Arts & Business Council awards more than $7,500 in cash and prizes at the 10th annual Periscope Pitch + Artist Entrepreneur Showcase

Artist entrepreneurs Bryson Finney, Gina Sicilia, Princella Smith, and Martha Morales Purucker receive top awards The Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville  is pleased to announce the winners of the 10th annual Periscope Pitch + Artist Entrepreneur Showcase held at OZ Arts Nashville on September 13. The event was the culmination of this year’s… Read more »

The Artists of the 2023 Periscope Pitch + Artist Entrepreneur Showcase

We’re counting down the days to the Periscope Pitch + Artist Entrepreneur Showcase happening September 13th at OZ Arts Nashville! We first met the talented artist entrepreneurs of the Class of 2023 back in March, the 10th cohort of the Arts & Business Council’s Periscope: Artist Entrepreneur Training program. After making their way through this intensive… Read more »

Meet the Host of Periscope Pitch + Artist Entrepreneur Showcase

NewsChannel 5’s Emmy-Nominated Producer & Reporter Tuwanda Coleman to Host Periscope Pitch The Arts & Business Council is excited to announce Tuwanda Coleman will be hosting the 10th annual Periscope Pitch + Artist Entrepreneur Showcase at OZ Arts Nashville! A native of Cadiz, Kentucky, Tuwanda began her career at NewsChannel 5 – 38 years ago, shortly after… Read more »

Meet the Judges! Periscope Pitch + Artist Entrepreneur Showcase 2023

Registration is filling up for the 10th annual Periscope Pitch + Artist Entrepreneur Showcase happening September 13 at OZ Arts Nashville! Don’t miss this chance to celebrate the business acumen, innovative spirit, and artistic prowess of local artists, makers, and entrepreneurs across an array of artistic disciplines. We are excited to introduce you to the amazing panel of Judges… Read more »

Periscope Expands To Chattanooga with ArtsBuild

ArtsBuild is accepting applications for the inaugural cohort of Periscope CHA: Artist Entrepreneur Training, a business development intensive that empowers working artists from multiple disciplines to see their creative practice through an entrepreneurial lens.  In the recent Chattanooga Music Census, 80% of the local musicians surveyed expressed needing help with small business startup and business… Read more »

Meet the Periscope Class of 2023

The Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville proudly announces the selection of the 2023 class of Periscope: Artist Entrepreneur Training (Periscope Nashville), an annual business development intensive that empowers working artists to see their creative practice through an entrepreneurial lens. In 2023, we are celebrating Periscope’s 10th year of creative entrepreneurship! This year’s class… Read more »

Meet the Arts Board Matching Class of Spring 2023!

The Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville (ABC) proudly announces the selection of 11 business professionals for the spring cohort of Arts Board Matching! This is the first of two cohorts in 2023, continuing ABC’s efforts to expand the reach of this instrumental program that prepares business professionals for nonprofit board service and matches… Read more »

Kate Formway Joins ABC Team as Volunteer Services Specialist

We are pleased to welcome Kate Formway as ABC’s new Volunteer Services Specialist coordinating one of our cornerstone programs: Volunteer Lawyers & Professionals for the Arts (VLPA). Kate has an extensive background in hospitality, workers’ compensation and community volunteer work. A graduate of the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Arts degree, she looks forward to… Read more »