Karen Constine is a consultant to arts & culture, entertainment and economic development nonprofits, government agencies and corporate clients.
Karen Constine specializes in providing program and policy development; capacity building and strategic planning; feasibility studies and business planning; strategic communications; fundraising and resource development; civic/cultural engagement and providing interim leadership services. Karen frequently works with agencies, nonprofits and business entities, where arts and culture are intrinsically linked and tied to economic and community development programs and strategies.
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Fundraising; Facilitation; Leadership; Human Resources/Staff Training; Programming; Management/Strategic Planning; Advocacy; Marketing/Communications; Board Development
Angela Johnson Peters has dedicated her professional and personal career to the support of cultural institutions, artists, and community organizations. Angela entered the art world when, as a volunteer, she walked onto a theater backstage for a jazz concert. That was more than 30 years ago. Johnson Peters has been a cultural worker, producer, writer, caterer, fundraiser, planner, facilitator, organizer, trainer, and travel writer. Angela sees her working with artists and arts organization as a calling, and believes passionately in the importance of art in our society.
After spending ten years in the local arts agency field where she developed ways to promote and support the arts communities in the San Francisco Bay Area cities of Berkeley and Oakland; in 1999, Angela founded ALJ Consulting which specializes in developing resources, effectively planning and successfully implementing programs with the non-profit, philanthropic, and government sectors. Over the years, she estimates working with close to 280 organizations and over 135 artists. Some of her formerly clients include dance companies, community arts centers, musicians, playwright festivals, theater groups, film festivals, and museums. Angela has worked with the National Endowment for the Arts as a site visitor and panelist; the California Arts Council, as producer for a statewide arts leaders conference; and served as a panelist for every municiple arts agency in the San Francisco Bay Area and the cities of Santa Monica, Pasadena, Los Angeles and Los Angeles County.
Accomplished in the areas of strategic planning, development, special events planning, community outreach, and coaching; Angela is currently one of the coaches for the Los Angeles Fundraising Academy for Communities of Color. Angela is a trained facilitator and has completed programs with the Grassroots Institute of Fundraising Training (GIFT), the National Community Development Institute’s Community Builders Leadership Program, and is a Wilder Foundation Shannon Leadership Fellow.
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Executive Coaching; Networking/Field Learning; Fundraising; Facilitation; Leadership; Management Training; Human Resources/Staff Training; Programming; Audience Development; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Marketing/Communications; Other; Volunteer Management; Board Development
Location(s): Online Classes/Webinars; National; California Statewide; Los Angeles Metro; Other States/Regions Phone: (310) 597-2526 Email:
Armbrust & Co
Jennifer Armbrust consults with artists and innovative entrepreneurs on feminist business models and leads workshops for students and teams on values and visioning. She writes and speaks on her Proposals for the Feminine Economy (www.feminineeconomy.com), exploring the collisions of gender, creative process, energetics, business, economics and social transformation. The former owner and director an art gallery in Portland, Oregon, founder emeritus of an online arts publication, and erstwhile principal of a small interactive studio, Armbrust has long been interested in the intersections of business and art and more recently, business as art.
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Marketing/Communications
ArtBusiness.com provides complete art consulting and advisory services, art appraisals, art price data, articles for artists and collectors, and market research and information to anyone involved with art. Services include appraising all works of fine art; consulting on buying, selling, donating, collecting or otherwise transacting in works of fine art; assistance with inheritance issues involving art; research, documentation, organization and assistance in settlement or dissemination of artist estates; assistance in resolving disputes or disagreements over art; and expert testimony and opinions in legal cases involving art. ArtBusiness.com accesses a variety of databases containing well over 5,000,000 art price sales records, and biographical information for more than 450,000 artists.
For artists at all stages in their careers, ArtBusiness.com consults on matters including organizing and presenting their art, writing about their art, assistance with situations involving formal agreements or representation of their art, marketing, promotion, pricing individual or multiple works of art, approaching the marketplace, targeting specific venues for possible shows or sales, website functionality, selling online, self-representation, exhibiting and selling at galleries or alternative venues, long term career development, estate issues, and appraisal and documentation of individual pieces or larger bodies of work.
ArtBusiness.com contains over 3,000 pages of free content, over 50,000 images, regularly posts art business articles, reviews art gallery openings, critiques art, covers art market news, and critically evaluates specialized technical art reference books, CD-ROMs and online databases. Out-of-print and rare art reference books and exhibition catalogues are also available through the site.
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Audience Development; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Advocacy; Education
Location(s): Central Valley; San Francisco Bay Area; National; North Coast; California Statewide; Los Angeles Metro; Other States/Regions; Inland Empire; South Bay Area; San Diego
Artful coaching provides practical tools and resources, enthusiastic encouragement, support and accountability to non-linear and creative thinkers. Together we target their most challenging areas developing strategies and habits which lead to substantial achievements.
