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CFCP Creative Entrepreneurship Festive 50

CFCP Creative Entrepreneurship Festive 50

The Festive 50 is designed to help your Creative career come alive. The CFCP Festive 50 will include thoughts, ideas, tips, interviews, downloads and much more over the next 50 days so make sure you keep watching 🙂

Introducing The CFCP Creative Entrepreneurs Project, Changing Creatives Lives in Rural Communities

Introducing The CFCP Creative Entrepreneurs Project, Changing Creatives Lives in Rural Communities

The Creative Entrepreneurs Project looks at how to develop an online system to directly help the creative sector in Rural Ireland generate employment and sustainability thereby creating jobs within the rural community.

Rural Development and the Arts, Changing Creatives Lives in Rural Communities

Rural Development and the Arts, Changing Creatives Lives in Rural Communities

It seems that since the formation of the new government all the talk within the Arts sector has been around the fact that Ireland doesn’t have a separate Minister or department for the Arts. Now whilst I totally agree with this stance we seem to be spending an inordinate amount of time on talking about it and wishing for change without actually doing or showing how life can be different by using what we already have. As in getting on with things and making a better case by talking “their” language.

But change isn’t some we in the arts are good at

But change isn’t some we in the arts are good at

It seems incredible to me that the Arts sector is so reticent to adopt change. When I say change I am talking about the adoption of business change not creative change as we are still the leading sector in that respect. No, treating art like a business is a taboo, the very mention of the words business and art in the same breath grates in the mouth of most on the artistic side.

Let me tell you a little bit about myself, Ian Oliver from CFCP

Let me tell you a little bit about myself, Ian Oliver from CFCP

Let me tell you a little bit about me Giving people the building blocks to build creative careers Today I am giving a talk in Bratislava, Slovakia.  I was asked by the Slovak Government to present a paper on Developing Talent and my focus is on Creative...
Creative Artists Mentoring Project (CAMP)

Creative Artists Mentoring Project (CAMP)

CREATIVE ARTISTS MENTORING PROJECT (CAMP) October - December 2016 Run By Creatives For Creatives! Book Now!See The Programme! Creative Artists Mentoring Project (CAMP) October – December 2016 €100 A vital component of our CFCP Creative Artists Mentoring Project...