CCI Quick Grant 2015 (support)

On September 14th, 2015, I was the recipient of a Center for Cultural Innovation – Creative Capacity Fund Quick Grant Program to attend artist development workshops through Creative Capital and the Los Angeles branch of CCI.

CCI Center for Cultural Innovation Object of Her Affection Logo 2014 2015


Founded in 2001, the Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI)’s mission is to promote knowledge sharing, networking and financial independence for individual artists and creative entrepreneurs by providing business training, grants, and incubating innovative projects that create new program knowledge, tools and practices for artists in the field. 

This was the 2nd CCI Creative Capacity Fund Quick Grant I received for professional development. The CCI workshops were:

 ‘Where Did the Time go? Time Management for Artists’ workshop

‘Selling Your Art, Selling Yourself, and How to Feel Comfortable Doing Both’

Creative Capital Foundation is a New York-based, national non-profit which provides grants and advisory services to artist. The Creative Capital Workshops were:

Values-Based Goal Setting

Susan Koblin Schear

Effective Negotiation for Artists

Kirby Tepper

Web Site, Blog + Email Essentials

Sue Schaffner

Creating a Marketing Strategy

Dread Scott

Seven Elements of Strategic

Marketing, Brian Tate

Art Business Management

Byron Au Yong

Producing + Funding Your Community Engagement Campaign

Stephanie Bleyer

How to Approach + Engage with the Gatekeepers of the Art World

Sharon Louden