February 11, 2015: Promoting Yourself


March 11, 2015: Improving Your Professional Skills


March 20, 2015: Google AdWords and Google Grants Workshop for Nonprofits


Additional links provided by Jordan Silton


April 15, 2015: Connecting to Funding Sources


May 13, 2015: Promoting Your Art


June 10, 2015: Collaborating With Other Artists


June 12, 2015: Developing Your Personal Plan

At this Lunch & Learn workshop, we will discuss all of the strategic planning taught by Dr. Anthony Robinson and how to pull it all together into one cohesive plan that will work for you. We will use a worksheet based on the materials he taught and post here after the workshop.

12:00-1:00PM at 600 Broad Street



June 19: Building a Simple Website

Join us at a Lunch & Learn as we present digital experts sharing different resources for creating your own simple website.

12:00-1:00PM at 600 Broad Street



June 24, 2015: Putting It All Together

At this final session, we discuss the personal planning process, review your plans and discuss next steps for the future.

5:30-7:00PM at 600 Broad Street


July 8, 2015: Selling Your Work Online

This workshop is a continuation of the Aspirations for Artists Workshop series. We’ll got over web presence and how to manage your social media while selling your artwork.


August 12, 2015: Photographing Your Work

We will highlight photography for promotion. All artistic mediums are welcome to attend, as is the case with all Aspirations workshops.


September 9, 2015: Gallery Talk

This month we will focus on networking, social etiquette during your exhibit opening or post-performance mingling and general, “rules of engagement,” and hear from local artists. This will be a high-energy session!


October 14, 2015 :: Artist Workshop

Using Social Media to Promote Your Work

We will hear from community members who have used social media effectively to advance their causes- Coco Rubio, owner of Sky City and Soul Bar, Karen Gordon, music promoter, and Tricia Hughes, Volunteer of the Year. This will be highly informative for all genres of art but will be especially interesting to musicians and performers who are interested in connecting with a fanbase and community.


November 11, 2015 :: General Public

Art Appreciation Talk “Art for Everyone”

In November, Aspirations begins branching out into topics of interest to both artists and arts lovers. This will be the perfect talk for someone with an interest in the arts but lacking formal exposure. The guest speaker will be Wesley L. Stewart, Humanities Instructor at East Georgia Regional College. Snacks will be provided.


December 9, 2015 :: General Public

Public Gallery Talk for the Community Gallery of Augusta’s December Show Entitled “ICONIC”

The Greater Augusta Arts Council is pleased to host a PUBLIC GALLERY TALK for the Community Gallery of Augusta’s December Show. The theme of December’s show is ICONIC, and the show’s juror will talk about why each piece was chosen for the show. All artwork will be for sale.