We are creating an engine for Economic Development in Appalachia through the arts
Help us make the Appalachian Highlands a better place to live and work through innovation and entrepreneurship centered around the arts.
To integrate arts and business for the benefit of our region.
Create Appalachia’s goal is to make the Appalachian Highlands a better place to live and work through innovation and entrepreneurship centered around the arts.
We are working to support an environment that will generate new businesses that provide jobs in the arts, and encourage graduates from our colleges and universities to stay in our community. We want to help grow a strong, 21st century creative industry in Northeast Tennessee.
Here’s the latest going on with us at Create Appalachia, and some bits about the amazing creative activity in our region. Do you have a story for our arts and economic development community you’d like to see us feature? Give us a shout!
May 20 and 27, 2021; Learn how to style, present, light, and photograph your pieces to maximize their appeal to curators and potential buyers.
Join us for this two-session, hands-on intensive workshop. Walk away with important knowledge for promoting your creative work!
Create Appalachia’s Arts@Work series presents “Presenting Yourself Professionally: A Basic Marketing Kit in Three Easy Steps”
Creatives of all genres need to be able to market themselves effectively. This workshop will help artists of all types create the three basic items they need to pitch themselves and their work. At the end of the series, you will have created a customized marketing kit
Create Appalachia’s Arts@Work series presents “The Story That Gets You Noticed,” a 2- part workshop for creative entrepreneurs and artists.
March 11 and March 18, 2021 6 PM (online, interactive) Instructors: Dr. Hannah Harvey Tickets $80, Register at https://www.createappalachia.org/education/artsatwork/ APPALACHIAN HIGHLANDS: Dr. Hannah Harvey, nationally known professional storyteller and...
Accelerate your business at Create Appalachia
Coming in 2021! We are recruiting new businesses to become members of our entrepreneurship community, particularly those in digital media and related fields such as Animation, Game Design, Interactive Media, 3D Visualization, Visual Effects, Cinema, and Virtual and Augmented Reality production.
Please contact us to see if your business qualifies and to find out how we may be able to help you grow or accelerate your business.
Incubation and Co-working
The Create Appalachia Center for Arts & Technology (the CAAT) offers entrepreneurs access to private offices, professional work spaces and temporary co-working desks, with access to media production studios, conference rooms and hi-speed internet, for less than the cost of a traditional office. No lease commitment, no utilities.
Do you need access to a video studio with green screen, or motion-capture equipment? How about a fully-equipped photography studio, webcasting suite, Giclee’ printing lab, or photogrammetry studio? The CAAT studios will be available at day rates for companies or entrepreneurs at hourly rates.
Business Start-up Services
From entrepreneurship training, business plan evaluation and mentoring, to technical and design consulting and artist representation, we can help your new business get off on the right foot.
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