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Entrepreneurship and business start-up for the visual arts and creative industries

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Hello to The New! Out Soon in 2017!

This is to let everyone know the exciting news that the second edition of The Essential Guide to Business for Artists and Designers ISBN 978-1474250559 will be out soon and is available on pre-order. At over 95,000 words this is what the manuscript looked like a couple of months ago… This new publication, published by Bloomsbury Academic […]

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Books for Artists & Designers

If you are looking for business and enterprise books for artists and designers, please visit the Books page.
Making Sense of Business is an entertaining enterprise skills book with a foreword by Sir James Dyson. See The Essential Guide to Business for Artists and Designers Revised and Updated for 2014 and A Pocket Business Guide for Artists and Designers


Business Advice

Advice sessions are available with Alison to discuss current business issues or seek guidance on business planning.

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Creative Consultancy

Alison’s consultancy services assist organisations and companies who require creative approaches to projects.

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With proven expertise in entrepreneurial and presentation skill development Alison offers a range of inspirational workshops & courses.

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  • The Essential Guide to Business for Artists & Designers, Revised & Updated 2014
    Photo Credit: Tas Kyprianou
  • Entrepreneurship
    Entrepreneurship for Creatives
    Group photograph Summer School at Central Saint Martins, Granary Square, London.
  • Workshop, Getting Started, The Goldsmiths’ Centre
    Business Start-up and Vision Workshop at The Goldsmiths’ Centre
  • Business Start-up Talk at UCA Epsom
    An event run by UCA Epsom Enterprise Team, Out of the Pond for undergraduates
  • Workshop, Getting Started, Goldsmiths’ Centre
    Vision exercise for recent jewellery and silversmithing graduates.
  • Crafts Council Hothouse Taster Days
    A talk about networks and business start-up, for the Crafts Council, Farnham Maltings
  • Presentation Skills for Creatives
    Senior partner of TP Bennett, Julian Sharpe giving a talk on how to pitch creative proposals to new clients.
  • Design Trust Event at New Designers
    A talk for the New Designers to recent applied arts and contemporary craft graduates, hosted by The Design Trust.
  • Entrepreneurship Students – Creative Selling Exercise
    Photo Credit: Vishal Kumarcaswamy

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