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Important Dates & Deadlines:
  • Oct 1: 2024 Mural Assistance for Artists, (Round 2) Opens
  • Oct 31: 2024 Funds for Artists, Closes
  • Nov 1: 2024 Mural Assistance for Artists, (Round 2) Closes
  • Oct 1: 2024 Mural Assistance for Artists, (Round 2) Opens
  • Oct 31: 2024 Funds for Artists, Closes
  • Nov 1: 2024 Mural Assistance for Artists, (Round 2) Closes
  • Oct 1: 2024 Mural Assistance for Artists, (Round 2) Opens
  • Oct 31: 2024 Funds for Artists, Closes
  • Nov 1: 2024 Mural Assistance for Artists, (Round 2) Closes
  • Oct 1: 2024 Mural Assistance for Artists, (Round 2) Opens
  • Oct 31: 2024 Funds for Artists, Closes
  • Nov 1: 2024 Mural Assistance for Artists, (Round 2) Closes
  • Oct 1: 2024 Mural Assistance for Artists, (Round 2) Opens
  • Oct 31: 2024 Funds for Artists, Closes
  • Nov 1: 2024 Mural Assistance for Artists, (Round 2) Closes
  • Oct 1: 2024 Mural Assistance for Artists, (Round 2) Opens
  • Oct 31: 2024 Funds for Artists, Closes
  • Nov 1: 2024 Mural Assistance for Artists, (Round 2) Closes
  • Oct 1: 2024 Mural Assistance for Artists, (Round 2) Opens
  • Oct 31: 2024 Funds for Artists, Closes
  • Nov 1: 2024 Mural Assistance for Artists, (Round 2) Closes
  • Oct 1: 2024 Mural Assistance for Artists, (Round 2) Opens
  • Oct 31: 2024 Funds for Artists, Closes
  • Nov 1: 2024 Mural Assistance for Artists, (Round 2) Closes
  • Oct 1: 2024 Mural Assistance for Artists, (Round 2) Opens
  • Oct 31: 2024 Funds for Artists, Closes
  • Nov 1: 2024 Mural Assistance for Artists, (Round 2) Closes
  • Upcoming GCAC Workshops

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    Chat with a Navigator 8/4

    • Sunday, August 4, 2024 • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • virtual

    Chat with a GCAC Navigator
    Drop-in for a virtual chat with GCAC Navigators. Have a question about a grant? Need someone to look over your application? Just want to bounce an idea off another artist? These virtual drop-in hours are for YOU! One to two navigators will be present at different times throughout the year. No need to register, just click on the Zoom link and join us.

    Coming soon: The next navigator chat is Aug. 14

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    Pricing Your Artwork

    • Tuesday, August 13, 2024 • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    How do I price my art? This workshop will provide some answers to this common question. In this virtual workshop, we will present pricing formulas, context for market pricing and new approaches to value assessments.

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    Chat with a Navigator 8/14

    • Wednesday, August 14, 2024 • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Chat with a GCAC Navigator
    Drop-in for a virtual chat with GCAC Navigators Cynthia Amoah and Dominique Mattox. Have a question about a grant? Need someone to look over your application? Just want to bounce an idea off another artist? These virtual drop-in hours are for YOU! One to two navigators will be present at different times throughout the year. No need to register, just click on the Zoom link and join us.

    Coming soon: The next navigator chat is Aug. 26.

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    Accessible Movement Based-Wellness Practices 8/18

    • Sunday, August 18, 2024 • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Replenish: The Spa Co-Op 124 S. Washington Ave
      (In the carriage house yoga studio)

    During this two-hour session explore movement-based wellness practices, such as restorative/yin yoga, somatic practices, breathwork, and meditation, with experienced and certified facilitators. Each session will include time for making connections, supporting insights, and holding inspiration.

    This workshop is part of a yearlong holistic wellness program offered by GCAC and The Ohio REST Collective, which is designed to support the whole artist by offering workshops that address mental and physical wellbeing. Movement-based workshops will occur once a month and Community-Based Approaches to Rest & Wellness workshops will take place every other month.

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    Chat with a Navigator 8/26

    • Monday, August 26, 2024 • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Chat with a GCAC Navigator
    Drop-in for a virtual chat with GCAC Navigator Lorii Wallace. Have a question about a grant? Need someone to look over your application? Just want to bounce an idea off another artist? These virtual drop-in hours are for YOU! One to two navigators will be present at different times throughout the year. No need to register, just click on the Zoom link and join us.

