Arming Art Students for Success

Infographic on the challenges facing art students.

This program provides art students and recent grads with an essential tool to make a living doing what they love

Artwork Archive, an online business tool for artists, has launched a program that empowers art students by giving them the tools they need to turn their passion and skills into a sustainable, life-long career.

Making a living as an artist has always been a challenge, but with historically astronomical tuition rates for art students, it is more difficult than ever. Two years after graduation, ninety-percent of art students are no longer working in the field and over fifty-five percent of those students carry significant debt.

“While most programs do a great job at covering the creative aspects of a career in art, not all spend time on the business aspects and oftentimes leave students unprepared,” says Justin Anthony, co-founder of Artwork Archive..

Even if programs do provide business courses, students are often left without the necessary support to run a successful business post graduation. Artwork Archive aims to help students make the transition from graduation to a professional career by providing ongoing and discounted business tools.

While Artwork Archive holds a long-standing reputation as the go-to business and inventory management product for established artists, the educational program makes those same professional tools accessible to students and recent graduates.

The program, now live at artworkarchive.com/students, is not your typical “student edition”. Students get access to all of the tools needed to develop a successful business, such as professional reporting, inventory management, invoicing, contact management, sales insights and a…

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