by Isabel Lamont & Baruni Sharma

The other week, the world was devastated with the news of fashion designer and creative entrepreneur Kate Spade’s passing. Only three days later, we found out that another creative entrepreneur, renowned chef and travel documentarian Anthony Bourdain, had also died. And what is even more devastating . . .

by Netanel Saso

Visual Arts Reimagined was designed to focus on creative entrepreneurship, and as a current fellow at VAR with a plan to start my own business embedded in the arts, the loss of entrepreneurs Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain really hit home. What always catches my attention are the stories of how small brands rise to success, and the fact that Kate Spade as a brand grew after the creation . . .

by Isabel Lamont

In a recent article on The Atlantic’s website, William Deresiewicz criticizes the modern push towards entrepreneurial art, claiming that it’s putting an end to art as we know it. He outlines the previous labels associated with artists: from the “artisan”, whose art revolved around notions of tradition and craftmanship, to the “genius” that evolved from the individualism of the Romantic Era, and ultimately arriving to the institutionalization of art . . .

by Isabel Lamont

Even in the wake of the twenty-first century, with women nearing equality more so than ever before, we still face much discrimination in our daily lives. One place where this inequity is still clearly apparent is in the workplace. In the grander scheme of the professional world, women experience a significant wage gap: on average, women only make 78 cents to the man’s dollar, though they represent 47% of the workforce . . .

by Danielle Dyen-Shapiro

“The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.”
Stephen Covey (American Educator and Author)

Everyone has a busy schedule, but it is what you do with the time you have that matters. Becoming a successful entrepreneur requires a lot of time, and sometimes there isn’t enough time in the day to just relax. By choosing specific events to attend and planning your day accordingly . . .