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Lisa Kokin
9910

Lisa Kokin’s work in artist’s books, mixed media installation, assemblage and sculpture is about memory, history, and social commentary. Her work has been exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions in the United States and abroad. A recipient of a California Arts Council Individual Artist’s Fellowship and a Eureka Fellowship from the Fleishhacker Foundation, Ms. Kokin’s work is in numerous public and private collections. She is represented by Seager Gray Gallery in Mill Valley, CA, Tayloe Piggott Gallery in Jackson, WY, Gail Severn Gallery in Sun Valley, ID and Craighead Green Gallery in Dallas, TX. Ms. Kokin has a thriving studio teaching practice, which includes one-on-one coaching/mentoring sessions, monthly critique groups, mixed media workshops and six-week classes. Visit www.lisakokin.com to see more of her work. For information about coaching and critique, visit www.lisakokin.com/teaching-coaching.html and www.lisakokin.com/teaching-critique.html 
Topic(s): Networking/Field Learning; Facilitation; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Marketing/Communications; Other; 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
Phone: 510-758-5862
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Website: http://www.lisakokin.com



Maria Porges
12236

As a maker, writer and teacher, Maria Porges has been working with visual artists at all career levels—from graduate students to well-established practitioners-- since the late ‘90s. Porges’ own studio practice is primarily sculpture and drawing; in addition, she has written nearly 100 catalogue essays for artists working in all media, as well as dozens of reviews and articles on Bay Area exhibitions for both print and electronic media. As one of the lead teachers of a graduate program professional practices curriculum, she has helped many artists launch a career, guiding them through the process of investigating venues/ audiences, developing their portfolios and statements, creating website text and other web content, and by demonstrating how to identify appropriate residency and grant opportunities. She welcomes the opportunity to evaluate and assist, through a process that incorporates studio critiques as well as writing and editing services, research, and website assessment. To read more about her services and writing, please visit www.wordsaboutart.com. To see her work, visit www.mariaporges.com.
Topic(s): Networking/Field Learning; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Other; Education
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area; South Bay Area
Phone: 510-409-9397 x
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Rhiannon MacFayden

A Simple Collective
12274

A San Francisco native, Rhiannon Evans MacFadyen is an independent consultant for artists, small institutions, and budding collectors. Founder/Director of A Simple Collective and former Marketing Director of Catharine Clark Gallery, Rhiannon has over fifteen years experience in the commercial art world, gaining a wide skill-set that ranges from marketing and management to installation and sales. She has worked as a design and brand consultant for artists and small businesses and spent her early days as a performer and creative consultant for a number of folkloric performance companies in the Bay Area and kindergarten art teacher. With a BFA in Fine Art and Commercial Photography, she is also an artist, writer, and curator. Deeply involved with several community-building, cultural, and arts marketing organizations, she spearheaded the creation and curation of Yerba Buena Night: the free outdoor arts festival in downtown San Francisco, now in its fourth year; is on the Advisory Board for WEAD (Women’s Environmental Artist Directory); and she continually works to promote access and independence in the arts through education and professional development for creative entrepreneurs. 
Topic(s): Facilitation; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Marketing/Communications; Other
Location(s): Online Classes/Webinars; San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: (415) 786-1351
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Website: http://www.asimplecollective.com



AIGA San Francisco
1417

AIGA San Francisco is the largest professional association for the design community representing San Francisco, Silicon Valley, North and East Bay and the greater Bay Area. 
Topic(s): Networking/Field Learning; Leadership; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Advocacy
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: 415/626-6008
Website: http://www.aigasf.org



Michelle Pred

Art Career Coaching
1365

Navigate the process of exhibiting and selling art Prepare presentation packages for gallery submission Create/update your artist statement or resume Determine prices for your art and understand the marketplace
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Networking/Field Learning; Marketing/Communications; Fundraising; Management/Strategic Planning
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: (510) 388-2628
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Website: http://artcareercoach.com/



