The Working Artist Masterclass

The Working Artist Masterclass: What You Will Learn

  • Why the way you approach prospects might be a waste of time and what to do instead to make real connections
  • What galleries really want
  • How to get more sales with insider tactics that truly work
  • Avoid disaster when pricing your work and set the right prices
  • Planning techniques for a career that has longevity and sustainability
  • The giant myth about artist contracts and the best way to negotiate them
  • The simple mistake 90% of artists make when submitting proposals and why repeating it will doom you to failure
  • Presenting your art properly to prevent looking like an amateur
  • Surprising techniques artists use for managing their time
  • The secret habits of blue-chip artists that you can implement right now
  • Why your website turns visitors away and how to better connect with viewers
  • The best ways to use social media while keeping it fun
  • Insights into connecting with curators, gallerists, interior designers, corporate collectors and other art-world decision makers
  • How to effortlessly write a business plan

Benefits of the Class


CONFIDENCE
Confidence. No more floundering or guessing, you’ll develop the poise that comes from knowing your stuff.

MOTIVATION
Feeling stuck or spinning your wheels? This program could be just the powerful kickstart you need.

KNOWLEDGE
Now you’ll have a clear understanding of exactly how the art market works and how to best navigate it.

MENTORING
Each week Crista will offer Coaching Calls, personally answering each of your questions. Can’t make the call? Post your question online and she’ll record her answer. As your mentor, she’s committed to your success!

ORGANIZATION
Opportunities won’t wait! You’ll have your materials together and ready to go. You’ll know exactly how to successfully manage projects. You’ll be on top of your time and your business.

SUPPORT
We have a caring and responsive Customer Service team. We also offer a 110% money-back guarantee* because we’re invested in your success.

PROFESSIONALISM
First impressions matter. You want people to know that you understand how to conduct yourself and your practice as a professional working artist.

MONEY
You’ll reap the rewards of your investment by selling more art. You’ll save also time, money and heartache.
  • "Crista Cloutier is an extraordinary facilitator for change, creativity and prosperity.”  
     Griselda Cann Mussett, Artist

  • "This class was worth every penny - really, priceless."  Taunya van der Steen-Mizel, Artist, splendidvessel.com

  • "Throughout our lives, we may only meet a few people who touch us on a spiritual level and change our paths. Crista is one of those people."   Jane Seaman, Artist, Best-Selling Author and Educator. janeayres.blogspot.co.uk

  • "99% of the artists I know should take this course."
      James Robischon, Owner of Robischon Gallery, Denver.  robischongallery.com

  • "I highly recommend this program. Ms. Cloutier is one of the leading artist advisors in the world."
     Gianna M. Salande, Artist, giannasalande.com

  • "I sold 52 paintings in the first six months after completing The Working Artist. I continue to refer to it today for both information and inspiration.”
     Ceridwen Jane Gray, Artist, janegrayart.com

  • "The Working Artist is a professional, practical and easy-to-use course. It has tons of valuable information… It’s obvious that Crista used her years of professional and personal experience and lots of research to put the course together."   Marnelle North, Artist, marnellenorth.com

  • "The Working Artist taught me what would have taken me years to figure out on my own."
     Mats Persson, Artist, iamapersson.com

Ongoing Benefits

Community
With The Working Artist Network, you'll have access to an international group of artists who are already doing the work. Ask them your questions, share your latest work, build your sphere of influence, and get links to exhibitions, grants and residencies.
 
Continued Access
Real artists never stop learning. That's why we'll give you FREE access to all future sessions of The Working Artist course.
 
Bonuses
Constant updates to keep pace with the rapidly changing world.
Opportunities
As a Working Artist you'll receive invitations to exclusive events and private one-on-one consultations with Crista Cloutier. These are ONLY available for graduates of The Working Artist course.

How You Will Learn

Simple and easy-to use, created with the "artist brain" in mind, The Working Artist is a very different kind of workshop.

The Working Artist platform contains everything you need. Unique interactive Video-Workbooks lead you step-by step through each stage of the course culminating in the guided creation of your Working Artist business plan - a living document that hones your intentions into reality and anchors you in your art career.

 

Personalized dashboard
Interactive video-guided workbooks and plans
Shareable actions
Quizzes
Coaching calls
The Working Artist Network Community Forum
Built with the Learnbase Learning System™
 
We realize that life often gets in the way. With the investment of only a few hours each week, you have the option of taking the course with other artist peers or completely at your own pace. If you fall behind, you have an additional two months to complete the course and also guaranteed lifelong access to future Working Artist sessions at no additional cost. You can take it at your own pace or do it with the group.

With my 110% Money-Back Guarantee you have nothing to lose and everything to gain.

