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  1. Welcome to the ArtistsFora! We are a new community of aspiring, emerging, and professional artists living and creating in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State. Enjoy your visit with us, and don't delay in becoming a free registered member. When you join our community you gain access to member-only benefits that connect you with peers, resources to share your work and ideas, keep you informed, and help you succeed.  Our first 100 registrants will receive special recognition as Founding Members.  Click here to sign up today--and Make Art Happen!
    1. Forum Announcements

      This is a 'tech news' sort of board--to let site staff advise members of changes, upgrades, or matters of group interest in relation to the website itself.
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    2. Calendar Events

      If there is an upcoming event you would like the community to know about, first surf over to the Calendar on the Menu and create the item. Events created solely as new topics in the forum will not appear in the calendar system.
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    3. Forum Suggestions & Issues

      Please tell us about any suggestions, features you would like to see, or problems you are encountering with the forum here.
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    4. Opportunities & Advancement

      This is the place to find and list competition calls, funding opportunities, and employment notices.
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    5. Art World News

      What's happening in the world of art? This board serves as the comment section for news articles from our blog, and anything noteworthy that may be of interest to readers!
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    6. Introduce Yourself

      Welcome to the ArtistsFora Community!
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    1. Planning & Development

      Someone once said that "no one plans to fail--they simply fail to plan." This board discusses the arcane world of business & strategic plans, evaluation of process & outcome, and creating a sound future
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    2. Costs & Pricing

      A discussion of the cost of producing works--and determining the fair market pricing
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    3. Underwriting Creativity

      How does one plan for and find the financial streams that support creativity outside of direct sales & commissions? This is the place to question and learn strategies
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    4. Finding Markets

      Art & Works are good--finding them a home with others is better! Discuss various market venues and strategies here
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    5. The Personal Journey

      How does one grow as a person and an artist? A discussion of the philosophy and practice of being human while developing one's artistic vision and life.
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    6. Websites, Social Media, & the Internet

      The Internet is an indispensable part of an artist's brand. This board is the place to share & learn about the rapidly changing world of websites, social media, and online communications strategies.
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    1. Mixed 2D Media

      A main board with sub-groups. Click or hover to see what's inside!
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    2. 3D Media

      A main board with sub-groups. Click or hover to see what's inside!
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    3. Crafting

      A main board with sub-groups. Click or hover to see what's inside!
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    4. Photography

      A main board with sub-groups. Click or hover to see what's inside!
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    5. Video, Light, & Audio Production

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    6. Expressive Entertainment

      A main board with sub-groups. Click or hover to see what's inside!
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    1. The Pub

      This is the place for any discussion outside of arts--whatever you like. Please though, keep political discussion to a minimum.
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    2. Trade & Sell

      A board for materials and stock that a a member wishes to sell or trade to others. This is not meant to be a classified section for individual finished works & goods.
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    3. Wanted

      Need special materials or something that someone else in the community might have? Need help with a special project? Post it here!
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    4. Test Board

      Want to test a forum feature or special formatting options? The "Test Board" is a sandbox in which to play! Everything posted here is deleted weekly.
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