Sydney Metrick has a background in psychology. Her master’s degree is in transpersonal counseling psychology (from JFK University) and her doctorate is in expressive arts therapy. When she discovered coaching she was impressed with the solution-orientation and went on to get certified in the process. That was sixteen years ago.
Since that time, Dr. Metrick has been coaching people in the arts, and those with attention deficit disorder. Her business is called Artful Coaching. She works primarily on the phone.
Dr. Metrick has been involved in the arts as an author--four books on using ritual to support or celebrate life transitions, arts and culture commissioner, and concert producer.
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Other; Education
Artsightful : Arts Management Training, Insight Coaching, Capacity Consulting
Amy Kweskin is an arts management specialist with a focus on mindful business planning to support artists, managers and board members in defining their goals and clearly envisioning a pathway to sustainability. For over 15 years she has been an educator, consultant and coach taking complex business concepts and transforming them into accomplishable steps. Since 2010 Amy has worked with the Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI) presenting Business of Art training sessions in San Francisco, San Jose, Berkeley, and Sacramento. She wrote the Strategic Planning chapter in the CCI Business of Art: An Artist’s Guide to Profitable Self-Employment – second edition.
Amy is a co-founder and chair of http://www.c2arts.com Coaches and Coaches or the Arts.
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Facilitation; Leadership; Management Training; Human Resources/Staff Training; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Board Development
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area; North Coast; California Statewide; South Bay Area Phone: 4159949901 Email: Website: http://www.artsightful.com
ArtSpark is dedicated to shifting the arts ecosystem where artists live and work. The current arts ecosystem is confusing, frustrating, fragmented and full of inefficiencies. ArtSpark envisions a realigned arts ecosystem that minimizes the burden of building and managing the business of being an artist so artists can remain true to their creative practice and art.
To that end, ArtSpark offers workshops and technical assistance to artists, artisans, designers, makers and creative entrepreneurs focused on business development (Artist Business Canvas workshops), communications (including social media), fundraising, marketing and branding, audience development and community engagement. ArtSpark also connects artists (and designers, makers, etc.) to creativity-friendly business professionals and online resources in their communities.
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Executive Coaching; Networking/Field Learning; Fundraising; Leadership; Audience Development; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Legal Issues; Marketing/Communications; Education; Technology Training
You have an idea for how your work could make our collective or individual lives better, but you feel overwhelmed, stuck, or confused about how to take it from idea to reality.
You’re not looking for a “guru” or someone to tell you what to do. You want a thought partner, a friendly companion, a trusted guide to support you on your journey as a creative entrepreneur, writer, artist, or healer.
Our coaching sessions will help you clarify, create, and communicate your Big Vision for your work in the world. Now more than ever we need people like you who can bring the broken parts of ourselves and our world together.
Britt Bravo helps creative entrepreneurs, writers, artists, and healers clarify, create, and communicate their Big Vision for their work in the world. Practical and intuitive, she has worked in the personal growth and social change sector for almost 30 years. An early adopter of social media for social change, her local paper named her the “Best Podcaster/Blogger Most Dedicated to Social Change” and she was listed in Fast Company’s “Women in Nonprofit Technology Who Rock.” Britt wrote for BlogHer and WE tv’s WE Volunteer initiative, and produced the Arts and Healing Podcast and Big Vision Podcast for many years. She holds a BA in Sociology from Vassar College and an MA in Creation Spirituality from Holy Names College. Originally from Mystic, CT, she has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1991 and brings an East and West Coast sensibility to her work.
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Marketing/Communications
Location(s): Online Classes/Webinars; San Francisco Bay Area; National; California Statewide; Other States/Regions Phone: 510-757-9684 x Email: Website: http://brittbravo.com
Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership (CVNL)
At CVNL we believe that passion alone isn't enough when it comes to creating strong nonprofits. That's why we work with leaders, aspiring and established, every day to help them build the skills, connections, and strategies that will take their impact to the next level. With confident and prepared leaders, nonprofits are better equipped to carry out their missions. As the nonprofit world constantly evolves, so does the leadership savvy that organizations need from their executives and staff. CVNL helps nonprofits of every size and mission achieve greater impact through customized consulting solutions. We are committed to providing expert guidance and professional resources that support nonprofits in advancing their mission. Leveraging the passions and talents of nonprofit leaders and complimenting them with our own expertise, we extend your capacity to plan, do, and progress.
