22 Mar 2017

Arts@Work 101 in Bristol April 4: Presenting Yourself Professionally Workshop

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“Artists and makers of all genres need to be able to market themselves effectively,” says Katie Hoffman, Executive Director of Create Appalachia and workshop presenter. “Create Appalachia has put together a low-cost opportunity for our local artists to do just that. Our upcoming three-session series will help artists create the basic items needed to pitch […]

22 Feb 2017

Rachel is Back for Arts@Work 101 on March 8!

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March 8, 2017 at Suzanne Barrett Justis Fine Art Studio in Kingsport. 6:00-9:00   Trying to figure out how to price your work, or how fees should be determined for creative services, can be one of the most stressful parts of being an artist. And in truth, there is a bit of an art to it. Knowing […]

11 Feb 2017

A How-To for Artists: Effective Social Media Promotion

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017,   6-9 pm ETSU Innovation Laboratory, 2109 West Market Street, Johnson City, TN  Our next interactive program, “A How-To for Artists: Effective Social Media Promotion,” will be led by Dr. Erin Elizabeth Smith of Knoxville. Smith is the Creative Director at the Sundress Academy for the Arts. Smith holds a PhD in […]

20 Dec 2016

How to Price Your Creative Work

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Save the Date!  1/17/2017 at the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce, 400 Clinchfield Street, Suite 100, Kingsport, TN.   At our next Arts @Work 101 workshop, learn how to price your creative product / artwork competitively. If you are having a hard time pricing your work, let Rachel Gibson work with you to figure out why.  When you […]

5 Nov 2016

Local Artist Ren Allen Wins Big at Living Art America’s 2017 Competition

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By Katie E. Hoffman If you’re paying attention at all to the local art scene, then you already know that Ren Allen is one of the brightest stars in our community. On the 26th of September, at the 2017 Living Art America competition in Winston Salem, NC, Allen’s star shone on the national scene. She […]

21 Oct 2016

A Legal and Ethical Primer for Artists. Our next workshop is on November 15.

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Do you understand how copyright affects the value of your work?  Are you confused about your legal rights regarding your creative work, or how to protect those rights? Would you know what to do if you had to defend them in court? Being aware of the rules of professional and ethical fair practice in the […]

14 Sep 2016

The next Arts @ Work 101 workshop is October 11!

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            “Branding Yourself as a Creative” is the second workshop in the Arts@Work 101 Lecture and Workshop series. It will help artists learn how to create a public image, and covers such important topics as websites and website design, using social media to best advantage, and how to maintain a […]

14 Sep 2016

Arts @ Work 101

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Arts @ Work 101

20 Aug 2016

The Next Artist & Creator Potluck is a Poolside Party!

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Save the date! On Saturday, September 24, at 5:30, we’ll be gathering poolside to the tunes of the fabulous Pea Pickin’ Hearts! Yes, we have a band! Come join us at the Clemon’s residence, 300 Belle Forest Court, in Kingsport for good food, good drinks, and the company of creative people.

14 Jul 2016

Artists needed for Little Chicago Festival Guerrilla Art project

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Want to draw and paint on buildings? We are looking for as many artists as we can gather to create tiny pieces of street art for the little Chicago Festival in Johnson City, August 12-13. We will be creating the pieces on Thursday evening and aarly Friday morning before the festival starts. The project offers […]