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Ira Ono Presents ‘Business of Art’ Workshop

June 19, 2016, 12:00 PM HST
* Updated June 7, 1:05 PM
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Ira Ono

Ira Ono. Volcano Art Center photo.

Volcano artist Ira Ono will offer “The Business of Art” workshop on Saturday, June 25, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Volcano Art Center in Volcano Village.

Ono will help artists navigate basic business principles in this one-day intensive workshop.

From the initial pros and cons of being your own boss to copyright basics to branding your product, you’ll discover what’s right for you and your work.

Ono will provide an opportunity for fine artists and crafts people to gain unique insights, resulting in profitable solutions.

Topics will include: Pricing your Product for Profit, Focus on galleries / Gift Shops, Trade Show Visual Merchandising, Affordable Display Techniques, Fool Proof Presentations, Internet Marketing and Getting Free Publicity.

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Sponsored by the Volcano Art Center, the full-day workshop is $40 for VAC members and $50 for non-members.

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Participants are encouraged to bring samples of their work for Ono to review.

To registe, contact Volcano Art Center at (808) 967-8222 or visit www.volcanoartcenter.org.

Ono is an internationally known artist. His works are found in the Hawai‘i State Art Museum and private collections in the US, Europe and Japan.

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He is the owner/director of Volcano Garden Arts in Volcano Village on Hawai‘i Island.

Ono is the founder of the Trash Art Shows throughout the state and well versed in every aspect of marketing fine arts and crafts here in Hawai‘i and beyond.

For more information about ono, visit www.iraono.com.

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