Teaching what you love and know at Community Colleges, Recreational and Senior Centers and even in your neighborhood Art Stores, plus offering classes on-line, is a definite way to increase your income, as an Artist.
Consider Teaching your skill set to others. Teaching is very lucrative and it presents YOU as the expert in your field!
A variety of different venues of offering your expertise are available consider one or several of the avenues listed:
Community College - Community Education
Contact your local Community College, The Community Education department directly to offer the classes you wish to teach at the times that are convenient for you and your schedule. Create a following and offer a variety of technique classes and experiences your students will delight in learning.
Cultural Centers / Museums
Non-profit and for profit Museums and Cultural Centers in your area are looking to grow their membership and their revenue base. Many today offer classes as their way of getting people interested in what they do for the Arts. Contact the Education Director - they will be happy to hear from you. Plus many of these entities have a gift shop, where if you teach, you may also be able to sell your wares!
Local & Regional Recreational Centers
Do not discount your local Recreational Center. They have classroom space they wish to fill with sounds of laughter and delight at learning new skills as well. Similar to the community college system, recreational centers work about three to six months out for scheduling of classes.
Senior Centers / Retirement Communities
Senior Centers and Retirement Communities are ready and willing to engage their community with exactly what you wish to offer. Fun and self expressive art time!
Teaching our Youth at Risk & Individuals with Disabilities
You can find your place to teach and be heard, where you can make a difference in someones life. You know where to be. Look into your heart!
Public Speaking Engagements
Consider your local interests groups, Art Associations, and special interest groups, which are also your interests. Look at organizing a symposium of like and similar, yet different speakers to present topics in the same venue, offer it for one day, evening, weekend or ? Remember it is your business: you decide the venue, topics or classes of instruction.
Create the experience, live your joy, and make a difference while being involved in and sharing with your community.
MAKE ART YOUR BUSINESS
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