Big Table Art Retreats are for you if you’re ready for personal,
focused attention on you and your goals.
What are Big Table Art Retreats?
At these 2-day Art Biz Coach events, we shine the spotlight on your business in a masterminding, small-group format. You receive homework to help you prepare and make the most out of our time together.
This is an opportunity to get personal feedback from Alyson at an affordable rate and in a fun place to visit!
The maximum number of attendees is capped at 30 because we want these to be intimate gatherings where you get plenty of personal attention.
Our 2017 locations are:
- Santa Fe, NM April 13-14
- Reston, VA June 8-9
- Portland, OR Sept 7-8
(If you want to know why it’s called “Big Table,” scroll down to the bottom of the page.)
Who will be there?
Big Table Art Retreats are a benefit of membership for my Art Biz Inner Circle members, and we open up available slots to other high-performance clients outside of the Inner Circle. That’s where you come in.
What is masterminding? What can I expect?
You will have a little homework so that you come prepared to hit the ground running.
Look at your goals and projects for the next 3-12 months and decide where you can use the most help. You don’t need to know that last part in advance. Alyson will walk you through a multi-step process to help you narrow it down.
You’ll be divided into a small group – your mastermind group – to get help from others.
We’d love to give you an exact schedule, but what fun would that be? Alyson will teach along the way as topics present themselves. She likes to allow plenty of time to respond to these questions that come up over the course of the two days.
First up is Santa Fe.
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Since Santa Fe is first, here’s the scoop.
Our meetings will be held at the historic La Fonda on the Plaza. We have a room block available first-come, first-served @ $159/night.
What’s the Santa Fe schedule?
Wednesday, April 12 @ 4:00 pm – if you arrive in time
- Complimentary Docent Tour of La Fonda
Thursday and Friday, April 13-14
- 8:15 am Coffee & Networking
- 9:00 am -12:30 pm Meeting
- 12:30-2:00 pm Lunch (included)
- 2:00-5:30 pm Meeting
Alyson will give you homework well in advance to help you prepare for the retreat.
Ready to Sign Up?
We ask that you fill out a short application to tell us a little more about you and your business so we can make sure you’ll be a good fit for the group.
Participation is by application only. We’re looking for serious artists who have high-level intentions for their art, careers, and businesses.
As soon as we reach our maximum of 30 people, we will close registration.
Just click this link to apply to Santa Fe >>>
Your investment is $497.
Payment will be taken after your application is approved.
Can’t come to Santa Fe?
Maybe our other locations and time work better for you.
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I’m interested in coming to the Reston, VA retreat!
Registration opens mid-April for this June 8-9 retreat outside of Washington, DC.
I’m interested in coming to the Portland, OR retreat!
Registration opens mid-July for this September 7-8 retreat in downtown Portland.
Wanna know why it’s called “Big Table”?
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About the Big Table
Alyson explains it like this …
I have a dream.
It’s a home with an extra space for artists like you who might drift in and out. Maybe you’re here in Colorado on vacation or maybe you come to work or maybe you just come to hang out with me.
It’s kind of an Artist B&B/Residency combo. Hey, it’s a dream. I’m kinda fuzzy about it right now.
You come to my home and make art during the day. Then, I invite some artist friends I think would be fun for you to hang out with for the evenings. That’s when we sit around a big table and talk about art and big ideas over a beautiful meal.
Right now, I don’t have the extra space for an official B&B, so I’m trying out tables in other locations.