Jamie Brunson

Art Primer
1356

I consult privately with practicing visual artists at different career levels, providing a range of support, research and education services customized to fit individual needs and circumstances. I offer studio critiques to artists who are working on developing their portfolios, and writing and editing services to artists who need help with their statements, web content or catalog text. A majority of artists work with me to achieve more sales, publicity and exposure for their art. I review and evaluate studio inventory and text materials; suggest website improvements and web-based/social networking tools for publicity and outreach; define appropriate markets and audiences in order to research best options for residencies, exhibition submissions and proposals; and, establish a series of time-based goals and actions that will result in greater exposure and increased opportunities. 
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Networking/Field Learning; Fundraising; Management/Strategic Planning; Marketing/Communications
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: 510.703.7068
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Website: http://artprimer.blogspot.com/



Alan Bamberger

ArtBusiness.com
10969

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

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Website: http://www.artbusiness.com



Sydney Metrick

Artful Coaching
12396

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
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: 510 223 3882 x
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Website: http://www.ArtfulCoaching.com



Amy Kweskin

Artsightful : Arts Management Training, Insight Coaching, Capacity Consulting
9701

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
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Website: http://www.artsightful.com



Kristine Maltrud

ArtSpark
13253

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
Location(s): Online Classes/Webinars; San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: x
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Website: http://www.art-spark.org



Bay Area Video Coalition
1431

The Bay Area Video Coalition s (BAVC) mission is to bring increased cultural and economic participation to underserved communities through media. Since its founding in 1976, the organization s belief that telling compelling stories is powerful for both maker and audience, remains unchanged. Over the last 32 years, it has developed an entrepreneurial web of programs and services that bring together a multi-generational mix of artists, experienced media professionals, educators, low-income youth and adults, and industry partners in this pursuit. BAVC has trained a diverse group of media, non-profit, and high-tech professionals and artists in various technologies including: video broadcast, digital editing, web design, 3-D animation, game design, motion capture, digital photography and multi-media production. Students consistently give BAVC high marks for the quality of our instructors and curriculum. BAVC's facility is fully equipped with the most relevant media making hardware and software available
Topic(s): Technology Training
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: (415) 861-3282
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Website: http://www.bavc.org



Britt Bravo

Britt Bravo
16397

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
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Website: http://brittbravo.com



C2Arts: Consultants & Coaches for the Arts
1432

The C2Arts Consultants and Coaches for the Arts help small and large arts organizations (non-profits or for profit), individual artists, cultural institutions, funders and philanthropists, government agencies and multi-million dollar institutions, with one-time projects or extended engagements. In the Bay Area, in each case, C2Arts provides creative solutions customized for each client's needs. The mission of C2Arts is to further the work of artists, arts organizations and communities through our ideas, leadership, advocacy and dialogue. In our work as arts consultants and coaches, we value creativity, transparency, diversity and accountability.
Topic(s): National Organization
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area

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Website: http://consultantsforthearts.blogspot.com



Elizabeth Pickens

Career Development & Consultation for Artists
10463

Elizabeth Pickens, M.Ed. is an independent career development and fundraising consultant for artists of all disciplines. She earned her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology at the University of Missouri-Columbia and moved to San Francisco in 2007. Previously she served as Managing Director of RADAR Productions and the Queer Cultural Center and as Senior Program Manager at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. She specializes in supporting individual artists, small arts organizations, and queer arts advocacy. 
Topic(s): Fundraising; Programming; Audience Development; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Other; Board Development
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: 415-321-1311 x
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Center for Cultural Innovation
1434

The Center for Cultural Innovation was founded in 2001 with a mission to promote knowledge sharing, networking and financial independence for individual artists and creative entrepreneurs by providing business training, grants and loans, and incubating innovative projects that create new program knowledge, tools and practices for artists in the field. Through our professional development offerings, individual artists and creative entrepreneurs learn key business skills that provide them with the knowledge and resources to help advance their art, develop their ideas and increase their financial independence. More courses will be scheduled throughout the year. For more information on CCI or to register for Bay Area workshops visit our website at www.cciarts.org.
Topic(s): Fundraising; Marketing/Communications; Legal Issues; Management/Strategic Planning; Technology Training
Location(s): Los Angeles Metro; South Bay Area; San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: (415) 288-0530
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Website: http://www.cciarts.org



Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership (CVNL)
1435

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
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Website: http://www.cvnl.org



