20th Annual Self Employment in the Arts Conference
Self Employment in the Arts
Two days jam packed with engaging activities focused on making a living as a professional creative. From large keynote sessions to hands-on learning opportunities to one-on-one mentoring, you'll be exposed to an arts business ecosystem you won't find anywhere else. Whether you're looking to explore making a living with your creative talents or wanting to expand your current pursuits, you'll leave better equipped to continue on your journey.
The event is open to all interested in attending with the primary focus on emerging creatives in the visual, performing, literary, and media arts as well as educators and art organization leaders. Attendees include high school students interested in majoring in the arts, college students, and community artists.
Lawyers for the Creative Arts (LCA) is the only pro bono legal service organization in Illinois that has expertise in all areas of the arts. For 47 years, LCA has assisted thousands of artists and arts organizations of all kinds with their legal issues through its legal referral bank and education program, LawSmarts. LCA's goal is to enable artists to concentrate on creating and delving deep into their hearts to produce the most provocative, most beautiful, most audacious art they can find within themselves. For more information visit www.law-arts.org