A candid conversation about how to make one’s art practice both marketable/profitable and maximize current resources in a post-COVID world.
THE FORUM: Money Making for Creatives with Shaun Cassidy
Join fellow creatives for a powerful conversation with Business Growth Strategist Shaun Cassidy, about how to make one’s art practice both marketable and profitable; maximizing current resources in a post-COVID-19 world. This workshop is designed to support creatives in need of business development support or guidance and is geared toward painters, musicians, sculptors, architects, poets, vocalists, dancers, actors, applied artists, potters, filmmakers, glassworkers, jewelry makers, photographers, and designers.
Conceived in partnership with Vanguard Culture, a 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to advancing San Diego’s creative industries.
Shaun Cassidy is the Founder of Cassidy Creative Solutions and holds 20+ years of experience in the fields of Sales & Marketing, E-Commerce and Social Media technologies. Cassidy Creative Solutions is a speaking, training, and consulting firm that helps professionals, nonprofit organizations and corporations leverage social media, internet sales and marketing strategies through storytelling across platforms. Many years prior to founding Cassidy Creative Solutions, Mr. Cassidy worked with Travelocity as a customer relationship brand manager. While with Travelocity in the early years of e-commerce and social media, Mr. Cassidy was asked to beta test a software that would become the first social media format called LinkedIn. Today he holds one of the largest professional networks in the nation with over 30,000 professional contacts and has trained over 500 professionals and over 100 businesses and organizations on how to leverage the tool.
The FORUM is Vanguard Culture’s Professional Development series designed to support San Diego’s Creative Industries. Our programs range from workshops, to panel discussions, to networking opportunities and are designed to educate participants on the business behind their industry. Participants not only make valuable connections with other creatives, they are also provided with tools, tips, and tricks to help them make a living doing what they love.
The FORUM is made possible thanks to the City of San Diego, Commission for Arts & Culture; The Parker Foundation; and our generous Professional Development Sponsor Jack Lampl.
Vanguard Culture is an online media entity designed for culturally savvy, socially conscious individuals.
We provide original interviews and reviews of the people, places, and events that make up San Diego’s thriving arts and culture community, as well as curated snapshots of the week’s best, most inspiring and unique cultural and culinary events.
We believe in making a difference in the world, supporting San Diego’s vibrant visual and performing arts community and bringing awareness to important social and community causes.