Center of Asian American Media
1380

A non-profit organization dedicated to presenting stories that convey the richness and diversity of Asian American experiences to the broadest audience possible. We do this by funding, producing, distributing and exhibiting works in film, television and digital media.
Topic(s): Non Profit Job Opportunities
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: 415/863-0814
Website: http://asianamericanmedia.org



CompassPoint Nonprofit Services
1436

At CompassPoint, we believe in the investment of people who work and volunteer in the nonprofit sector. That is why thousands of nonprofits send their staff to CompassPoint training programs. Visit www.compasspoint.org/workshops to view our current course catalog. CompassPoint provides you with the overall learning objectives in each of our core curriculum areas. We have created learning paths course sequences that work together to help you or someone you supervise, achieve a depth of mastery in these essential topics. Learning path courses are paced so that they are easy for you to schedule. Workshop content builds skills sequentially. Experience in a particular job role may enable a participant to take the more advanced class but classes are designed to provide the most benefit taken in sequence.
Topic(s): Board Development; Financial Management and Accounting; Fundraising; Leadership; Marketing/Communications; Management/Strategic Planning; Technology Training
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area; Online Classes/Webinars
Phone: (415) 541-9000
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Website: http://www.compasspoint.org



Cheryl Bartky

Counseling for the Soul
12873

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
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area; California Statewide
Phone: 510-299-4190 x
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Website: http://www.Counseling4theSoul.com



CounterPULSE
1437

CounterPULSE provides space and resources for emerging artists and cultural innovators, serving as an incubator for the creation of socially relevant, community-based art and culture. Courses include Boot Camp for Artists: Intensive Skills For Raising Money and Attention, a six-week course that provides comprehensive hands-on training, connections and skills to artists in all disciplines, with a special focus on performing artists. Whether you're self-producing for the first time, expanding your company, or looking for a job in arts administration, this crash course will give you all the skills you need to kick-start your career. Topics include: grant-writing, fundraisers, press releases, creative marketing, talking to press, presenters and funders, renting a venue, basic lighting design, and much more. Instructor Jessica Robinson has written dozens of successful grant proposals, hundreds of press releases, and advised artists in all disciplines on the how-to's of self-production. Guests include editors and leaders in the philanthropic sector.
Topic(s): Fundraising; Marketing/Communications
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: (415) 626-2060
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Website: http://www.counterpulse.org



Marc Zegans

Creative Development
11239

As a creative development advisor, I’ve spent more than twenty years helping individuals, arts organizations and creatively driven enterprises successfully follow their muse. I work with artists charting next steps, writers moving through blocks, creative organizations in transition, musicians seeking sustainable income, artists planning their creative legacies, business owners craving a more rewarding work life, and many others. Their common need: Seasoned guidance in charting their creative courses; undertaking work that has integrity and meaning; finding and maintaining their natural audiences; navigating successful transitions across the principal stages of their creative careers; achieving financial growth and public recognition in ways that deepen their creativity, and emerging from creative crises with vitality and strength.
Topic(s): Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area; National; California Statewide
Phone: (857) 399-3581 x
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Website: http://mycreativedevelopment.com



Dancers' Group
1438

Recognized as a national model in the field of dance, Dancers’ Group was founded in 1982. Always an artist-centric organization closely connected to its constituents, Dancers’ Group’s programs, services and advocacy work addresses both the specific and broad needs of those involved in dance. Dancers’ Group’s portfolio of 15 programs fall into the categories of Free Public Performances, Audience Development, Fiscal Sponsorship, and Information Exchanges and Convenings. Dancers’ Group’s Fiscal Sponsorship program offers access to philanthropic support and other resources, while Re-Granting distributes funding to individual dance artists and small organizations. Dancers’ Group serves as a hub for resources, information and relevant news about the dance ecosystem for over 1,600 members and over 80,000 users through online and email platforms, which feature a Community Calendar of local performances each month. Via the free print and online publication “In Dance,” Dancers’ Group publishes articles about artists and issues relevant to them. 
Topic(s): Fundraising; Marketing/Communications; Technology Training
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: (415) 920-9181
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Website: http://www.dancersgroup.org



