‘Tis the Season of Giving… Right?
Sleigh bells are ringing, sugarplums are dancing, and children are scribbling their lists for Santa. (And really, many of us adults are too. But more on that in a bit.) Clearly, it is the holiday season. The holidays bring a […]
Heads. Hearts. Hands.
I am thrilled to share a bit of news about something near and dear to my heart. This semester, with the support of CCAD, particularly Julie Taggart, the Dean of the School of Studio Arts, we created the CCAD Women’s […]
AICAD+B: Teaching the Business of Art & Design
On Friday, I had the pleasure of presenting to the AICAD conference, hosted by CCAD. The conference theme was “Collaboration in Action,” and the entire two (plus) days was full of wonderful ideas of how we can share our resources […]
Boot Camps in Bloomington
Have you ever visited the charming city of Bloomington, Indiana? If not, you are missing something truly special. (But shhhhh… Don’t tell anyone.) Recently Katy and I had the pleasure of presenting three workshops in Bloomington, Indiana, courtesy of […]
An Entrepreneurial Interview
I don’t usually think of myself as an entrepreneur. I’m entrepreneurial, sure, but I don’t think I’m an entrepreneur. For one thing, I don’t have an exit strategy. I’d like to keep doing this — helping artists better manage the […]
Jugyokenkyu Meets Art
We’ve all heard the fallacy, “I’m an artist; I don’t do numbers.” But we may have a new twist on that old favorite misconception: “I’m an American; I don’t do numbers.” Last week my inbox and social media feeds […]
New Year. New Roles.
One of my favorite non-profit colleagues hosts a New Year’s Eve party on June 30 every year. Since July 1 is the first day of many fiscal years in not-for-profit world, the party makes complete sense. It is a delightful […]
As a client-serving CPA who happens to also work in higher education, the role of debt for young artists is never far from my mind. That’s why I was thrilled to talk to Diep Tran for her article “Debt […]
Changes Afoot in Nonprofit Accounting
Nonprofit accountants are gathered in Washington now for the annual AICPA Nonprofit Conference (an excellent gathering I’ve attended in years past). Ken Tysiac reported on six key developments discussed yesterday in an article he released in The Journal of Accountancy. […]
Ямар нэг туршлага (What an Experience)
Anyone read Mongolian? Me either, which is why I had trouble finding 976 Art Gallery, an incredible contemporary art gem in Ulaanbaatar last week. (Knowing it is near the Ramada is incredibly helpful.) I persevered, however, to meet Gantuya Badamgarav, […]