  • "Crista Cloutier is an extraordinary facilitator for change, creativity and prosperity.”  
     Griselda Cann Mussett, Artist

  • "This class was worth every penny - really, priceless."  Taunya van der Steen-Mizel, Artist, splendidvessel.com

  • "Throughout our lives, we may only meet a few people who touch us on a spiritual level and change our paths. Crista is one of those people."   Jane Seaman, Artist, Best-Selling Author and Educator. janeayres.blogspot.co.uk

  • "99% of the artists I know should take this course."
      James Robischon, Owner of Robischon Gallery, Denver.  robischongallery.com

  • "I highly recommend this program. Ms. Cloutier is one of the leading artist advisors in the world."
     Gianna M. Salande, Artist, giannasalande.com

  • "I sold 52 paintings in the first six months after completing The Working Artist. I continue to refer to it today for both information and inspiration.”
     Ceridwen Jane Gray, Artist, janegrayart.com

  • "The Working Artist is a professional, practical and easy-to-use course. It has tons of valuable information… It’s obvious that Crista used her years of professional and personal experience and lots of research to put the course together."   Marnelle North, Artist, marnellenorth.com

  • "The Working Artist taught me what would have taken me years to figure out on my own."
     Mats Persson, Artist, iamapersson.com

This course IS for you if...

  • You're a visual artist or photographer devoted to doing the work
  • You understand that continuing your education is a powerful, ongoing discipline of being a professional artist
  • You feel overwhelmed about how to achieve your financial goals through your art and are seeking a knowledgeable advisor
  • You're ready for a major breakthrough in your career and practice
  • You're tired of struggling and want to stop wasting time

It's NOT for you if...

  • You think that money demeans art
  • You are not ready to put the "work" in working artist
  • You are still waiting for that someone to "do this stuff for you"
  • You are looking for a cookie-cutter strategy that you can easily find online for free
  • You believe the world will discover you without any work on your part

Crista Cloutier is invested in your success. Are you?

Crista Cloutier has:
  • sold millions of dollars of artwork to galleries, museums, collectors
  • run a gallery and nationally recognized studio
  • certified as an arts appraiser and was an arts licensor
  • produced an award-winning art documentary
  • been  published by major museums and newspapers
  • curated dozens of international exhibitions
  • collaborated with many artists from blue-chip to beginners
  • "Crista Cloutier is an extraordinary facilitator for change, creativity and prosperity.”  
     Griselda Cann Mussett, Artist

  • "This class was worth every penny - really, priceless."  Taunya van der Steen-Mizel, Artist, splendidvessel.com

  • "Throughout our lives, we may only meet a few people who touch us on a spiritual level and change our paths. Crista is one of those people."   Jane Seaman, Artist, Best-Selling Author and Educator. janeayres.blogspot.co.uk

  • "99% of the artists I know should take this course."
      James Robischon, Owner of Robischon Gallery, Denver.  robischongallery.com

  • "I highly recommend this program. Ms. Cloutier is one of the leading artist advisors in the world."
     Gianna M. Salande, Artist, giannasalande.com

  • "I sold 52 paintings in the first six months after completing The Working Artist. I continue to refer to it today for both information and inspiration.”
     Ceridwen Jane Gray, Artist, janegrayart.com

  • "The Working Artist is a professional, practical and easy-to-use course. It has tons of valuable information… It’s obvious that Crista used her years of professional and personal experience and lots of research to put the course together."   Marnelle North, Artist, marnellenorth.com

  • "The Working Artist taught me what would have taken me years to figure out on my own."
     Mats Persson, Artist, iamapersson.com

How The Working Artist Masterclass Works

The Working Artist Class 2016. Don't miss out! The next session will begin May 9th, 2016.

 

General Registration Opens April 29th
Start! May 9th, 2016
Access The Working Artist Network
Weeks 1 to 4: Core Modules. Each is comprised of a 30-minute video and interactive workbook. Take it at your own pace.
Weeks 1 to 4: Coach Calls with Crista Cloutier. Each Monday at 5pm GMT, Crista will be available to answer your questions about the previous week's material. If you can't make the call, post your question and she'll record her answer.
When the session is over you'll continue to have access for 2 additional months
As an honored alumni you'll always have free access to future Working Artist Sessions
 

The Working Artist Masterclass + A Personal Professional Strategy Session with Crista Cloutier

This 'Gold' option further builds on what you'll learn in The Working Artist Masterclass.  It's a one-on-one professional strategy session with Crista, scheduled upon completion of the course. For 90 minutes Crista will roll up her sleeves and go deep into your Working Artist materials. She'll work with you to create a strategic action plan for improving sales, gaining exposure, and building your audience. Please note that spaces are very limited for these private consultations. 

Please note: As this is a payment plan option, a Paypal account will be required - which you can do during the sign-up process. Coupons may not be used for this option. There can be no refunds for the Strategy Session component.
 

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