    Coming soon: The next navigator chat is Sept. 21.

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    Financials Deep Dive (6-Part Series)

    • Tuesday, August 27, 2024 • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • In person - Virtual

    Elaine Grogan Luttrull
    Founder, Minerva Financial Arts

    KAIR for Your Money: A Deep Dive into Personal Finance in the Arts (6-Part Series)

    This 6-week workshop series will help you level up in the finance game! Whether you're a seasoned pro or just getting your feet wet, this program offers expert coaching and hands-on experience to ignite your personal financial wellness journey. This is for anyone who's ready to take the leap and transform their money mindset.

    Each session will cover one component of the KAIR framework (spending, taxes, saving, earnings, assets and debt), including readings and activities. As part of this series, we’ll:
    • Build a diversified revenue strategy.
    • Estimate business and personal spending.
    • Identify common tax deductions and planning strategies.
    • Develop investment and savings strategies.
    • Create debt-management plans.

    Sign up and mark the dates/times on your calendar! It is hoped that participants can attend all workshops but if conflicts do arise, participants can receive recordings of the virtual sessions.

    Session 1: August 27 5:30pm-7:00pm (location TBD)

    Session 2: Sept 3 5:30pm-7:00pm (Zoom link TBD)

    Session 3: Sept 10 5:30pm-7:00pm (Zoom link TBD)

    Session 4: Sept 17 5:30pm-7:00pm (Zoom link TBD)

    Session 5: Sept 24 5:30pm-7:00pm (Zoom link TBD)

    Session 6: Oct 1 5:30pm-7:00pm (location TBD)

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    Accessible Movement Based-Wellness Practices 9/20

    • Friday, September 20, 2024 • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Replenish: The Spa Co-Op 124 S. Washington Ave
      (In the carriage house yoga studio)

    During this two-hour session explore movement-based wellness practices, such as restorative/yin yoga, somatic practices, breathwork, and meditation, with experienced and certified facilitators. Each session will include time for making connections, supporting insights, and holding inspiration.

    This workshop is part of a yearlong holistic wellness program offered by GCAC and The Ohio REST Collective, which is designed to support the whole artist by offering workshops that address mental and physical wellbeing. Movement-based workshops will occur once a month and Community-Based Approaches to Rest & Wellness workshops will take place every other month.

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    Chat with a Navigator 9/21

    • Saturday, September 21, 2024 • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • virtual

    Chat with a GCAC Navigator
    Drop-in for a virtual chat with GCAC Navigator Dexter Komakaru. Have a question about a grant? Need someone to look over your application? Just want to bounce an idea off another artist? These virtual drop-in hours are for YOU! One to two navigators will be present at different times throughout the year. No need to register, just click on the Zoom link and join us.

    Coming soon: The next navigator chat is Oct. 14.

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    Chat with a Navigator 10/14

    • Monday, October 14, 2024 • 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    • Virtual

    Chat with a GCAC Navigator
    Drop-in for a virtual chat with GCAC Navigators. Have a question about a grant? Need someone to look over your application? Just want to bounce an idea off another artist? These virtual drop-in hours are for YOU! One to two navigators will be present at different times throughout the year. No need to register, just click on the Zoom link and join us.

    Coming soon: The next navigator chat is Nov. 13.

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    Landing Softly, A Community-Based Approach to Rest & Wellness Workshop

    • Friday, October 25, 2024 • 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    • Replenish
      The Spa Co-op

    This 90-minute session will focus on landing softly to cultivate conversation, community, rest, wellness and healing. During the session you will gain an increased understanding of the ways chronic and/or daily stress impact our ability to connect and create; and identify tools that can be used in real time to navigate and calm the stress response. 
     
    This workshop is part of a yearlong holistic wellness program offered by GCAC and The Ohio REST Collective, which is designed to support the whole artist by offering workshops that address mental and physical wellbeing. Movement-based workshops will occur once a month and Community-Based Approaches to Rest & Wellness workshops will take place every other month.

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    Accessible Movement Based-Wellness Practices 10/27

    • Sunday, October 27, 2024 • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Replenish: The Spa Co-Op 124 S. Washington Ave
      (In the carriage house yoga studio)

    During this two-hour session explore movement-based wellness practices, such as restorative/yin yoga, somatic practices, breathwork, and meditation, with experienced and certified facilitators. Each session will include time for making connections, supporting insights, and holding inspiration.