Debra Chasnoff

GroundSpark
13984

We specialize in crafting strategic documentary films and distribution campaigns with ambitious social, economic, and environmental justice goals. Working closely with movement advocates and public interest organizations, we: • envision the structural, political, or cultural change that needs to happen; • identify the stories and messaging that can move audiences to get involved; • assess the best format, length, and style that will help achieve the project’s goals; • collaborate to craft a top-notch production; • design an audience engagement and outreach strategy that will harness the power of film to catalyze change. Individually, President and Senior Producer Debra Chasnoff is a coach and consultant to filmmakers and non-profit leaders. 
Topic(s): Audience Development; Management/Strategic Planning; Advocacy; Marketing/Communications
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: 415 641 4616 x 306
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Website: http://www.groundspark.org



Independent Arts and Media
1439

Independent Arts & Media is a producer's co-op and media/culture incubator with a mission to expand civic dialogue by increasing access to independent voices. Indy Arts was founded in 2000 to provide resources and support for media, arts and cultural programs and producers who are doing important work, but who lack support from existing commercial media outlets and traditional arts institutions. Indy Arts  production, sponsorship, promotional, educational and support services are always free or affordable, and strengthen a culture of democracy in which individuals fully participate in their communities through vibrant arts, media and public affairs experiences
Topic(s): Fundraising; Financial Management and Accounting; Marketing/Communications; Management/Strategic Planning
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: (415) 738-4975
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Website: http://www.artsandmedia.net



Daniel Nevers

Independent Consultant
10023

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
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Website: http://www.danielnevers.com



Independent Television Services (ITVS)
1382

Provides outreach, marketing, creative development and production support for independent producers who take creative risks and advance important social issues.
Topic(s): Marketing/Communications; Programming; Non Profit Job Opportunities
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: 415/356-8383
Website: http://www.itvs.org



Joan Mitchell Foundation

Joan Mitchell Foundation
14338

The Joan Mitchell Foundation provides emergency support to US based visual artists working in the mediums of painting, sculpture, and/or drawing, who have suffered significant losses after natural or manmade disasters that have affected their community. Artists who have been negatively impacted due to catastrophic situations of this nature can apply to the Foundation for funding. Please contact the Joan Mitchell Foundation for additional information at grantsupport@joanmitchellfoundation.org.
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Fundraising; Legal Issues; Advocacy; Other; Education
Location(s): Central Valley; Online Classes/Webinars; San Francisco Bay Area; National; North Coast; California Statewide; Los Angeles Metro; Other States/Regions; Inland Empire; South Bay Area; San Diego
Phone: (212) 524-0100 x
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Website: http://joanmitchellfoundation.org/artist-programs/artist-grants/emergency



Kala Art Institute
1440

Kala Art Institute's mission is to help artists sustain their creative efforts over time through its Artist-in- Residence and Fellowship Programs, and to increase appreciation of this work through exhibitions, public programming and educational efforts. Artists at Kala are encouraged to produce innovative artwork of the highest quality, and are given total freedom to realize their artistic vision using media that span the Gutenberg to digital eras. Artists are also provided with a number of professional development opportunities, and a spirit of exchange and education is nurtured through artist involvement in exhibitions, special events, lectures, teaching, and classroom experience. Additionally, Kala is committed to offering quality art education to the general public and public school children through its on-site program of classes and workshops and its Artists in Schools program, established in 1991, providing multiple-week artist-led instruction to students in East Bay public schools and summer programs.
Topic(s): Fundraising; Technology Training
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: (510) 549-2977
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Website: http://www.kala.org



Kim Fowler

MESA Coaching
13812

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
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Website: http://www.mesacoaching.com



National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture
1383

NAMAC fosters and fortifies the culture and business of independent media arts. Through dialogue, collaboration, research and advocacy, we connect, organize and develop organizations.
Topic(s): Facilitation; Non Profit Job Opportunities
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: 415/431-1391
Website: http://www.namac.org



