Workshop: The Business of Art with Ira Ono



The popular “Business of Art” workshop by Volcano artist Ira Ono returns to Volcano Art Center on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 9:00am – 4pm at Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani Campus in Volcano Village. He will help you navigate basic business principles in this one-day intensive workshop. From the initial pros and cons of being your own boss to copyright basics to branding your product, you’ll discover what’s right for you and your art.

This is a wonderful opportunity for fine artists and crafts people to gain unique insights resulting in profitable solutions. Topics will include: Pricing your Product for Profit, Focus on Galleries / Gift Shops / Department Stores, Trade Shows / Catalog Sales, Visual Merchandising, Affordable Display Techniques, Fool Proof Presentations, Internet Marketing and Getting Free Publicity.

The “Business of Art” workshop will be heldCost for the full day workshop is $50 or $45 for VAC Members.

Participants are encouraged to bring samples of their own art work for Ira to review.

For more information or to register call Volcano Art Center at 808-967-8222



More About Ira Ono

Ira Ono is an internationally known artist whose works are featured in the Hawai‘i State Art Museum and private collections in the U.S., Europe and Japan. He is the founder of annual Trash Art Shows throughout the state and well versed in every aspect of marketing fine arts and crafts here in Hawai‘i and beyond. Ira is also the owner and director of Volcano Garden Arts gallery in Volcano, Hawai‘i where he exhibits his personal works along with over 100 local artists from across the state. Visit!

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