April 23, 24, 30 and May 1, 2016 - Want to build a strong brand as a creative business in the areas of fine and performing arts, writing, media and design or another art-based venture? The Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute (AEI) offers an intensive course at Summit Artspace to help your passion thrive. AEI provides 32 hours of instruction and interaction with area art entrepreneurs and business experts. It will also include later work sessions for participants to refine a business plan without additional cost. The fee is $100 for the 4-day institute and is payable in advance online, by mail or in-person. The course daily schedule features 12 learning modules, each with an accompanying work session where participants work in groups with the instructor. Course details and registration are online at summitartspace.org/aei.