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The Benefits of Joining an Art Community

Are you an artist looking for a supportive community to connect with? Joining an art community can provide you with a wealth of benefits, including opportunities for collaboration, access to valuable resources, and a network of fellow artists who can offer support and encouragement. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro, you can benefit fro learning from artists at all levels.


Connect with Like-Minded Individuals.

One of the biggest benefits of joining an art community is the opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals who share your passion for art. Whether you're looking for feedback on your work, advice on how to improve your skills, or simply a group of people who understand your creative process, an art community can provide you with the support and encouragement you need to thrive as an artist. Plus, you'll have the chance to meet new people, make friends, and build lasting relationships with others who share your interests.

One of the biggest benefits of my membership, for example, is the discussion threads. Not only can you comment on my weekly videos and ask me questions, you also have the opportunity to read other artist’s questions. You have the ability to pick the brains of so many artists. I️ offer discussion groups where artists can comment their thoughts on topics like “best framing sources online” or “best vendors for prints” or their thoughts on new platforms like lemon8. We share our handles to support and follow each other. Having a group like this has been such a great way to ask questions and grow your business based on pooling information from so many artists.


Gain Inspiration and Feedback.

Being part of an art community can provide you with valuable feedback on your work and business practices. Whether it's through online forums, digital meetups, or messaging, you'll have the opportunity to share your ideas with others and receive constructive criticism and suggestions for improvement. This can help you grow as an artist and push your creative and business boundaries.

Collaborate on Projects.

One of the biggest benefits of joining an art community is the opportunity to collaborate on projects with other artists. This can lead to new and exciting creative endeavors that you may not have thought of on your own. Collaborating with others can also help you learn new techniques and approaches to art, as well as provide you with valuable networking opportunities. By working together, you can create something truly unique and special that you may not have been able to achieve on your own.

I️ hope my membership, podcast and overall community that I️ have built with The Art Coaching Club allows artists to connect and do more. I️ have had artists reconnect with friends from school because they heard them on the podcast. I️ have had artists connect on Instagram because they saw that they both were in the membership and so much more. I️ love that these connections go beyond one platform and the possibilities of what can come from these relationships are endless. I️ love seeing how I️ can facility partnerships, new ideas, and more. That is why I️ created all of this in the first place: to help teach artists how to succeed, to connect artists to a supportive group of like-minded creatives, and to show the creative community that you can figure it out and there are people that understand what you are going through.


Access to Resources and Opportunities.

Another benefit of joining an art community is access to valuable resources and opportunities. Many art communities offer workshops, classes, and events that can help you improve your skills and knowledge. Additionally, being part of an art community can open doors to new opportunities, such as exhibitions, commissions, and grants. By being part of a supportive network, you can take your art to the next level and achieve your goals.

I️ not only offer weekly videos, templates like my financial tracker, the ability to apply to my part shows for free, and access to discussion groups, but I️ also post about art show opportunities, frame sales, and other information that you might not come across on your own. I️ encourage other artists to do the same in the group.


Expand Your Network and Exposure.

Joining an art community can expand your network and exposure as an artist. By connecting with other artists, you can collaborate on projects, share resources, and learn from each other's experiences. This can lead to new opportunities and exposure for your work. Additionally, being part of an art community can help you build relationships with art professionals, such as curators and gallery owners, who may be able to help you advance your career. By expanding your network and exposure, you can increase your chances of success as an artist.


As mentioned throughout this blog, my community allows artists to connect with me directly (an art coach, artist, and gallery owner) and a group of so many other artists just like them! To learn more about this membership, click here and join the waitlist today! Spaces only open up a few times per year and the waitlist gets first access to claim the spot in the tier they want before they sell out. Prices start at only $10 a month, so you will not want to miss this!

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