Artists Essentials Toolkit #7: Turning your art into a business

Want to turn your art practice into a business? From doing market research to devising a business plan, here’s seven simple steps to help get you started.
Artists Toolkit Kerry Kennell

Are you wanting to turn your art practice into a full-time business? Making the decision to go pro is an exciting and rewarding venture, but it can also be daunting. Before you get started there are few important things to consider to help set yourself up for success.

In our latest Artists’ Essential Toolkit video, Ugar/Erub woman Kerry Kennell, Director of Same Way Nation (an Indigenous-owned and managed boutique consultancy based in Melbourne) outlines seven steps to follow when starting an art business.

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Giselle Bueti has written for publications such as The Advertiser, The Adelaide Review, RIP IT UP, BMA magazine and Yewth Mag. Previously, Giselle worked as Arts Editor for The AU Review and Content Growth Editor at ArtsHub. She is based in Melbourne, Victoria.