TENANTS HARBOR — On Wednesday evening, October 2, Jenn Dobransky, of New Ventures Maine, will discuss “Viewing Your Art through a Business Lens,” the second of two free “Art is My Business” workshops in St. George designed to helped artists and other creative persons achieve success.
Sponsored jointly by the St. George Business Alliance, the St. George Community Development Corporation, the Jackson Memorial Library and New Ventures Maine, both workshops are being held at the Jackson Memorial Library, in Tenants Harbor, from 6 to 8 p.m. Participation in the September 25 workshop is not required to attend on October 2.
Is creating art your hobby or a necessary source of income? What’s involved in owning your own business, producing works of art to sell, creating a business plan, and earning a living in Maine’s “creative economy”? Jenn Dobransky will answer these and other questions during her October 2 workshop.
Dobransky is the microenterprise specialist with New Ventures Maine, a part of the statewide University of Maine system. With a master’s degree from Simmons University, she has been a small business educator and counselor for 10 years, teaching classes and helping individuals who are starting or growing small businesses on the Midcoast.
Through the Small Business Development Center, she is certified in business advising by the New England Professional Development Organization. She has also owned and operated a small business in Bath for 15 years.
Contact Jackson Memorial Library’s Beckie Delaney at email@example.com or 207.372.8961 to sign up and reserve your place. Light refreshments will be served.