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Executive Coaching; Fundraising; Facilitation; Leadership; Non Profit Job Opportunities; Management Training; Human Resources/Staff Training; Programming; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Advocacy; Marketing/Communications; Volunteer Management; Board Development
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area; North Coast; South Bay Area Phone: (415) 479-5710 Email: Website: http://www.cvnl.org
Since 1982, Terry Wolverton has worked with nonprofit organizations, individual artists and writers, sole proprietors and funders to provide insightful strategic planning, project planning, project management, assessment and evaluation, and policy development. Clients have included Cornerstone Theater, Boston Court Performing Arts Center, Heidi Duckler Dance, the California Arts Council, and the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, and Arts For LA.
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Facilitation; Management/Strategic Planning; Board Development
Location(s): Los Angeles Metro Phone: 323-227-4633 Email:
Counseling for the Soul
My purpose is to help you custom design your life, your career, and your business. As your coach and counselor I partner with you to help you achieve your highest purpose and embrace your fullest potential. With my support you can clarify your life, career, and business/company goals, dreams and desires. I will inspire you to organically develop a rewarding plan of action leading towards the realization of your goals and dreams. I'll provide the motivational support to keep you on track even when obstacles inevitably come your way. And I’ll help you transform these obstacles into opportunities. As Osho said, “To be creative means to be in love with life." Let’s make sure you’re living and loving your one precious life.
My credentials include licensed professional clinical counselor, board certified coach, and board certified dance-movement/creative arts therapist. I’m also a published author and frequent radio show guest. My expertise includes working with artistic/creative people for 30+ years.
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Facilitation; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training
Diana Rivera, MA, PCC, Ph.D. is an expert creativity coach, facilitator and specialist in the psychology of creativity. She provides one-on-one and group coaching programs to support the process of creative exploration and profession in artist professionals. She strategizes and advances her clients personal and professional goals. She uses coaching models and contemporary research in psychology to create profound purpose and direction.
Dr. Rivera is a professional certified coach through the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and holds a doctorate in clinical psychology.
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Facilitation; Leadership; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Other; Education
Karen Atkinson runs GYST Ink (Getting Your Sh*t Together) as an art practice, working to make life better for artists through software, publications and support services. She also does consulting on a one to one basis for artists and arts administrators. See website for additional details.
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Executive Coaching; Networking/Field Learning; Fundraising; Facilitation; Leadership; Non Profit Job Opportunities; Programming; Audience Development; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Advocacy; Legal Issues; Marketing/Communications; Education; Board Development; Technology Training
Gigi Rosenberg is an author, public speaking coach and artist coach who works with executives, nonprofit leaders and ambitious artists. Her goal as a public speaking coach is to help you connect with your audiences with clarity, authenticity and warmth. When she’s not coaching, Gigi is a writer and solo performer and the author of The Artist's Guide to Grant Writing, published by Watson-Guptill, and now in its 6th printing. With a background in storytelling, corporate communications and theater, she’s been a guest commentator on Oregon Public Radio and has performed her monologues off-Broadway and at Seattle's On The Boards. For details, visit gigirosenberg.com.
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Fundraising; Leadership; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Marketing/Communications
Location(s): Online Classes/Webinars; National; Other States/Regions Phone: 503.771.0400 x Email: Website: http://gigirosenberg.com
Daniel Nevers is a conceptual artist, educator, and coach who thinks expansively to change the way people see the world. He is adept at fearlessly generating ideas through structured play, navigating unwieldy processes with transparency and humor, and synthesizing complex information to achieve clarity. He has extensive experience in nonprofit marketing communications with an emphasis on creating resonant message that nurture relationships over the long term, and he is skilled at designing frameworks, delivering eye-opening presentations, and facilitating inclusive discussions. He loves working with artists and nonprofit organizations to help them articulate and get what they want.
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Facilitation; Leadership; Programming; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Education
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area; California Statewide; Los Angeles Metro; South Bay Area Phone: x Email: Website: http://www.danielnevers.com
Janet McIntyre Consulting
I do executive coaching of non-profit managers, executive directors, and board members to increase individual and organizational capacity.
I do both coaching in organizational culture and leadership development.
