Building Your Art Business

ArtFest Fort Myers supports artists in this challenging time as they rebuild their businesses to create more revenue streams. We are always available to talk with you by email or phone -- we love talking to artists and sharing ideas.

We've also partnered with experts to bring you free webinars and video trainings -- actionable information you can use to build your art business. Sign up below to get announcements of new trainings.

How to Use Video to Build Your Art Business

Video is KEY to reaching your fans and customers. But it can feel daunting, so we've put together this series to make it easy for you to use this powerful medium effectively. This series covers:

  • How to use your camera phone to create a virtual studio tour (you don't need fancy equipment, just reach in your pocket!)
  • The exact steps to take to create a great video (handy checklist for easy reference)
  • How to play to the camera: Tricks and tips from a professional actor, coach, and director (you, too, can get comfortable in front of the camera!)
  • How to edit video for maximum impact (it's easier than you might think)
Watch this FREE series now and learn how to use the power of video to build your art business.

How to Create Great Website and Jury Images

Your art deserves the very best visual presentation. In this training, you'll get the benefit of 30 years of experience exhibiting at art festivals ... and learn exactly how to put your best foot forward on your website and jury submissions.

Touchless Payment Systems: How to Take Advantage of This Evolving Technology

When it comes to taking payments, your customers expect you to keep up with the times. Learn how to use the latest touchless systems and make life easier for everyone.

Just for Jewelers!

Jewelers have special concerns and challenges these days. Hear from your fellow jewelers and get fresh ideas to support your success.

Open Discussion for Jewelers

Jeweler Interview: How to be open and safe in these times

ArtFest Fort Myers & guests do NOT give legal, product/service, or similar advice. Contact your professionals for your own situation.

Get the eNewsletter

Here are the most recent eNewsletters from our Building Art Business series. If you're an artist and you're not getting these these valuable resources, be sure to sign up below.

Sign up below to make sure you don't miss out on all these free resources for your art business!
2020 Gold Awards:
Crisis Communication Plan,
Green Program,
Social Media Advertising Campaign
Gold Award:
Best Program to Benefit a Cause
#1 Favorite Small Town Art Fairs
RANKED #22 in the nation
200 Best Logo 2020


Saturday and Sunday, February 5 & 6, 2022
Opening Night Friday, February 4
On the waterfront in historic downtown Fort Myers

Phone: 239-768-3602