From the Left: Desiree Taylor, CEF Coach Julie Ann Otis, Laurence Pierce, Johnetta Tinker, Dianne Zimbabwe, Walter Clark, Kristen Belton Willis, Carlos Byron, CEF Program Lead Candelaria Silva, Arthur Collins and Jim Grace (not featured in the photo: Helen Credle and Cassandra Cacoq)

Congratulations to the 10 outstanding artists and solopreneurs selected for the A&BC’s 2017 Creative Entrepreneur Fellowship. This is the third year of this nine-month program, which evolved out of our Artist Professional Toolbox program (2004-2014). More than 75 applicants applied this fall, and the finalists were announced in late November. The 2017 Fellowship kicked off with a successful retreat last month, and each Fellow is now deeply engaged in self-assessment and goal setting, working with their personal coaches and building their overall artistic practices.
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