Overview of Program:

This is a two-year long program to prepare students for the next big step in their lives as an artist! Art Business Entrepreneurs Academy will teach Junior level students technical art skills and prepare them to create a business, apply to colleges, gain scholarship opportunities and make a living through art.

Who can apply?

Any Student with a 2.5 GPA or above and a passion for art!
Five Student’s in Collier County will be selected based on this application to be admitted into the program

What this program offers?

Classes lead by professional artists and learning their techniques while building your skill.
Classes lead by professional businesses to help guide your business plan and art direction.
Online classes to reinforce key strategies to build business plan.
Hands on experiences from presenting professionally in a gallery setting to building a brand.

Cost of the program?

$200 paid by the students (scholarship opportunities available)
$10,000 paid for by donors to help students get the best advisors and develop art and business programs

Important dates and timeline of the program:

  • Nov 1, 2019- application goes out to students
  • Thanksgiving Applicants will be notified if they get into this program.
  • Classes will Start Jan 4-5, 2020
  • Full weeklong summer courses developing technical art skills May-Aug 2020
  • Twice a month on Saturday during the school year art business courses Aug 2020- May 2021
  • Full weeklong summer courses developing technical art skills May-Aug 2021
  • Twice a month on Saturday during the school year art business courses Aug 2021- May 2022
  • Graduation/ Student Gallery Presentation May 2022

Workloads for students:

We wish to be accommodating to the workloads students endure during their junior through senior year of high school. Projects will have simple tasks to complete throughout the school year as to not overwhelm students with ample amounts of time to complete them. While giving more intensive art based assignments during the summer.

Where?

Naples Art
585 Park St, Naples, FL 34102
Field Trips to Ringling’s Portfolio Day in Sarasota, FL
(potentially other locations in the future)

APPLICATION

  • Student Information

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  • Application Questions

    Application Questions: (2 sentence - paragraph answers)

If you have any questions or concerns about this application or program please email:

John Treanor at John.Treanor@naplesart.org