Jason Rapp

#SCartists: Make a living with your art form

Introducing the Artist Entrepreneur Incubator

Image of a tandem skydive, midflight as the parachute deploys. Text says, Take the leap. You can make a living with your art. Introducing the Artist Entrepreneur Incubator.


The Artist Entrepreneur Incubator (AEI) is a series of monthly discipline-based interactive workshops for artists who are interested in transitioning their craft into a business.

Workshops are led by artists of all disciplines, arts consultants, and educators. They’ll include information on basic business, licensing, marketing, contracts, and identifying resources for support and sustainability.

Nominal fees apply, but there are exceptions. Learn more here.


The AEI virtual series is a collaboration between the South Carolina Arts Commission and One Columbia for Arts and Culture. It’s available to artists across disciplines who live and work throughout South Carolina.


AEI Dates and topics

  • 9/21/21: Better Business for Creatives
    In conjunction with the Columbia Office of Business Opportunities. This workshop is a prerequisite for any further participation. Sign up today!
  • 10/5/21: Hit the Right Notes: Music
  • 11/9/21: Going Public: Public Art
  • 12/7/21: Become a Media Darling: Multimedia

And more to come!


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