I do consulting in fundraising, board development, strategic planning, and I also facilitate workshops in each of the above areas. https://www.linkedin.com/in/janet-mcintyre-cpcc-4994617/
Judith Teitelman brings 36 years of experience helping grass roots, mid-sized and large organizations strengthen their management and resource generating capacities and effectively plan for the future. She is a strong proponent of initiatives designed to examine and challenge long-standing assumptions about nonprofit administration and is committed to helping organizations rethink "business as usual." Judith is also a mentor to artists working in all disciplines. A skilled, innovative designer and facilitator of meetings and retreats, she regularly works with Board and staff members to institute positive, effective change. Judith’s national consulting practice provides a full range of services tailored to meet the unique vision and particular needs of each organization and artist. As planning consultant, trainer, executive leadership coach and technical assistance specialist, Judith has worked with the National Endowment for the Arts, L.A. County Arts Commission, St. Louis Regional Arts Commission, Los Angeles’ and Nashville’s Centers for Nonprofit Management, Center for Cultural Innovation, Flintridge Foundation’s Nonprofit Leadership Program, Detroit’s College for Creative Studies, East West Players, PEN Center USA, and Riverside Art Museum, among many others. She is currently on faculty in the Theater School at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) co-teaching Entrepreneurship. More information can be found at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/judith-teitelman-02ab6412/. In her parallel realm, Judith’s debut novel, "Guesthouse for Ganesha,” was published on 7 May, 2019.
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Fundraising; Facilitation; Leadership; Management Training; Human Resources/Staff Training; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Education; Board Development
Jeremy A. Tucker is the Founder and Chief Strategist at Keith & June, a brand growth strategy agency. Jeremy has over 15 years’ experience building strategies for top brands, leaders and artists, helping them identify and grow unique brand strategies that set them up with a powerful brand designed for growth. Jeremy has worked with Google, Disney, Hershey, PayPal, ADP, the Catholic Diocese, the Democratic Party, top political leaders, musicians and artists, and many others. Jeremy is a regular speaker and writer on the future of brand strategy, and has a background in psychology and business strategy.
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Other
Kim is a certified coach, and a trainer and facilitator. She is on faculty of Leadership That Works. Kim coaches individuals, executives, partnerships and teams toward effective, values-driven performance. Through systems assessment and coaching she helps teams discover greater self-awareness, productivity and positive interaction.
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Facilitation; Leadership; Management Training
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area; California Statewide; South Bay Area Phone: 510-534-5160 x Email: Website: http://www.mesacoaching.com
Victoria Plettner-Saunders is Chief Strategist at v.p.s. cartographie an arts research, strategy and planning firm. In addition, she created ArtCareerCafe.com, a nonprofit arts sector-specific site to help connect qualified, passionate arts job seekers with employers; provide career and arts business coaching and research to the field. With more than 25 years experience, her work assists arts workers and leaders; arts organizations; philanthropic foundation; and arts agencies with services such as research; assessment; planning and professional development. She has led or managed small andmid-sized arts organizations, and managed programs and the agency's budget at the City of San Diego Commission for Arts & Culture.
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Executive Coaching; Networking/Field Learning; Facilitation; Leadership; Non Profit Job Opportunities; Human Resources/Staff Training; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning
Vogl Consulting helps leaders at nonprofits, foundations, and public agencies get what they need to get where they want to go. Services include:
- strategic planning
- board effectiveness
- event planning and production
- executive coaching
- research, evaluation, and data
- fundraising training and grant research
Principal Consultant Marc Vogl has worked in the trenches and in leadership positions at cultural nonprofits and foundations and taught courses in managing arts organizations and cultural policy at Brown University.
In 1997 Marc co-founded the San Francisco comedy group Killing My Lobster and went on to become an arts program officer at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and Executive Director of the Bay Area Video Coalition. Marc has served on the San Francisco Arts Task Force, Oakland's Arts Funding Advisory Council and on Obama’s National Arts Policy Committee. Marc is a trustee of the MOCA Foundation, a Mayoral appointee to the San Francisco Citizens Committee on Community Development and Board Member of The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Marc has a BA from Brown University and an MPA from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
The combination of experiences in the arts sector, academia and in public policy drive Marc’s passion for working with nonprofits and philanthropists to address social problems and enrich communities creatively and systematically.
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Facilitation; Leadership; Management/Strategic Planning; Board Development
Nancy and Richard Walch provide leadership coaching & strategy for emerging art and nonprofit leaders.
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Leadership
Location(s): National; California Statewide; Los Angeles Metro Phone: (310) 475-6254 Email:
My diverse experience has focused on strategic and transition planning, re-envisioning, organizational assessment, community and audience development, retreat planning and facilitation. In my work with small, mid-range, and large institutions, I have proven to be goal-oriented, creative, collaborative, and highly organized. I pride myself on the ability to adapt my array of experience and knowledge to the specific needs of organizations, businesses, and the communities they serve. I have served as Deputy Director of the Museum of the African Diaspora, Executive Director of DanceAfrica Chicago, Founding Director of the Guild Complex, and as a Consultant at CompassPoint Nonprofit Services.
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Networking/Field Learning; Facilitation; Leadership; Programming; Audience Development; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Marketing/Communications; Board Development