched with clients according to their needs. Whether you are having trouble getting in the studio, feel unsure about your creative efforts, unclear on your artistic goals, need help with marketing your work, want to move to the next career level, or feel stuck in a rut, coaching can save you valuable time and lead to increased sales. To schedule a call to determine if it is the right solution for you at this time, contact us at



Michael Bonds

Artist Trust. This Washington State organization has an excellent database full of articles on topics of interest to working artists. We feel no need to reinvent that wheel. Check it out!

Creative Exchange. Minnesota’s Springboard for the Arts has an online resource center called
Creative Exchange. It’s full of ideas of how artists engage communities through their work. 


Local Classes. Check with your local art centers, community colleges, university extension programs, or nearest Colorado SBDC office for more career development options. 

Career Development 

Artists grow through full engagement in the arts: from making it, thinking about it, reading about it, hearing about it, talking about it, marketing it and selling it.  To receive announcements of upcoming career development opportunities, sign up to receive the COA newsletter on the Contact page, or 'Like' our Facebook page.


Art Marketing Workshops. COA provides art marketing workshops that cover everything from the marketing mindset, studio practices, preparing to market your work, self-marketing via the internet, licensing and gallery representation. Locations, hours and fees may vary.

                                                   Registration and information: (303) 593-0500 


 connecting artists with resources to develop and sustain THEIR ART MAKING careers

 The Zen of Photography. Sandy Kaplan. ART-901-CB05 Colorado Mt. College, Carbondale. 5/30 through 6/4. Also at the Rifle campus, 6/22 through 6/26. Call the college to sign up: (970) 625-1871. Sandy has been a professional photographer for 40 years, with work in local galleries as well as Santa Fe.

Photography: Arts and Motion.Sandy Kaplan ART-901-CB06 Colorado Mt. College, Carbondale. 7/6 through 7/9. Also at the Rifle campus, 6/28 through 7/1.

GHOST RANCH: The Zen of Photography.Sandy Kaplan. 10/7 through 10/13. Join her for an exciting week of photographing the amazing landscapes that enthralled Georgia O'Keeffe. GR: (505) 685-1000  Questions? Call Sandy directly: 970-989-3840

The La Veta School of the Arts (LVSA)  (visit website to see full class list)