Springboard for the Arts

Springboard for the Arts is a nonprofit that has been helping artists with the business of art for more than 40 years.  From workshops focused on pertinent topics such as grantwriting, pricing, and legal considerations, Springboard has long-provided training and education on a wide range of business topics related specifically to the business of being a professional artist.   Covid-19 has presented artists with a particular challenge to their business, the challenge of people not being able to be out enjoying theater or music

"Our programs are really robust... one is supporting individual artists and helping them figure out how to make a living in a life and some of that work looks like professional development workshops that help artists do business planning.


This morning we had the chance to meet and talk with MN artist Nicole Camene.  Listen to our conversation and read a little more about her work to create a temporary public art installation at the new Grand Rapids pedestrian bridge, just in time for the Rural Arts and Culture Summit coming up October 3-5th, put on by Springboard for the Arts.  Check out the