Professional Development

Instagram as a Sales Channel for Artists


Are you curious about selling your work on Instagram? Join painter Nicole Drake for a short series of conversations presented by Triangle Artworks about how you can interact with followers to take custom orders and sell work from your catalog.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Health Insurance and The Working Artist


Are you an uninsured or underinsured artist? Do you worry about what a health crisis would do to your financial picture? Join actor and insurance agent, Carey Blackburn, for an informational session presented by Triangle Artworks about the basics of health insurance plans.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Ethical Storytelling Practices Online Workshop


Progressive cultural work requires that artists employ storytelling practices that are grounded in respect, ethics, nuance, and anti-racism. Creative strategist and producer Sonya Childress will discuss a framework for values-based storytelling, and share examples of how storytellers might put those values into practice. Presented by Creative Capital.

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Art World Conference workshops

Art World Conference is a series of actionable, inclusive workshops and events, both in-person and online, focused on business and financial health to build and sustain careers in the arts. We believe financial health and sustainability for cultural producers is a social justice issue.

Programming includes panel discussions and in-depth workshops addressing many of the unique opportunities and challenges faced by visual artists, freelancers, and arts professionals. Topics range from sales, marketing, grants, taxes, managing debt, building credit, investing, and legal issues, to defining and asserting value, solidarity, new technologies, legacy planning, and growing and sustaining community. The emphasis of all programming is on personal and professional development and empowerment.

Artist Relief Wellness Video Series

Artist Relief has produced a series of free wellness videos to help artists’ physical, mental, and emotional well-being. These sessions led by artists include discussions of movement, meditation, herbalism, sound therapy and music, poetry and writing prompts, and more.

NC Film Forum

The NC Film Forum is a skill building series designed to support independent producers who make movies for a living. View schedule and registration information. 

Next up: Legals & Locations, August 12, 2020 @ 5:30pm


Thursday, December 10, 2020

Teaching Artists Guild

Teaching Artists Guild (TAG), a fiscally sponsored project of Community Initiatives, is a member-driven organization committed to the professionalization and visibility of artists who teach. We are the voice of the teaching artist, communicating the depth and breadth of work that teaching artists provide our educational systems and communities.

Full Frame Teach the Teachers

Full Frame's annual Teach the Teachers program immerses a small group of Triangle educators into the festival experience, where we give them the tools and the confidence to successfully integrate documentary film into their classrooms.
Open to high school and middle school teachers, this important media literacy initiative will be accepting applications for the 2020 program soon. 

Writers and Books

Resource: Writers & Books is a literary center in Rochester, N.Y. that fosters and promotes reading and writing as lifelong activities. Programs include: writing classes and workshops; outreach programs; readings and talks by visiting and regional writers; residency programs at our rural retreat center; an annual Regional Playwriting Competition; internships; and other programs.

Women in Photography

Resource: Women in Photography (WIP)is an innovative website that showcases the work of women artists. It focuses on exhibiting work outside of the traditional model of the commercial art world, allowing it to reach a global audience and to provide opportunities at no cost. In 2009 WIP launched the Grant & Mentor Program which awards funds and materials to support women artists.


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