The Art MBA is an intensive 3 month interactive online professional development training for visual artists who are serious about the next step in their artist career.
Whether you are a self-taught second career artist in transition, you have been at it for a decade but feel stuck, or you are a recent MFA graduate - you will get proven tools and step by step guidance to get real world results.
Plan your artist career and implement goals from where you are today to where you want to be tomorrow.
Who you know matters, specially in the art world. Learn how to connect with collectors, galleries, and fans in a way that is sustainable and enjoyable (even if you are an introvert).
Get the visibility you need to get your work noticed, seen and sold. Lessons include:
Take 10 minutes to show us why we should pick you to join this journey.
If chosen to join the next cohort you will receive a link to secure your spot.
Start making progress with world-class advice that works.
Learn from and interact with some of the best artist career instructors in the world: best-selling authors, social media influencers, gallery owners, art curators, fine artists, creative entrepreneurs... you will be in caring and experienced hands at every step of the way.
FOUNDER & CHIEF INSTRUCTOR | ARTMBA.COM & THE FINE ARTIST SUMMIT
From signing partnerships with national museums for Google Arts & Culture, to running artist entrepreneurship workshops for The International Arts & Culture Group. From postgraduate studies in Oil Painting at University of the Arts London, to an MBA (Masters in Business Administration) at INSEAD. Miguel will teach you the mindset and strategies that creative entrepreneurs use to get results in a journey full of uncertainty.
AUTHOR & ART WRITING EXPERT | "ART-WRITE"
Vicki is an artist, writer and arts advocate. Her book, Art-Write, is used widely by artists and art schools. Her writing has appeared in Professional Artist Magazine and exhibition catalogues. She works with several organizations in the service of artists. She will teach you how start and finish all your art related writings so that you love them, and they work.
GALLERY OWNER & AUTHOR | HOW TO SELL ART
Jason Horejs is the Owner of Xanadu Gallery and author of multiple best selling books including "Starving to Successful" & "How to Sell Art". Jason has helped thousands of artists prepare themselves to more effectively market their work, build relationships with galleries and collectors, and turn their artistic passion into a viable business.
ARTIST | SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCER
Dina Brodsky is a contemporary realist miniaturist, painter, and curator. She is also happens to be a social media influencer with over 350,000 followers on Instagram. So when Dina talks about how to use Instagram, artists listen. She will teach you how to double your weekly followers, multiply engagement from your new followers, and convert Instagram into new opportunities for your artist career.
AUTHOR AND ARTIST FINANCIAL ADVISOR | "ARTS & NUMBERS"
Elaine is a Chartered Public Accountant specialized in working with the creative class. Through her company Minerva Financial Arts, her goal is to make all creative individuals both financially empowered and creatively free. She has instructed at institutions ranging from the Rode Island School of Design to Ohio State University. She will help you redesign your artist career into a flexible and sustainable journey.
ARTIST-CURATOR & AUTHOR |"WHAT THEY DIDN'T TEACH YOU IN ART SCHOOL"
Rosalind Davis is an artist-curator and a graduate of The Royal College of Art and Chelsea College of Art. She is also the author of "What they didn't teach you in art school", a comprehensive introduction to how to survive and succeed as an artist. She will teach you how to show your work in group shows with artists you admire, multiplying your professional contacts on the way.
Bonus masterclasses from topic experts:
LAWYER FOR CREATIVES | PARTNER AT HOFFMAN LUQUE LLP
Anibal A. Luque provides high-quality legal advice and practical counsel to artists and entrepreneurs across the globe. As a young enthusiastic entrepreneur himself, Anibal strives to help like-minded people become successful with the right legal planning. In his masterclass he will demystify the different documents necessary for a visual artist.
ARTS OUTREACH LEAD | KICKSTARTER
Daniel Sharp is an arts administrator and public art strategist. With a background in exhibition, event, and editorial management, he works to build resources and create relationships for artists, neighborhoods, and institutions. In his masterclass he will teach you what you need to know to get money for your next art project through crowdfunding - whether it is your first series of prints or a monument.
Since I have started The Art MBA course, I have noticed a very great energy for painting, creating and recently selling much more art.
Jason Balducci, Fine Artist
It’s been pretty amazing hearing generous insights built from so much research and personal experience... there is so much information in this course! So many tools!
Maudie Brady, Fine Art Sculptor