july, 2023

15jul(jul 15)10:00 am16(jul 16)4:00 pmBuilding Your Arts Business with Alex StallingIntensive for Artists


15 (Saturday) 10:00 am - 16 (Sunday) 4:00 pm AEST(GMT+10:00) View in my time


Judith Wright Arts Centre

420 Brunsick Street

Event Details

Balancing the essentials of an arts business alongside your creative practice is challenging. This two-day intensive program offers the opportunity to critically analyse the income your receive from your arts pursuits and make a plan for reaching future goals.

In this intensive workshop, Australian visual artist and cultural practitioner, Alex Stalling, will explore the essentials of running a sole trader arts business, including:

  • Developing a sustainable business plan
  • Marketing and promotional tips
  • Product and service development
  • Budgets and pricing
  • Finding your audience and network
  • Balancing art practice with business essentials

Participants to Bring:

  • Notepad and pens or a laptop
  • Lunch or snacks

Flying Arts will provide light refreshments.

Additional Information

Your facilitator: Alex Stalling is an Australian visual artist & cultural practitioner currently based in Toowoomba Queensland. Exploring representational self portraits through automatic painting, motifs and linework.
Her career includes a professional arts practice, exhibitions, public art, committees, community activations, professional development & mentoring, gallery services, digital content creation, maker & product designer, event coordinator and business entrepreneur.

She is the founder of Tinker (2018-present), Co-founder of Made Creative Space Toowoomba (2011-2013), founder Attic Art Space (2009-2010) and has managed and facilitate numerous community art & cultural events across the Darling Downs.

Born in Mount Isa Queensland Alex has a strong connection to land, community, flora, fauna and connection. Through her practice Alex loves to find ways to include people in the creative process often working with community projects, tactile object production or items of play and creation.