    This workshop is part of a yearlong holistic wellness program offered by GCAC and The Ohio REST Collective, which is designed to support the whole artist by offering workshops that address mental and physical wellbeing. Movement-based workshops will occur once a month and Community-Based Approaches to Rest & Wellness workshops will take place every other month.

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    Accessible Movement Based-Wellness Practices 11/15

    • Friday, November 15, 2024 • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Replenish: The Spa Co-Op 124 S. Washington Ave
      (In the carriage house yoga studio)

    During this two-hour session explore movement-based wellness practices, such as restorative/yin yoga, somatic practices, breathwork, and meditation, with experienced and certified facilitators. Each session will include time for making connections, supporting insights, and holding inspiration.

    This workshop is part of a yearlong holistic wellness program offered by GCAC and The Ohio REST Collective, which is designed to support the whole artist by offering workshops that address mental and physical wellbeing. Movement-based workshops will occur once a month and Community-Based Approaches to Rest & Wellness workshops will take place every other month.

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    Retirement Secrets For Creatives

    • Tuesday, December 10, 2024 • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Did you know as a creative individual there are special things you can do to prepare for retirement (even if you never plan to stop making work)? This workshop will introduce some year-end planning tips so you can set aside a bit of funds for your future… And take advantage of the related tax benefits.

    As part of this workshop, we will:

    • List types of retirement plans available to self-employed creative individuals.

    • Estimate total to save per year for retirement.

    • Define basic retirement and investment vocabulary terms.

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    Chat with a Navigator 11/13

    • Friday, December 13, 2024 • 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    • Virtual

    Chat with a GCAC Navigator
    Drop-in for a virtual chat with GCAC Navigators Moxy Martinez and Juan Daza. Have a question about a grant? Need someone to look over your application? Just want to bounce an idea off another artist? These virtual drop-in hours are for YOU! One to two navigators will be present at different times throughout the year. No need to register, just click on the Zoom link and join us.

    Coming soon: The next navigator chat is June 19.

    Learn more about GCAC Navigators at https://staging.gcac.org/about/gcac-navigators/

    Use registration link to add Go to Zoom Link
    https://us05web.zoom.us/j/7685415648?pwd=wYwU09JMopKVzltp1zxeOoLZvHfSbK.1

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    Accessible Movement Based-Wellness Practices 12/15

    • Sunday, December 15, 2024 • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Replenish: The Spa Co-Op 124 S. Washington Ave
      (In the carriage house yoga studio)

    During this two-hour session explore movement-based wellness practices, such as restorative/yin yoga, somatic practices, breathwork, and meditation, with experienced and certified facilitators. Each session will include time for making connections, supporting insights, and holding inspiration.

    This workshop is part of a yearlong holistic wellness program offered by GCAC and The Ohio REST Collective, which is designed to support the whole artist by offering workshops that address mental and physical wellbeing. Movement-based workshops will occur once a month and Community-Based Approaches to Rest & Wellness workshops will take place every other month.

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    Recorded Workshops

    Video Thumnail for Funds Fort Artists 2024 Grant Virtual Workshop

    Funds Fort Artists 2024 Grant Virtual Workshop

    A quick overview from Ariel your Funds For Artist Grant manager in 2024. He will be you main contact for most frequent questions. Stay tuned for more video workshops on GCAC grant application processes. Greater Columbus Arts Council Supporting Art. Advancing Culture.

    Video Thumnail for 2024 Artist Projects

    2024 Artist Projects

    This virtual workshop provides information on our new program, Artist Projects. This competitive grant provides financial support for artist creation in all disciplines and brings original, artist-led projects to life. Open to individual artists, or groups of artists, with residency in Franklin County or a bordering county. Projects must demonstrate payment to artists involved and have a defined end result that allow the public to experience the art created. Examples of a defined end result include performances, exhibitions, installations, festivals, locally-produced films/tv series, published works, recordings, art experiences, and community events where the arts are at the core.

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    Tax Basics For Artists Virtual Workshop

    Whoever said the only two certainties in life are death and taxes, probably never met our workshop! We’re here to make at least one of those inevitable things a breeze. Let’s take a look at the basics of federal income tax for all you creative geniuses out there, and explore some typical deductions that’ll make your inner entrepreneur do a happy dance. Plus, we’ve got the scoop on the latest 2024 updates! But wait, there’s more! We’ll give you the lowdown on how tax rules vary depending on your income source and how you can boost your financial wellness by taking advantage of deductions like student loan interest and retirement savings. And, of course, we’ll wrap it all up with some insider tips to keep your records top-notch. So, let’s make taxes as easy as pie!

