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Sunday, February 16


Financial Literacy for Artists: Foundation for Growth
Participants will learn how to proactively lay the financial foundation to support an art practice. Dos and Don'ts, organization, compliance, budgeting, and cash flow will be discussed. This is a must for artists who have not thought seriously about studio finances and need a vital primer. It will also provide an effective refresher for artists who have explored these questions and are ready to recommit to their financial literacy. Participants will explore issues unique to artists in Los Angeles.

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Lorene Dixon

President, The Bookkeeping Boutique, Inc.
Lorene Dixon is President of The Bookkeeping Boutique, Inc., a firm she co-founded in 2016 with Stefanie Gallaway. She has over 25 years of bookkeeping experience with a broad range of business types. With clients nationwide, Dixon is a California native, a graduate of UCLA, a supporter... Read More →

Sunday February 16, 2020 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Skirball Cultural Center: Room A 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049


Financial Literacy for Artists: Addressing Debt and Building Credit
What does it mean to be financially healthy? Learn to navigate your financial life with creativity, clarity, and strength, and to create opportunities instead of responding to crisis. Using straightforward language, humor, and artist-centric tools, you will learn how to re-imagine your relationship to money and come to terms with debt, using your creativity to produce progress, solvency, stability, and security. This includes what you need to know to get smarter about how you spend, how you budget, what you save, and how to invest it properly once you're saving.

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Gianna Drake-Kerrison, CRPC®

First Vice President, Financial Advisor, UBS Financial Services, Inc.
Since starting out in the financial services industry over 25 years ago, Drake-Kerrison has provided patient, proactive, and calm guidance to her clients through bull and bear markets, recessions, market corrections and the dot com and housing bubbles. She and her husband, Dee, founded... Read More →

Sunday February 16, 2020 3:00pm - 4:20pm
Skirball Cultural Center: Room A 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049