Workshop: The Business of Art



Volcano Art Center is offering The Business of Art workshop by Volcano artist Ira Ono on June 25th from 9:00am – 4:00pm. Topics will include: Pricing your Product for Profit, Focus on galleries / Gift Shops, Trade Show Visual Merchandising, Affordable Display Techniques, Fool Proof Presentations, Internet Marketing and Getting Free Publicity.

Ira Ono is an internationally known artist. His works are found in the Hawaii State Art Museum and private collections in the U.S., Europe and Japan. He is the owner/director of Volcano Garden Arts in Volcano Village, Hawaii. Ira is the founder of the Trash Art Shows throughout the state and well versed in every aspect of marketing fine arts and crafts here in Hawaii and beyond.

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 would be a wonderful opportunity for fine artists and crafts people to gain unique insights resulting in profitable solutions.

Sponsored by the Volcano Art Center, the workshop will be held Saturday, June 25th, 2016 at the Volcano Art Center in Volcano Village. Cost for the full day workshop is $45 for VAC members and $50 for non-members.

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

To register please contact Volcano Art Center at (808)967-8222



This workshop is FULL! Please contact VAC to be placed on a Wait List. 


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