#SBSchat: How to Make Money from Your Art

Date(s) - 29/11/2017
7:00 pm


The ‘starving artist’ archetype has long been a part of our lexicon and culture, but no longer rings true. Entrepreneurial opportunities exist in the arts and can be particularly interesting for youth looking for an alternative career path. On the next #SBSchat we’ll discuss ways you can take your artistic talent and pass-time to the next level.

Cost: FREE

Where: on Twitter under the hashtag #SBSchat

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Guest Speakers:

Peter McCambridge

Peter, a resident of Quebec City, is a literary translator, fiction editor at QC Fiction, and the founding editor of the Quebec Reads website.


Rob Lutes

Since the release of his first album Gravity in 2000, Rob Lutes has steadily built a collection of exquisite songs that inhabit the intersection of blues, folk, Americana, and the contemporary singer-songwriter genre. A multiple Maple Blues and Canadian Folk Music Award nominee, Lutes’s masterful fingerstyle guitar work and soulful voice bring an unmistakable intensity to his live performances. He released his seventh album Walk in the Dark in September 2017.



ELAN (English-Language Arts Network) is a not-for-profit organization that connects, supports, and creates opportunities for Quebec’s English-speaking artists and arts communities. ELAN members are individuals and organizations from a wide array of artistic disciplines, cultural and geographic backgrounds, and linguistic and cultural communities. Together this network reflects an evolving Québec identity and celebrates the province’s cultural, artistic, and social diversity.


Emily Robertson

Emily Robertson completed a double major in Art History and Studio Arts and earned her Master’s degree in Art History from Concordia University. After spending seven years as an Art Consultant, Emily co-founded Station 16 Gallery in downtown Montreal. The gallery is now at the forefront of the urban art movement, featuring an international roster of artists who are influenced primarily by street art and graffiti.