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Artists and creative workers are at the core of the creative industries and a significant part of the gig economy. They do not benefit from paid sick leave and other forms of paid time off. Cancelled gigs mean no pay, and with little safety net, that puts our creatives at risk. View resources for artists and arts professionals.

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Artist Spotlight

I am a child of Slavic immigrants...born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. I have recently relocated back to Cleveland to help my mother, after living in Los Angeles for 20+ years.

Moving on it's own can be difficult, and add to that the changing of one's day-to-day structure as a makes for the development of some unexpected and even overwhelming challenges. And as anyone, we do the best we can with what we have.

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Upcoming Events

09/26/20 In Motion: Embracing Skill Display and Performance

10/01/20 Nonprofit Leadership Summit Series

10/02/20 Studio Tour w/Angelica Pozo and Corrie Slawson

03/10/20 Let's Get Physical - Drawing Workshops w/ Robin VanLear

03/27/20 Final Fridays at the Art Acts Studio

09/03/20 Sketch Writing 1

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Reinberger Auditorium
Buying property can be a tough process if you don’t know where to get started. That’s why we partnered with Northeast Shores, ArtHome and Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater Cleveland to launch a new Homeowner Handbook to get you on your way.
Money Museum - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Structuring the best plan for managing your finances as an artist or creative professional may seem daunting. This guide contains a general overview of some accounting principles and financial practices.
How do you budget for what you need and then build a strategy to seek the funding required to complete your work? In this section we will discuss some “tried and true” and “known and new” ways that artists can find the funds they need to make it all happen.
The Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute
Use your creative skills in new contexts. See opportunities in the challenge. Solve problems and change the game. AEI considers your "business" a means for you to keep creating and sharing your work - earning a living as you do so.