Art & Business: Artists as Business Operators – Panel Discussion in Austin

Presented as part of the Greater Austin Black Chamber‘s Third Annual Business Strategy Week

Hosted by the George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural & Genealogy Center

Organized by Capitol View Arts 

Art & Business: Artists as Business Operators

One of a three-part series of panel discussions in Austin

Everyone’s welcome for this practical session. Artists must also function as businesswomen (and businessmen too). Representatives from Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts (TALA) will provide basic tips to successfully operate your artistic practice as a business.

Panelists: Sharesa Y. Alexander, Attorney; and Alissa McCain, Executive Director, TALA.

Thursday, 11 October 2018

George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural & Genealogy Center

1165 Angelina Street

Austin, Texas 78702

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This project is supported in part by an award from the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department, the Texas Commission on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

The City of Austin is proud to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you require assistance for participation in our programs or use of our facilities, please call (512) 974-3914.


Also join us for the rest of the three-part series:

Black Women Artists Speak Out (Session 1), 4 October 2018

The emerging artists featured in the exhibition, Color and Form, discuss how creative languages grounded in abstraction facilitate the exploration of black womanhood in American society.

Panelists: Arielle Austin, Aimee M. Everett, and Kemi Yemi-Ese

Moderated by Carre Adams, Exhibitions Coordinator, Carver Museum


Black Women Artists Speak Out (Session 2), 25 October 2018

Established female artists presented in exhibitions at the Carver during 2017 and 2018 examine the statuses, roles, and symbolic meanings attached to representations of black womanhood in their paintings and sculptures.

Panelists: Chesiel John, Cindy Elizabeth, and Deborah Roberts

Moderated by Bamidele Agbasegbe Demerson, Site Manager & Curator, Carver Museum.