Northern Colorado Center for Arts Entrepreneurship
Our Mission and Vision
Supported by the UNC College of Performing and Visual Arts, the purpose of the NOCO Center for Arts Entrepreneurship is to strengthen the connection between the Northern Colorado arts community and the university. The NOCO Center for Arts Entrepreneurship values innovative ideas, the advancement of knowledge, and creative energy for all Artist-Entrepreneurs. The CfAE nurtures the arts entrepreneurship culture of the University of Northern Colorado and furthers learning for both active students and alumni.
The NOCO CfAE’s impact expands UNC’s reputation for artistic and academic excellence by realizing a connected NOCO arts community, inspiring new creative questions and explorations, and advancing the careers of students, alumni and community artist-entrepreneurs.
Questions about how to take your creative ideas to the next level? Need help refining and organizing your portfolio? Want some feedback on your marketing and promotional materials? The Center for Arts Entrepreneurship Student Hours are open to all PVA students every week for free feedback and help on your creative enterprise ideas, career goals, job application materials, self-promotion, and more! We are here and excited to help!
WE BELIEVE IN:
- Energizing creative, innovative thinking.
- Fostering connections, networksand community building.
- Nurturing sustainable, fulfilling arts careers for the21st century’s creative economies by amplifying artists’ identities, motivations, strengths and skillsets.
- Cultivating effective arts advocacy and community leadership, andexploring new paradigms to sustain a competitive edge in a rapidly changing arts industry.
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CFAE Student Hours
Come visit our student hours for help with portfolios, resume writing, networking, professional development and more!
October 23, 2023
Arts Entrepreneurship Foundry Schedule
Schedule of sessions for Arts Entrepreneurship Foundry 2023
September 18, 2023
Arts Entrepreneurship Foundry
September 23, 2023 | 12-5pm
What do you do with all that creativity?!
A free series of arts entrepreneurship workshops and talks led by PVA faculty and staff on portfolio building, resume and cover letter writing, branding, self-promotion and marketing, contracts, and more! Featuring Center for Arts Entrepreneurship Distinguished Speaker, Armando Silva, who will be offering a talk and workshop on Unpacking the Portfolio! Open to all PVA undergraduate and graduate students! Snacks and coffee provided.
Distinguished Speaker Series
Armando Silva, Visual Artist
September 23 | 1 - 2:30pm (Part of Arts Foundry)
Distinguished Speaker Series
Tony Garcia, Executive Artistic Director of Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center
Arts Inertia: Art in motion stays in motion...
Fri, Sept 27, 2024 | 7:30pm
Campus Commons Performance Hall & Lobby
An exhilarating showcase of PVA’s inspiring student performers and visual artists. Students take the stage and the showroom to share their work with the community and to compete for cash prizes and the attention of some of Northern Colorado’s most notable artist entrepreneurs who will be “talent scouting” at this event!