University Relations and Communications

Sheri Jarvis of Montana Artrepreneur Program Presents ‘Business of Art’ workshop

Montana Artrepreneur Program

The free workshop will be held Friday, April 15, 2-5 p.m., in the Liberal Arts Building, room 205


April 14, 2016



Leanne Gilbertson, Northcutt Steele Gallery, 657-2903
University Relations and Communications, 657-2266     


MSU BILLINGS NEWS SERVICES — Sheri Jarvis, director of the Montana Art Council's award-winning Montana Artrepreneur Program (MAP) will offer an overview of the Business of Art during a free workshop on Friday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. in room 205 of the Liberal Arts Building on the Montana State University Billings campus.


The workshop is open to all MSUB students, faculty and staff, as well as the community.


MAP is a unique program to help artists develop a sustainable business in the arts that is taught by working artists to artists. The program is specifically designed to address the isolation practicing artist may feel by forming regional networks of creative professionals throughout the state.


Jarvis has a degree in organizational communication and fine art from MSUB. She grew up in Glasgow and is a practicing artist. Jarvis has owned and operated a seasonal bakery and coffee shop in Virginia City for eight years in addition to directing the MAP and serving on a number of state cultural boards.


For more information on the Montana Artrepreneur Program visit the Montana Arts Council’s website


For questions or more information please contact Leanne Gilbertson, Director of Northcutt Steele Gallery,; (406) 657-2903.