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Book proposal

I’m working on a book proposal – let me know what you think.

An Ouroboros: Art, Money, and Entrepreneurial Action. The long form of a book will enable me to delve deeply into the relationships between art, innovation, entrepreneurship, and money to develop an argument that gets to the heart of what is arguably the most critical issue for the visual arts today: how can an artists make work and live in our late-capitalist society? 342 more words

Arts Infrastructure

Showcase, Not Competition

The Herberger Institute Office of Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Programs, which I direct, just hosted its First Annual Herberger Institute Student Idea Showcase. It was a great event, with 18 students pitching ideas for everything from an app that reminds you to water the houseplants to… 287 more words

Arts Entrepreneurship

Knowledge Infrastructure: Artists' Professional Development

In a podcasted conversation with David Dower some time ago, I explained that creative infrastructure for the arts has three components: physical infrastructure, organizational infrastructure, and personal infrastructure. 244 more words

Arts Infrastructure

Know Your Audience: Self-Employment in the Arts Conference

A core principle of arts entrepreneurship, at least as I teach it, is that the work must connect with its audience. That’s why we spend so much time getting to know that audience in a project-based course like… 344 more words

Arts Entrepreneurship

Networking redux: Pattern recognition

I was reviewing a 2006 article on pattern recognition and entrepreneurship[1] in preparation for my undergraduate seminar, when this passage jumped off the page: 406 more words

Arts Infrastructure

Networks and Entrepreneurship

As my students this week revisited their inventory of means (who they are, what they know, who they know) in the context of the specific enterprise ideas they are developing, I was struck by how much they focused on the potential for exploiting their weak ties into viable partners for the enterprises. 115 more words

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Effectual Thinking → Corn Muffins

More than once, I’ve heard arts entrepreneurship educators, including me, reference the Chinese proverb about experiential learning: “give a man a fish, he eats for a day; … 430 more words

Arts Entrepreneurship