REGIONAL CO-HOSTING PROGRAM
Have you got some amazing artists and makers in your community?
Would you like to build the potential for these artists and makers to have sustainable careers and businesses?
BECOME A MAKERS' SHOPFRONT REGIONAL CO-HOST!
Makers' Shopfront and Flying Arts Alliance have partnered to deliver the Regional Co-Hosting Program. Pick from a menu of workshop topics and project add ons such as online mentoring and makers in residence and we can develop a proposal tailored to the needs of your community of artists. We can co-design the model together.
THE WORKSHOP MENU INCLUDES:
Target Audience Profiling
Product Development + Distribution
Selling Your Work
THIS CAN BE DELIVERED IN A NUMBER OF WAYS:
In-person or Online Workshops
In-person or Online Mentoring
Online Hosting Platform
Makers in Residence Projects
GET IN TOUCH
Give us a call and we can talk about the needs of your local visual art and maker sector and build a program to suit these needs. Once we design your program, Flying Arts will be in touch in regards to scheduling and contracting.
0438 515 844 or
CURRENT AND PAST REGIONAL PROJECTS
The Makers' Shopfront team have been delivering tailored regional projects since 2019. Check out these examples of what you can do in your community. Participants are now members and can log on to an online portal that houses the resources developed for their program for easy access during and after the project.
HAVE YOU BEEN PART OF A PAST PROJECT? If we can verify you were a participant, you will be able to access the project's online platform for free. Please register below. If you are already registered, please use the Member Platform Log In.
Delivered in the thick of COVID-19, CQ Shopfront went from face to face delivery to online across 7 local government regions in Central Queensland from 2019-2021.
Over 450 artists and makers participated in face to face and online workshops, webinars, online mentoring, artisan in residence projects and the inaugural Makers' Shopfront Forum.
A full project report is coming soon!
In 2021, an artist cooperative from Barcaldine in Queensland brought the Makers' Shopfront team to town to run a 2-day intensive Business for Creatives Course followed by 2 online group mentoring sessions to follow up with participants on the building of their business ideas.
Artesian Originals are a wonderful success story with 54 local artists contributing to their shop in the main street of Barcaldine and turning over more than $130,000 in sales in their first 12 months - including a 5 month closure for COVID!
Grow the Arts
An online series of workshops were tailored for artists of the Noosa Region in partnership with Noosa Shire Council and their Grow the Arts Program. Makers' Shopfront and Flying Arts liaised with Noosa Shire Council to develop a tailored program of 8 workshops and 2 group sharing sessions to assists artists in developing business plans.
Western Downs Bootcamp
A 2-day bootcamp was designed with a product development and marketing focus for the artists and makers of the Western Downs Region in partnership with Western Downs Regional Council and Flying Arts Alliance.