Creativity & Career Coaching. Members can reap the benefits of one-on-one career coaching for $50/session. Our professionally trained coaches are 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


Topical Webinars. Experts from the art world are interviewed on a variety of topics related to creating and marketing art. Usually free for members/$10 non-members.


Michael Bonds

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 

$49 Artist as Entreprenuer: Navigating the Art Market. Saturday, January 20  2PM to 6PM 

  •  Alpine Center for the Arts [Annex], 280 Main Street, Edwards 81632


​$99 Art Marketing 101  Saturday, January 27  9AM to 5PM 

  •  Edgemark Self-Storage, 320 S. Birch Street, Glendale CO 80246
  •  4th floor conference room "the room with a view


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 on 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 

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



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.


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