Lunch Bunch is a casual time to get together with like minded individuals to mix and mingle, eat your lunch and learn something new. We hope you’ll join us soon at one!
Friday, March 10 – Main Williamson County Library Guest Speaker: Caroline Thompson
“The Art of Business and the Business of Art”
11:30 – Meet & Greet 12:00 – “The Art of Business and the Business of Art” Discussion 1:00 – Art Show & Tell
The Art of Business: Caroline will share her thoughts on the artist’s creative/artistic energy and how to bring authenticity and excitement to your work.
The Business of Art: She will lead a Q&A focused on the business side of being an artist, and how the two topics compliment each other.
Since 2000, Caroline participated in over 45 solo and group exhibits in Boulder, Colorado, before coming to Franklin in 2015. Some of the major events include: Open Studio Fall Tours (6 seasons), NoBo Art District First Fridays, ETown Gallery, St. Julian Hotel Gallery, four solo exhibits at the University of Colorado, and in June 2015, a solo exhibit at Boulder’s, Dairy Arts Center, presenting 27 new palette knife works.Founder and curator at St. John’s Art Gallery for five years; and co-founder “Beautiful Art for Beautiful Minds” a 10 year annual event for Boulder County Mental Health Partners.She began teaching in 2013, which became her passion. Caroline was a guest artist at Franklin’s First Friday Art Crawl in November 2015, April 2016, and October 2016. She will teach at the new Williamson County Enrichment Center and Performing Arts Center, beginning in February 2017.
2017 – January
Renee Ford helped demystify the often confusing but necessary mobile payment platforms – Square and PayPal. Renee is a full-time studio jeweler and metalsmith living in Franklin and shows her work at craft galleries, jewelry stores and online. www.reneefordmetals.com
Dena Macdonald spoke on putting social media to work for you and how whether you’re an aspiring artist looking to build an initial following, or a veteran looking to expand awareness of your brand, it pays to get savvy to social marketing techniques to help you achieve your objectives. www.funcreativestuff.wordpress.com