    Video Thumnail for 2024 Mural Assistance for Artists

    2024 Mural Assistance for Artists

    This workshop will provide information on the 2024 Mural Assistance for Artists program. The Mural Assistance grant is designed for Franklin County artists that will engage with organizations, businesses or facilities on an exterior mural project. This grant is competitive and provides partial funding for the creation of a mural. A specific wall must be defined, and there should be a written contract between the artist(s) and commissioning entity, with secured additional funding of $500.00 minimum. (Mural Assistance for Organizations is not available for 2024. Organizations are welcome to attend the workshop but must work with an individual artist who will be responsible for the application and payments.)

    Video Thumnail for Mural Panel Workshop

    Mural Panel Workshop

    National mural artists Emma Daisy,Woke3 and Brooks had a panel discussion on preparing for mural making. View the discussion to hear more about their planning tips, ways to protect yourself and how to negotiate your worth. This workshop was designed for artists but would also be informational for those interested in hiring murals.

    Video Thumnail for Workshop Contracts Meeting Recording

    Workshop Contracts Meeting Recording

    Providing a high-level discussion on contracts – a critical tool for all artists. Facilitator Joseph Popp, JD and principal at Rea & Associates, will discuss basic contract concepts and traps for the unwary. He will share sample contracts from a gallery and a retail shop and will also walk through contract templates that you can use yourself. Greater Columbus Arts Council Supporting Art. Advancing Culture.

    Video Thumnail for Contracts For Artists

    Contracts For Artists

    Providing a high-level discussion on contracts – a critical tool for all artists. Facilitator Joseph Popp, JD and principal at Rea & Associates, will discuss basic contract concepts and traps for the unwary. He will share sample contracts from a gallery and a retail shop and will also walk through contract templates that you can use yourself.

    Video Thumnail for Organize Your Risk Management to Maximize your Creativity

    Organize Your Risk Management to Maximize your Creativity

    Presented by Wells CPA and Hylant Insurance Brokerage, this workshipo covered topics including cyber fraud, policy enforcement, Duty to Defend and insurance for property, staff and board members.

    Video Thumnail for Taxes for Artists with Elaine Luttrull

    Taxes for Artists with Elaine Luttrull

    Join financial expert Elaine Grogan Luttrull of Minerva Financial Arts as she reviews the U.S. Federal tax basics every artist and creative entreprenuer should know. She will review common deductions, which records to retain for tax purposes and effective systems for tracking expenses and income. She will also review the general Federal income tax landscape and updates for 2023. Greater Columbus Arts Council Supporting Art. Advancing Culture.

    Video Thumnail for Mural Assistance Artist and Organizations

    Mural Assistance Artist and Organizations

    This workshop will provide information on the Mural opportunity for organizations and artists. This competitive grant provides partial funding for the creation of exterior murals by local artists where a specific wall is identified, maintenance is planned and there is a written contract between artist(s) and commissioning organization. Organization Guidelines: https://staging.gcac.org/wp-content/uploa… Artists Guidelines: https://staging.gcac.org/wp-content/uploa… Greater Columbus Arts Council Supporting Art. Advancing Culture.

    Video Thumnail for Project Support 2023

    Project Support 2023

    Greater Columbus Arts Council Supporting Art. Advancing Culture. Project Support grant guidelines, eligibility, timeline, online application, and how to create a strong application.

    Video Thumnail for Fiscal Sponsor Workshop Panel

    Fiscal Sponsor Workshop Panel

    Greater Columbus Arts Council Supporting Art. Advancing Culture. Hosted by Mckenzi Swinehart, Grants & Services Manager. Are you a nonprofit that offers Fiscal Sponsorship? Are you an artist who needs a Fiscal Sponsor? This workshop is for you! Learn the ins and outs of Fiscal Sponsorship. Our panel of experts: Jessica M. Johnson, CPA, Accounting Solutions of Ohio J. Bradley Britton, J.D., LL.M., The Columbus Foundation Teresa Trost, Executive Director, Community Shares of Mid Ohio

    Outside Workshops

    There are no workshops currently scheduled. Check back soon!