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Use the CAW

The CAW collaborates to empower and provide affordable space for art projects of all kinds. Have an idea? Use the CAW.

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The Santa Barbara Arts Collaborative works to maintain the CAW as a "blank canvas" for as wide a diversity of arts uses and users as possible, providing space and collaborating with project initiators to make their ideas a success for the benefit of the broader community, and supporting and cultivating collaborations between artists and arts organizations, community groups, the business community, non-profit organizations and the entire community.

Find out more about how you can use the CAW here: 

Santa Barbara Arts Collaborative Presents:

Art KIT: Workshop 2 - Art Economics

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Forecasting, budgeting, and record keeping for your creative practice

June 9, 11 - 2 PM 
Paseo Nuevo Unit #311
1st Level located directly behind Aveda (near Center Court)

Art KIT (Know Important Tools), is an in person workforce education program series that offers business skills training designed by and for artists by tapping the expertise of community professionals and artist trainers for the purpose of economic empowerment.

Art Economics will be led by Adrienne De Guevara of the Arts Collaborative, and Annette Jorgensen and Michelle Martinich of American Riviera Bank. The presenters will share their many years of experience with participants to offer basic tools for success to help artists reach their financial goals. Topics covered will include, organizing income and expense, saving on a small budget, the pros and cons of loans, record keeping, budgeting and forecasting. The Santa Barbara Arts Collaborative is offering Art Economics on June 9th from 11 - 2pm at  Paseo Nuevo Unit #311 | 1st Level located directly behind Aveda (near Center Court).


Art KIT is a program that offers training to artists free of charge to empower them with the tools they need to grow their careers. This effort by the Santa Barbara Arts Collaborative is in service to their mission to grow and sustain the arts in Santa Barbara and is made possible by the Santa Barbara County Office of Arts & Culture, the City of Santa Barbara, and American Riviera Bank.

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