How to make art into a business? Sioux Falls nonprofit has answers

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The first time Claudia Dail hosted a business class for artists, she could see there was a need for her kind of expertise.

Artists are great at what they do, but in the era of entrepreneur there is plenty of opportunity for creative minds to transform their ideas into a viable business.

That means learning skills in the world of finance and marketing.

“It was very well attended, it was very well received,” Dail said. “I could see these artists were sponges for business information.”

That was in 2014.

Dail has continued to find widespread interest in her business classes among the local artist community in Sioux Falls and recently announced a slate of fall workshops starting in October.

Her educational service, The Watering Can, is offering a day-long class Oct. 20 calls “Nuts and Bolts,” dividing the day up into four sections covering legal considerations, setting up a business in South Dakota, accounting techniques and pricing work…

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