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Building Sustainable Businesses for Artists: A Conversation with Scott Burkholder S8E169

Building Sustainable Businesses for Artists: A Conversation with Scott Burkholder

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In this episode, host Rob Lee interviews Scott Burkholder, principal at Burkholder Agency, about the intersection of arts and business. They discuss the power of human creativity, Scott's role as an agent for artists, and the challenges and opportunities of building sustainable art businesses. Tune in to gain insights into the art world and learn how artists can navigate the business side of their craft. ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ’ผ

Episode Highlights:
  • Scott's first art experience and its impact on his career (00:01:10) ๐ŸŽจ
  • The role of an agent in the art world (00:05:58) ๐Ÿ•ด๏ธ
  • Balancing analytical thinking with creativity (00:09:49) โš–๏ธ
  • The importance of strategy and consistency in building a sustainable art business (00:19:08) ๐Ÿ“ˆ
  • The impact of Baltimore's culture on Scott's work (00:39:29) ๐Ÿ™๏ธ
Key Takeaways:
  • Artists need to embrace the business side of their craft to build sustainable careers. ๐Ÿ’ช
  • Hiring the right people and asking the right questions are crucial for success in the art world. ๐Ÿค
  • Baltimore offers a unique environment for artists to explore their creativity and build affordable businesses. ๐ŸŽญ

Are you an artist looking to build a sustainable business? Reach out to Scott Burkholder at Burkholder Agency for expert guidance and support. ๐ŸŒŸ

Social Media Links:
LinkedIn: Scott Burkholder
Instagram: burkholder_agency
Twitter: @scottburkholder

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Creators and Guests

Rob Lee
Rob Lee
The Truth In This Art is an interview series featuring artists, entrepreneurs and tastemakers in & around Baltimore.
Scott Burkholder
Scott Burkholder
I promote Art in Baltimore MD. Art has the potential to show the world as it is, and more importantly the world as it can be.


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