Art Biz Accelerator

Artists: Are sales slow and opportunities drying up?

Build momentum by strategically reviewing your opportunities, increasing your income with a plan, finding new venues for shows and sales, and prioritizing your options.

  • You'd like to make more money from your art but have no idea how that could happen.
  • You aren't clear about what the best venues are for you.
  • You have no idea how to approach galleries for representation.
  • You're lost when faced with the prospect of writing an exhibition or workshop proposal.
  • Your business operations are ... well let's just say ... lacking.
Alyson Stanfield photo by Regina Mountjoy

I'm Alyson Stanfield. 

I've spent almost two decades studying how to be more organized, productive, and profitable and will show you, in the Art Biz Accelerator, what I have learned that allows me to run a focused, successful business.

Everything is adapted for the unique needs of an artist's career. 

I'm happy that we can now offer the Accelerator to you on demand--when you're ready to take big steps toward growing your art business.

I committed to a solo show in the fall and rented a booth at a local art fair; both were profitable. I also received a query from a prestigious local gallery and sat with the gallerist for an hour discussing my work.

The Art Biz Accelerator set me on the right track for the year, helped me plan and create goals, and measure my success. You are an inspiration and a terrific motivator!

Elaine Kehew | ElaineKehew.com
Elaine Kehew
Feel More In Control

with a trusted system for running your art business

Take Charge of Your Income

with a realistic, yet challenging, plan to increase your bottom line

Improve Your Opportunities

by proactively finding the best venues for showing, selling, and teaching

Lisa Hebden

... during our last Art Biz Accelerator lesson, I did some digging and discovered that in 2014, 2015, and 2016, this work accounted for 42%, 28% and 23% of my income. Not exactly nothing. And I also figured out that for the number of pieces actually shown to the public, I sold 20%, 33% and 50% of those pieces. I've concluded that if I find more venues for these pieces, I will likely sell more. Amazing! Glad you had us do this work.

Lisa Hebden | LisaHebden.com

Why Work with Art Biz Success? 

At Art Biz Success, we know that you want to build your confidence as an artist. In order to do that, you need to gain recognition and sell more art. The problem is, you don’t know where to begin. There are so many options that it’s easy to get overwhelmed. 

We believe that opportunities for showing and selling your art are more abundant than you have considered. 

In the Art Biz Accelerator, Alyson Stanfield, founder of Art Biz Success, helps you research and attract possible exhibition and sales venues. She walks you through her signature system for transforming opportunities into reality.

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We are on a mission to help as many artists as we can.

Our courses have a new lower price that fits most budgets.

Art Biz Accelerator

How Much Longer Are You Going to Wait? 

You are the CEO of your art business. You alone are responsible for your success.

This means understanding your financials and being deliberate about planning for growth.

If you want a successful art business and career, you can't wait for it to happen to you. You need to (1) know exactly what you want and (2) take consistent action toward your goals.  

The Art Biz Accelerator is 1 of 4 courses in the Art Career Success System.

What's Included

Take-Charge Modules

(video, audio, transcript)

Training Videos

(just over 3 hours total)

System Worksheets

Alyson personally coaches you through these 6 modules in recorded on-demand videos that show you exactly how to nurture the relationships you have while expanding your network and impact beyond the people you already know. You’ll complete assignments and simple but powerful worksheets that will be used (and reused) as building blocks to help you succeed.

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Module 1
Assume Control

We kick off our time together by defining what success means to you, articulating your goals for the next 12 months and creating practices that will sustain growth.

Module 2
Organize Your To-Dos

Without an organized system for managing your to-dos, you will wonder what you should focus on. Create a trusted system for your projects and tasks, outline the projects that demand your attention and identify the tasks necessary to make your projects a success.

Module 3
Ensure Profitability

Step up and be the CEO and CFO of your art business. Make sense of the numbers for your current income and your ideal income,
use the step-by-step Income Accelerator to develop a money plan and schedule your Income Acceleration Power Hours.

Module 4
Seek Venues

Whether it's for showing your art or teaching, you'll need to set the criteria you are looking for in a prospective venue, research venues that are a good fit for your art and ambitions, and commit to one solo show in the next 12 months.

Module 5
Approach Venues

Now it's time to look at the practical side of approaching those venues. Discover the 5 guidelines for approaching venues, implement my 6-point strategy for attracting galleries, and develop effective email templates for inquiries and proposals.

Module 6
Stay Focused

It's hard to remain organized and focused over time. I'll share my best tips for staying sane in our final lesson. Schedule periodic biz reviews to ensure that you're on track and identify strong boundaries around your art and career.

You'll also receive 

Bonus #1: The Income Accelerator

An easy-to-use and -reuse spreadsheet (Excel or Numbers) to plan strategically for more income.

Bonus #2: Proposal Templates

2 Step-by-step templates to customize your written proposals for teaching workshops and classes and to submit for exhibition opportunities.

Bonus #3: Email Templates

3 Email templates for your exhibition inquiries. 

Bonus #4: Exhibition Checklist

3 email samples to model for proposing exhibitions to non-art venues. 

Bonus #5: Artist Community

Communicate with other committed artists who are doing this work in our online artist community.


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Would you like to learn alongside others in your artist organization or mastermind group? 

We now have special rates for groups of 3 or more. Email us and tell us about your group.

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