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Advice from a Master Artist: Jeff Fetty’s Blacksmithing 101

For the first article in our new series Advice from a Master Artist, master blacksmith and photographer Jeff Fetty gives his tips for getting started with this creative practice. Jeff is the owner of the blacksmithing business Jeff Fetty Designs where he produces fine craft and functional pieces, such as candleholders, furniture and fireplace tools, as well as offering custom work on commission….

Creative Spotlight: Staci M. Leech-Cornell of Still Maybe Studios

In early 2016, we sent Staci M. Leech-Cornell, owner of the creative business Still Maybe Studios, on a scholarship to attend the 2-day intensive Arts Business Institute workshop in Washington, D.C. We interviewed Staci to learn more about the most important takeaways that she learned at this workshop and also, of course, to share about her small business and what fuels her…

A Closer Look at Our Refreshed Programs and Services

Systems-based thinking and long-term planning are essential modes of success. We have developed an 8-point value system for programming driven by three central tenets: inclusivity, accessibility, and reliability. Building on this fresh start, we’ve expanded the scope of our services considerably. Our new and refreshed programming and services include: Skills Development Online Resource Library: A regularly-updated library of articles and…