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Make Money Making Art

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About The Class

define your mission.

Do you want to sell your art, without selling out?

Join nationally-noted painter Ann Rea for a comprehensive introduction to the sequential process that you’ll need to build a fine art enterprise.

During this course, Ann will be teaching you how to create value above and beyond your art.

You’ll learn how to define your mission and how to create a "Blue Ocean Strategy" that serves a target market and eliminates the competition.

Rather than pursue a "career" within the scarcity and permission-based art establishment, Ann will teach you how to take the reins and build a creative enterprise.

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Sell Your Art Without Selling Out

    Business is not as complicated as you’ve been lead to believe. You can run a thriving artistic enterprise.

  2. 02

    Overcoming Artistic Challenges

  3. 03

    Discovering Your Vision & Values

  4. 04

    Artists Visions & Values

  5. 05

    Creating Your Enterprise

  6. 06

    Defining Your Business

  7. 07

    The Artists Journey

  8. 08

    Identifying Your Tribe

  9. 09

    Discovering Your Mission

  10. 10

    Celebrating Your Tribe

  11. 11

    Profiting From Partnerships

  12. 12

    Cultivating Press, Fans and Clients

  13. 13

    Elements of Selling

  14. 14

    Stages of Sales process

  15. 15

    Communicating with your Fans and Clients

  16. 16

    Tracking Your Leads and Contacts

  17. 17

    The Artist's Path to Success

  18. 18

    Accomplishing Your Goals

  19. 19

    Taking Action Now

  20. 20

    Committing to Your Goals


Meet Your Expert

Ann Rea

Ann Rea is on a personal mission to destroy the myth of the “starving artist.”Rea recently authored "SELL YOUR ART without Selling Out, 101 Rules" and created an 8-week, intimate, interactive, foundational business course called "MAKING Art Making MONEY".Ann Rea’s ... read more

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84% of students recommend this class.
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  • Creativelive Student

    May 2015

    No more starving artist paradigm!! I LOVE this class SO much and I am only on Segment 5. So generous, so thoughtful. I am a career coach and I help analytical professional women who miss their creative side bridge the gap into discovering a career they really love, so I am taking this class to continue to help support their journey and be able to more clearly articulate the path ahead of them no matter their creative medium. (Though I work primarily with mindset vs strategy.) I am putting so many pieces of the puzzle together. I have been a student of business for a long while, but never thought about ART that way - particularly as solving a problem. Ann says: "Make it about THEM, when you make it about them, it becomes about YOU" -- I can't quite put my finger on it, but it FEELS like what she is talking about is tapping into the collective oneness. That idea of what do "WE" want to create? VS a "selfless" persona which is what it seems MOST people make that mean (ie "how can I chameleon myself to what I *think* people around me want so that I can make money?"). OR, being so AFRAID of being a chameleon, that we aren't open to SEE how what we want to create actually meets what others want. We just have to be open to the connection, and then take responsibility for articulating it. Ann articulates this in a way I only intuitively knew before. So I just want to thank Ann for the thoughtfulness she put into your process and for sharing it, and being a leader of the revolution. It only makes my commitment and confidence to my career path and passion. This is possible for anyone who is brave enough to step into the journey. This further proves the point, and helps you FEEL it -- the only thing between you and your dreams is you (and that is the GREAT news!)

  • Peggy Collins

    March 2014

    I found this course exciting, inspiring, enlivening, informative, and so much more. Ann Rea is a natural teacher who knows how to keep her topic interesting. Her interactions with the students were fascinating and quite helpful because I could apply their situations to my own. I only wish there had been more time for online questions to have been answered. I bought the course because it kind of reminded me of a good movie...there were so many gems that it was hard to take it all in during one viewing. A+ for Ann!

  • Creativelive Student

    March 2014

    No doubt about it, this was by far the most brilliant and engaging business program for artists that I have ever witnessed! Thank you so much for all the work that everyone put into it, and especially to Ann. I was amazed at her energy and passion, this made the entire course very enjoyable as well as hopeful as to our future possibilities. It felt like drinking from a fire hose at times, but since I bought the course (best investment ever!), I will be able to return to it over and over as the plan evolves. Thanks again to all involved, you have no idea how valuable this experience was to me changer! THANK YOU!

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