Nancy Fox

Negotiation Fox
9401

Nancy James Fox’s knowledge of negotiating and consensus building is founded upon extensive training and study of the most noted authorities on the subject. However, it is the application of these practices throughout her career that has given her unique insights to the field. Ms. Fox has held top-level management positions with both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. From 1982 – 2000 she was U.S. Managing Director for the Swiss luxury watch company, Jaeger-LeCoultre, building that company from a virtual unknown to one of the most prestigious brands in the industry. As CEO of the Museum of Latin American Art from 2000-2007, she led a capital campaign and expansion project that doubled the size of the facility and catapulted the organization to international recognition. She has also served as Executive Director for the Long Beach Symphony. Over the course of her career, her negotiation skills have returned literally millions of dollars to her employers. Her passion for the subject led to the founding of her negotiation workshop business, Negotiation Fox, in 2010 and Negotiation-4-the-Arts in 2011. She has conducted workshops at numerous venues and conferences and has been a guest on popular radio shows. Ms. Fox earned her B.A. from Macalester College and an advanced degree from the Conservatory of Music in Frankfurt, Germany. She continued her education at Shenandoah University, where she studied business law, finance and marketing. In 2005, she received a fellowship to the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where she earned the Executive Leadership in Non-Profit Arts Certificate. Ms. Fox served on the California Association of Museums’ Board for ten years. 
Topic(s): Management Training; Human Resources/Staff Training; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Other
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
Phone: 562-716-9559 x
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Website: http://www.negotiationfox.com



Renaissance Entrepreneur Center
1443

The mission of Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is to empower and increase the entrepreneurial capacities of socially and economically diverse women and men, and thereby strengthen our communities through the creation of sustainable new businesses, new jobs, and the promotion of financial self-sufficiency.
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Management/Strategic Planning; Networking/Field Learning; Technology Training
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: (415) 541-8580
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Website: http://www.rencenter.org



Shreya Shah

SALTWATER Social Justice Training & Consulting
13222

SALTWATER: Social Justice Training & Consulting is committed to giving trainings that strengthen communities, universities, colleges, organizations and movement-building for sustainable, lasting social change. SALTWATER designs, plans, and facilitates retreats, institutes, leadership development projects, webinars, individualized and group coaching, panel speaking, and long-term contracts in California and nationally. I work with clients to customize trainings based on what issues and content is important for their group/organization. Shreya D. Shah, MPH is a facilitator, healer, artist, and activist. S.D. has over 10 years of experience providing workshops and education. She has worked as a sexual health educator, youth worker, HIV/STD Tester & Counselor, media justice project editor, and facilitator around the States. Shreya graduated from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) with a B.A. in Political Science and Columbia University with a Masters Degree in Public Health, focusing on health inequities, the built environment, and community-based participatory research (CBPR). She is Training for Change's JCJ Fellowship Program Co-Coordinator for Trainers of Color and a member of the Funding Queerly Giving Circle , mobilizing resources for community organizing by and for LGBTQI communities. She co-founded and co-directed the Rhizome Consulting Project before being called to her next chapter with SALTWATER Training & Consulting. S.D. is a certified ThetaHealing Practitioner, supporting individuals to deconstruct 'old stories' to heal and actualize their goals and visions. She integrates a body-based approach into her facilitation & healing work, moving groups through challenging experiences in an embodied, grounded way. She is deepening this capacity as part of a cohort of politicized healers through the Generative Somatics : Somatics & Trauma 2015 Program. Shreya's art and design work shares liberatory, healing messages that can be found locally and nationally, in stores and online.
Topic(s): Facilitation; Human Resources/Staff Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Advocacy; Education
Location(s): Online Classes/Webinars; San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: x
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Website: http://www.saltwatertraining.org



San Francisco Film Society
1445

The San Francisco Film Society is proud to present a full range of Filmmaker Education classes designed to help students at all levels gather the knowledge and skills they need to succeed as filmmakers from concept and creation to execution and exhibition. The program features 20 30 classes per tri-quarterly session, organized to guide students organically through the filmmaking process. Our instructors are working professionals with a passion for nurturing filmmakers at all stages of their careers. Whether you re a filmmaker, film aficionado or seeking professional or personal development, Filmmaker Education will empower you within a vibrant community of artists and unleash your creative energy in pursuit of cinematic excellence. Presented in partnership with Film Arts Foundation
Topic(s): Fundraising; Legal Issues; Marketing/Communications; Technology Training
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: (415) 561-5048
Email:
Website: http://www.sffs.org



