Arts Marketing for Artists & Makers: Office Hours
Somerville, United States
6-9pm Wednesdays — FREE consultations offered to all Boston area artists, makers, and craftspeople by Jesa Damora of FunnelCake Marketing, who is also Marketing Coordinator of Somerville Open Studios. If you have a project you’d like to publicize or get off the ground; if you have creative goals that require resources, leverage, and nurturing; or if you just need to rant about (and maybe get some traction on) making an art life happen for yourself, this is the place to be. By appointment and drop-in.
Jesa Damora is an artist and an arts marketer who has had considerable experience in schmoozing. As executive director of a consortium sponsored by the US Department of Energy, she developed alliances with over a hundred entities, planned and managed events, and waded deep into major grant writing. She is published writer and editor, and a graduate of Harvard University. Recently, she produced a major show at a museum, in under three months and almost single-handedly, resulting in a landslide opening and record attendance. She also ran a very successful Kickstarter campaign for the artist involved. She runs FunnelCake Marketing out of Artisan’s Asylum; she is also marketing coordinator for Somerville Open Studios (her ten years of participation in SOS always put her in the top 6% of sales for the event). She lives to help others realize their art visions.
10 Tyler Street
Artisan's Asylum, Inc.
Artisan's Asylum is a community fabrication and makerspace near Union Square, Somerville MA, that is dedicated to making creativity a way of life. It does this by maintaining a community workshop, training its members in the use of all of its professional-grade equipment, and hosting events promoting the learning and practicing of craft and creative expression.