Artist Marketing Workshop

Your Roadmap to Selling Your First $1000 of Art

November 11-13, 2021

Livestream and On-Campus Options Available
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In this revolutionary workshop you will learn:

How to produce a sellable series of work

Ways to create products using your artwork

How to develop your artist brand

How to promote your artwork both locally and online

Are You Ready to Make Money with Your Art?

Discover the steps that professional artists take to create, promote and sell their work to an audience from Elli and Dimitra Milan along with their marketing and media teams.

This 3 day workshop will focus on creating and selling your first $1000 in artwork and give you a roadmap to follow in order to scale your business. Each day will start with marketing talks designed to help you break through your barriers and launch your artist brand and end with mastermind style group discussions to help work through your marketing goals.

Topics of Discussion:
○ How to Create Sellable Artwork
○ How to Price Your Work
○ Creating Products at Different Price Points
○ Developing a Personal Artist Brand
○ Communicating Your Brand Through Imagery and Text
○ How to Create Websites that Sell Art
○ How to Build a Local Market
○ Creating a Content Strategy that Works for You

Reserve Your Spot

Reserve Your Spot for This Inspirational 3-Day Marketing Workshop:

November 11-13, 2021
Milan Art Institute - near to Athens, GA

Through This Workshop You Will:  

  • Form a deeper understanding of marketing that will help you grow your artist brand
  • Learn amazing strategies that will sell your paintings to a larger audience
  • Create connections that will last a lifetime with people who love creating art as much as you do.

Two Ways to Experience this Workshop

On-Campus Experience


Only 12 Spots Available

  • Learn from Elli, Dimitra, and their team in person
  • Be involved in the mastermind discussions each day
  • Lunch provided each day
  • Make long-lasting connections with other artists
  • Receive lifetime access to the recording of the workshop

Begins at 9:30am EST each day with an hour break for lunch and ends at 4:00pm EST

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Livestream Experience


Unlimited Availability

  • Stream the entire workshop from anywhere in the world
  • Chat with other artists on our platform
  • Ask questions about the presentations
  • Listen in on the Mastermind discussions
  • Receive lifetime access to the recording of the workshop

Begins at 10:00am EST each day with an hour break for lunch and ends at 4:00pm EST

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Workshop Schedule

Day 1

Identifying Your Market

Choose an Audience

Develop Visuals for Your Audience

Determine Your Position

Day 2

Creating Your Product

Choosing a Product Type

Creating a Production Process

Branding Your Product

Day 3

Promotion & Sales

Finding Market Places

Communicating Your Brand

Selling Your Products

Workshop Teachers:

Dimitra Milan

Dimitra generated over a million dollars of artwork sales by the age of 15. Her success is a result of learning at Milan Art Institute and her paintings are collected world-wide. Dimitra is pioneering a new age of artist influencers on social media, spreading beauty across the entire planet. She is now a mentor and co-owner at Milan Art Institute and passionate about equipping artists to change the world with their art.

Elli Milan

Elli has sold more than 10,000 pieces of art throughout her thriving career as a professional artist for the last 25 years. As the founding owner of Milan Art Institute, she has transformed the lives of thousands of artists all over the world, helping them find their voice, and turn their passion for art into a profession. Elli is a leading voice of the current Art Renaissance.

Jake Dunn

As one of the board members of Milan Art, Jake applies his knowledge in modern marketing, technology, business, and unique artistic skills in groundbreaking ways to grow not only our company, but Dimitra’s personal brand. Jake is passionate about helping artists reach their true potential. He has spearheaded our social platform, Milan Art Club, as well as Milan Art’s own reality tv show: The Outstanding Artist.

Josh Lyon

A true marketing expert and a proven leader, Josh has been instrumental in developing and growing the Milan Art Store into a profitable arm of the Milan Art brand. With expertise in marketing, advertising, sales, ecommerce, and communication, not only can he develop big ideas, but he can put the systems in place to make them happen. Josh has a passion for finding people’s strengths and bringing them to light.

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What’s Included in the On-Campus Workshop?

Note taking materials & pens

Lunch each day during the workshop

Participation in Mastermind Discussions

Note: Please bring any devices with marketing materials that would help as you work through these sessions. Room and board is not included in the on-campus price of this workshop. If you would like to stay with us, you can check our accommodations here.
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Where is the Workshop?

Discover your purpose for art in the middle of a magically lush forest. Located between Athens and Atlanta is the beautiful campus of Milan Art Institute. You’ll be learning inside the incredible 5,000 sq. ft. studio on the school grounds.
Our Address: 2276 Highway 82, Statham, Georgia 30666

Stay with us!

Planning to attend your workshop in-person? Now you can fully immerse yourself in our artist culture by staying on campus!
Check our available rooms for this workshop here:
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Milan Art Institute is a place where passionate hearts and creative minds come together to bring visions to life. The founders, John and Elli Milan, have been successful artists for over twenty five years each and have made a living during that entire period solely through art. Their daughter, Dimitra Milan, became a professional artist, and at the age of fifteen, had generated over a million dollars through the sales of her own artwork. The Milans’ works have been featured in galleries across the world. And now, they are sharing their insights about the art industry with everyone. They have rallied a dedicated and incredibly talented group of individuals to fulfill the dream of inspiring artists all over the world. The Milan Art Institute team is completely devoted and fully committed to helping artists live out their true purpose. 

Milan Art Institute has turned a passion into a profession for hundreds of students. Both beginners and professionals come here to master skills, learn new techniques, and join an ever-expanding community of artists. Milan Art Institute is here to enlighten and educate a worldwide audience about the transformational power of the visual arts.

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Have Questions?

Check out this FAQ to see if we already have the answer.

There is no need for Mastery Program students to take this workshop unless you are in the first half of the curriculum and you want to learn how to sell your first $1000 in art right now as you go through the program.

In the Mastery Program, we dedicate 8 weeks to in depth marketing for someone who has found their style and voice and wants to build a profession. This workshop is dedicated to artists who are still experimenting and looking for a side hustle or have never sold their work before. This workshop is a road map to making your first $1000 in sales.

This is a marketing workshop and we will be discussing your production, brand, and promotion. Please bring any relevant materials that you have used in the past or are currently developing to market your art. Also bring any device you prefer to work on, whether it be a laptop, tablet, or phone.

Workshops will be held at Milan Art Institute close to Athens, GA.

Our exact address: 2276 Highway 82, Statham, Georgia 30666

Room, board, and transportation are not included in the price of the workshop, however we do offer accommodations here on campus if you would like to stay with us. You can see available rooms here.

If space is not available, we recommend staying in the historic town of Athens, GA. Athens is a fun and lively town with lots to do at night after the workshops, plus it's only 20 minutes from the Institute. We will be providing lunch each day during the workshop, so you don’t have to worry about that.

Lunches will be included daily at the workshops. If you have any food allergies or diet restrictions it might be a good idea to pack your own lunch for the day. You can also email [email protected] and let them know about any specifics.

If, for any reason, you need to cancel your attendance to the workshop after you’ve registered, you can get a full refund within 24 hours of your purchase. After this time period is over, you can apply the workshop fee to any other workshop or product (including the Mastery Program) Milan Art Institute offers. However, you must inform us at least 72 hours before the workshop to be able to transfer the credit to another workshop or product.

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