Make Your Art WORK: An Introduction to Art Licensing

    Event Details
    Carnegie Building Rotunda Room

    This event takes place in person and online.

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    Have you ever wondered how your artwork could be sold in home décor stores across the nation? Companies are regularly looking to license original art to create home products and art prints for mass production. Licensing your art can be a rewarding side business for artists working in any medium.

    Want to know more?
    Join us for this discussion with Anne McFarland Brown, the VP of Product Development at Williamson Home, who will introduce us to the basics of art licensing and product development, sharing insights from her fine arts background to her career in product development, creating home décor collections for companies like HomeGoods, Hobby Lobby, At Home, Burlington, Kirklands, Amazon and Wayfair. She will also be available to review your portfolio to determine if your art is applicable for product categories such as stationary, wallpaper/fabric, wall art, tableware, rugs, pillows, and home accessories.

    5:30 - 6:00 pm - Introduction to Licensing
    6:00 - 8:00 pm - Individual Portfolio Reviews

    Sign up for your Portfolio Review slot with Sign-Up Genius

    Eight 15-minute portfolio review spots are available. If you would like to speak with Anne about your work, but are unable not secure a portfolio review time using the link above, email Liz at to make alternative arrangements.

    During your portfolio review, Anne will ask you about your creative and career goals. Be prepared to share samples of your work that are indicative of your interests, skill, and approach. All media, styles, and approaches are welcome!


    Anne McFarland Brown