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Clearly Competent

January 12, 2015 @ 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm


Clearly Competent: Do you really have what it takes?

Presented by Keiron Lyn | Often we are intrinsically aware of our artistic interests/abilities and attempt to jump full speed ahead right into the pool. Many of us don’t recognize the importance of knowing what we’re getting into before we make that leap! This workshop will give participants a clear picture of the basic skills, processes and personal characteristics required to represent and advocate for themselves as independent artists. Participants will also have the opportunity for a brief Q&A with an artists’ manager currently working within the industry. Although the workshop will concentrate on a music industry model, the concepts demonstrated are relevant and applicable to independent artists of any genre who are seeking information on self management.


Information About Instructor:

Kgnu Linx is an artists’ consultation agency providing strategic planning, administrative resources and networking opportunities to systemically marginalized arts creators seeking ways to better enhance their independence and sustainability.
Musician, artist, activist, and business administrator Keiron Lyn offers 20 years of DIY experience; as well as arts-business certification from Work In Culture, Ryerson University, and George Brown College.  She’s a member of the Cultural Human Resources Council and an active participant in community-based arts development.

This workshop is part of the Business Skills for Growth workshop series, an Artscape Launchpad initiative, which offers opportunities to develop creative entrepreneurship and business skills for the creative and cultural sector. Find out more about Artscape Launchpad and other workshops in the Business Skills for Growth series on the Artscape website.


January 12, 2015
7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
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Studio 106
180 Shaw St
Toronto, ON Canada


Keiron Lyn, Kgnu Linx