Pricing your Work

When you run your own business, it’s important to know what you need to charge in order to sustain yourself. This workshop will focus on considering multiple factors when pricing your art.

Key Program Information
Categories Business | Professional and Workforce Development
Program Type Non-Credit
Delivery Format Face-to-Face
Series Artrepreneur
Next Session Tuesday, May 21, 2019 in Eau Claire

Pablo Center at the Confluence

128 Graham Ave
Eau Claire, WI 54701

Schedule May 21, 2019 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Painting in art room

Program Description

Fellow local artist, CV Peterson, will walk you through an analytical approach to defining important elements that will help you calculate the costs and prices of your art for a variety of markets. Learn information that will be vital to the success of your business.

Topics you will discuss:

  • Factors you should consider when setting your price
  • How to price competitively and still meet business goals
  • Different markets and how to price for them


CV Peterson is a multidisciplinary artist residing in Eau Claire, WI. Their work combines scientific exploration and art as a way to examine human‐caused environmental devastation. They received their MFA (’16) and BFA (‘14) from the School of the Art
Institute of Chicago, and a BA ('10) from Gustavus Adolphus College in Japanese studies and studio art with a Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. They studied sumi‐e painting at Kansai Gaidai University in Hirakata‐shi, Japan; followed by an apprenticeship at Moeller Bronze, Ltd. in bronze foundry work. They are the founder of Envisage Art Retreat in Chippewa Falls, WI.

CV is an active member in the national and international art communities. They have shown at the Chicago architecture Biennale 2015 and 2017, 6018 N Gallery in Chicago, the Shanghai Zhu Qizhan Art Museum in China and the CICA Museum in South Korea. They have performed at the international performance festivals Forward Fringe Performance Festival, Detroit, MI; Out of Site Chicago, Chicago, IL; The Performance Arcade, Wellington, New Zealand. They have recently attended the Arteles Art Residency, Finland, in 2018. CV mentored under Roberto Sifuentes, Eduardo Kac, Lin Hixson, Joseph Ravens and Tricia Van Eck.


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Standard Fee $35.00

Enroll in more than one and automatically receive 10% off your total cost!

Fee includes course instruction and materials.

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