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Understanding how to manage your studio or creative business is key to long term success. Join MassArt Faculty and e-commerce entrepreneur, Sara Hartmann, she will offer you a peek into the classes and opportunities you can access while you are a student at MassArt including: MassArt Industries: a student-run business where students will design and market original products through two experiential learning focused courses, Strategy for Creative Business, MassMaker Studio, Branding, and Intro to Entrepreneurship. She will also tell you more about the new Peer Hire Collaboration Grants. You can get paid as a student freelancer! 


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About our Speaker:

Sara Hartmann is an educator and arts entrepreneurship change agent. As faculty at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, she founded the Creative Economy Business Incubator, a scale-agnostic program designed to support the unique needs of art, design, and cultural ventures. Sara also produces MassArt’s Creative Economy Workshop Series in partnership with the City of Boston. This popular series offers free business skills training and professional development for artists and designers. She has taught business and design at UMass Dartmouth, Simmons University, Mount Ida College and Lasell College.


Prior to academia, Sara worked both as a costume designer for theater and opera, and as a digital marketer for apparel and consumer product start-ups. Her experience moving between the cultural and innovation economies has inspired her work addressing the resource gaps faced by would-be founders in creative industries.



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