Asheville Area Arts Council News - May 15, 2014

Arts and Entertainment

May 16, 2014

From: Asheville Area Arts Council

Curator Talk with Hoss Haley

Thursday, May 22nd 6:00-7:00pm

Learn more about LOOK AGAIN as the AAAC hosts a Curator Talk with Hoss Haley Thursday, May 22 from 6:00-7:00pm. Hoss Haley is a conceptually focused American sculptor and painter creating and residing in Asheville, North Carolina. Haley will discuss his inspiration for LOOK AGAIN, which encourages people to see materials in a different light, highlighting artists working with byproducts of our contemporary society including plastic grocery bags, tin cans, wood, and scrap metal.

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Upcoming Artist Curriculum Classes

The Asheville Area Arts Council strives to provide free professional development opportunities for area Artists. Please call 828-258-0710 to register Today!
Saturday, May 31, 2014 2-4pm

Using the Internet to Increase Exposure and Sale FREE

Instructor Wendy Outland will lead "Using the Internet to Increase Exposure and Sales" - Our discussion (and the handout) will include tips regarding do-it-yourself websites, blogs, e-newsletters, and You Tube, as well as social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
Thursday, June 19, 2014 5:30-7:30pm


A workshop in basic financial literacy for artists, arts groups and those who love them. Kent Lantaff will guide us on the following financial topics:
- It's "fiscal" year, not "physical" year

- Why is a budget like a diet?

- The big and the small - business types and the one that's right for you

- Repeat after me: assets minus liabilities equals net worth

- It's like magic - double entry bookkeeping

- You don't need to be a plumber to understand cash flow

- Reading a balance sheet without losing your balance Government reporting and procedures - it only hurts when you laugh.

- Plus more informative insights into basic financial literacy
Saturday, June 21, 2014 2-4pm

Pricing Guidelines for Artists FREE

Join instructor Wendy Outland for Pricing Guidelines for Artists and Develop a wholesale/retail pricing structure that works for you and your retailers. Learn the #1 Rule of Pricing! Includes how to deal with matting and framing expenses, as well as shipping, and pricing for commissioned works.
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Thanks to our Members the Asheville Area Arts Council is able to provide free and affordable professional development opportunities, classes and workshops, and business management programs for creative industry professionals throughout the year. Help us continue to make is possible, become a Member today!

Kids Tixx Program:
Ensuring Access to the Arts

The Asheville Area Arts Council's Kids Tixx program provides access to wonderful cultural experiences not always in the budget for some of Buncombe County's families, while also supporting our local arts presenters! The Asheville Area Arts Council is currently offering Kids Tixx to The Emergency Circus! presented by Toy Boat Community Art Space. (doors open at 7:00 show starts at 7:30)

Superhero costumes encouraged! The show features members of Asheville's Runaway Circus, as well as circus artists from across the country including America's Got Talent Finalists Special Head, AKA Danny Wolverton, and the levitating magician!

If you or someone you know may be interested in receiving free tickets to a upcoming event, performance, museum exhibition, or concert, through Kids Tixx please complete our online form, or stop by the Asheville Area Arts Council, 346 Depot Street for information. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis until all Kids Tixx are all claimed.