Yesenia Sanchez

Soleil Coaching & Consulting
9405

Yesenia Sanchez, Soleil Coaching & Consulting, is a professional coach and arts management consultant based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has over ten years experience working with artists and arts organizations as a financial manager, administrative director, program director, coach and consultant. Previously, she ran one of the largest artist incubation programs in the country and is a founding member of C2Arts –Consultants and Coaches for the Arts (www.c2arts.com). Yesenia has served as a panelist for San Francisco Arts Commission, San Francisco Foundation & Grants for the Arts “Best Practices Series", and the  National Performing Arts Convention. She is a featured author in the newly published Center for Cultural Innovation's Business of Art© book, authoring the chapter on financial literacy for artists. Yesenia believes in an integrated, left-brain, right-brain approach to coaching and consulting uniquely suited for artists and arts organizations.
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Executive Coaching; Fundraising; Facilitation; Leadership; Management Training; Human Resources/Staff Training; Programming; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Volunteer Management
Location(s): Online Classes/Webinars; San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: (415) 216-7625 x
Email:
Website: http://www.soleilcoach.com



Teaching Artists Organized
1449

Teaching Artists Organized, TAO, is a consortium of Bay Area organizations working together to strengthen the field and to enhance the professional development of teaching artists in schools and communities. A Teaching Artist is a professional artist, or arts organization, with skills in both teaching and in the arts. Teaching artists work in a variety of school and community settings. TAO staff and associates provide facilitation and workshops for teaching artists, individual artists and arts organizations. TAO works with a variety of arts and cultural groups to help them identify strategic goals, increase their capacity and to design plans of action.
Topic(s): Management/Strategic Planning; Marketing/Communications
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area; North Coast; South Bay Area
Phone: (510) 493-7533
Email:
Website: http://www.teachingartistsorganized.org



Tech Soup
1461

Connects nonprofits and public libraries with donated and discounted technology products. Offers nonprofits a one-stop resource for technology needs by providing free information, resources and support.
Topic(s): Technology Training
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: 415/633-9300
Website: http://www.techsoup.org



The Simple Dollar

The Simple Dollar
14531

The Simple Dollar is a place where anyone can come to acquire financial information on finding the best products and services, saving money, making smart investments, and controlling personal finances. Think of the The Simple Dollar as a personal finance platform you can use to make better financial decisions and grow your bank account.
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Networking/Field Learning; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Legal Issues; Other; Education
Location(s): Central Valley; Online Classes/Webinars; San Francisco Bay Area; National; North Coast; California Statewide; Los Angeles Metro; Other States/Regions; Inland Empire; South Bay Area; San Diego
Phone: x
Website: http://www.TheSimpleDollar.com



Theatre Bay Area
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Theatre Bay Area is one of the largest and most respected regional performing arts service organizations in the nation. Its membership is drawn from 11 Bay Area counties and includes 300 theatre companies and some 2,400 individual artists. The Bay Area is home to one of the most dynamic theatre communities in the country; the region boasts more theatre companies per capita than any other metropolitan area in the United States, houses the third largest community of Equity (union) actors, and premieres some 200 new plays each year. Theatre Bay Area's mission is to unite, strengthen, promote and advance the theatre community in the San Francisco Bay Area, working on behalf of our conviction that the performing arts are an essential public good, critical to a healthy and truly democratic society, and invaluable as a source of personal enrichment and growth. Visit theatrebayarea.org for more information. 
Topic(s): Fundraising; Management/Strategic Planning; Marketing/Communications; Board Development
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: (415) 430-1140
Email:
Website: http://www.theatrebayarea.org



Visual Aid
1426

Encourages artists with life threatening illnesses living within the Nine-County Bay Area to continue their work. Provides career resources as well as an arts bank and vouchers for supplies, materials and equipment.
Topic(s): Non Profit Job Opportunities
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: 415/777-8242
Email:
Website: http://www.visualaid.org



Marc Vogl

Vogl Consulting
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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 - facilitation - 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
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area; National; California Statewide
Phone: (415) 815-8441
Email:
Website: http://www.voglconsulting.com



Michael Warr

WarrConsulting
14729

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
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area; National; North Coast; Los Angeles Metro; Other States/Regions
Phone: 4156064781
Email:
Website: http://linkedin.com/in/michaelwarrpublic