Non-Profit Incorporation

ADRINE ARAKELIAN: Geographer and documenter of places

Email Address: adrineaa@yahoo.com

Where are you based?: Los Feliz/East Hollywood, Los Angeles

Introduce yourself!: I write about and create mixed media portraits of places. I am a designer, urban planner, geographer with a streak of the artist/writer that needs to be attended to.

What do you need?: Professional Development Coaching, Non-Profit Incorporation

What can you share?: Writing

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

STAR STONE: I am a writer, actress, producer seeking community and collaboration. I also Sing and Dance and do improv comedy.

Email Address: starstonespeaks@yahoo.com

Website: http://hff18.org/4936

Where are you based?: Santa Monica, CA

Introduce yourself!: I am a solo theater performer on a mission to dismantle the patriarchy and disrupt rape culture. I actively use my voice and my art to elevate, educate, and uplift women. I have written, produced and starred in a one-womxn comedy show called #Metoo which recently performed at the Hollywood Fringe Festival. My other skills include poetry ( self-published currently, but seeking publisher) and teaching yoga to youth and adults. I have worked with at-risk youth teaching yoga, and have over 500 hours of teacher training. I love dance, I'm a trained traditional west african dancer and I currently study and perform improv comedy.

What do you need?: Business/Administrative, Website, Grant Writing, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Non-Profit Incorporation, Documentation, Legal, Tour/Travel support

What can you share?: Project Feedback/Critique, Writing, Other (please specify below)

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

Anything else to add?: I am seeking a college booking agent. I am seeking a manager. I am seeking contacts within the LAUSD school system. I am seeking contacts within the college market. I am seeking a videographer to film my stage shows. I am seeking part-time work specific to women's empowerment/youth empowerment or yoga.

MALAYSIA PARRIS: I am an Artrepreneur and Artivist seeking patrons, dope collaborations, and long-term partnerships!!!

Email Address: mzparris29@yahoo.com

Website: http://Instagram.com/LaysiaPrincess

Where are you based?: South Central Los Angeles

Introduce yourself!: I am a Creator. I create in various forms: from performing arts to graphic design, poetry and grad cap designing, I pioneer however necessary as ordered by Creation 👑

What do you need?: Business/Administrative, Website, Grant Writing, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Accounting/Bookkeeping, Production/Tech, Software/Computer Skills, Legal, Writing, Graphic Design/Artwork, Musical Recording/Production, Tour/Travel support, Bodywork/Healing

What can you share?: Professional Development Coaching, Business/Administrative, Website, Project Feedback/Critique, Non-Profit Incorporation, Documentation, Software/Computer Skills, Writing, Graphic Design/Artwork, Tour/Travel support, Bodywork/Healing

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

Anything else to add?: I truly need as many hands on deck as possible! Therr are many projects started and in the idea stage that I'don't love to bring to life. I'm Empire Building and want to bring up those around me. Everybody eats! 

Y ESCRIBANO: Filmmaker/Actress/Dancer/Director

Email Address: baf2005ca@lycos.com

Where are you based?: Santa Monica, CA

Introduce yourself!: I am a filmmaker, dancer, actress, director, veteran!

What do you need?: Business/Administrative, Grant Writing, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Non-Profit Incorporation, Production/Tech, Musical Recording/Production, Tour/Travel support

What can you share?: Production/Tech, Software/Computer Skills, Writing, Graphic Design/Artwork

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

DAHN GIM: I am a multidisciplinary artist based in Los Angeles.

Email Address: dahngim@gmail.com

Where are you based?: Los Angeles mid-city

Introduce yourself!: Dahn Gim was born in Busan, raised in Toronto and now lives and works in Los Angeles. Gim explores a wide range of media and techniques to create her work such as sound, video, textile, drawing, digital prints, sculpture, and performance. Often, ‘humor’ plays a key role to arouse the audiences' imagination and encourage them to voluntarily participate in her participatory performance.

What do you need?: Professional Development Coaching, Website, Grant Writing, Project Feedback/Critique, Non-Profit Incorporation, Documentation, Production/Tech, Writing, Graphic Design/Artwork, Bodywork/Healing

What can you share?: Website, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Documentation, Software/Computer Skills, Graphic Design/Artwork

KAREN ATKINSON: Making Life Better for Artists

Email Address: info@gyst-ink.com

Website: http://www.gyst-ink.com

Where are you based?: Los Feliz, Los Angeles

Introduce yourself!: I am a visual artist who runs a company called Getting Your Sh*t Together/GYSTInk as an art project, working to make life better for artists through information sharing, resources, consultations, software to manage your art career, publications on professional practices for artists and those teaching professional practices classes or workshops. We have over 200 podcasts on DIY strategies for artists and arts organizations on GYST Radio, and have a new podcast called How the Art World Works. We have over 400 pages of free information for artists on our website, an array of support services and connections. I have been teaching for 33 years, 29 of those at CalArts. I am the co-founder of Side Street Projects now located in Pasadena, and former President of the National Association of Artist Organizations. We also have a Pinterest site with tons of information for artists as well. 

What do you need?: Other (please specify below)

What can you share?: Professional Development Coaching, Business/Administrative, Website, Grant Writing, Project Feedback/Critique, Non-Profit Incorporation, Archival, Documentation, Production/Tech, Software/Computer Skills, Legal, Writing, Graphic Design/Artwork

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

Anything else to add?: Time management, consultations on any aspect of being an artist, life planning and goal setting, artist statement and resume/cv review service, grant reviews, cover letters, signing and dating your work, documentation, art work inventory, portfolios, work samples, art school, presentation venues including alternative sites, exhibition forms, checklists and guides, condition reports, crating and shipping, presenting yourself, introducing yourself and your work, galleries, dealers, agents, consultants, PR and marketing, networking, letters of recommendation, proposals and grants, fundraising without writing grants, budgets, contracts and agreements, legal issues, fiscal sponsorship, self-publishing, meetings, negotiation, finding a studio, studio visits and open studios, critique groups, critique groups and reading groups, curating, printing, the internet, estate planning and aging, employment and self employment, business licenses, career options for creatives, starting a business, starting a non-profit, teaching, arts writing, ethics, fame, hybrid practices for artists, residencies, public art, community service, disabilities, health and safety, experimental materials, insurance, finances, keep records and inventories, taxes, pricing your work, bartering and trading, billing and collection, charitable contributions, commissions, loans and other financial options, housing, and lots of forms and checklists. All for free on our website. Only artists work here.

KYM PRIESS: I am a multi-media performance artist / rock singer & musician always looking for like-minded hybrid collaborators.

Email Address: tammytomahawk@gmail.com

Website: http://tomahawktraining.com

Where are you based?: Highland Park / Mt. Washington, Los Angeles

Introduce yourself!: I am a multi-media performance artist, rock singer / musician, film & voiceover actor, the creator/host of rock ’n roll fitness phenomenon <Tomahawk Training>, and an aspiring stunt driver. I am specifically interested in forms that cross-pollinate, vivid imagery and non-traditional spaces. 
I offer a #rocknrollfitness Workout for events - 15-20min or more of pure unadulterated exercise fun! - www.tomahawktraining.com . 
That being said, I don't bill myself as a "dancer" persay, but I'm physical as F#*k and definitely consider myself a mover ;) 
I've lived in a bunch of cool cities / traveled a lot / from Austin originally / believe in your full truth, light & dark. 
Always looking for like-minded individuals/companies to collaborate with (especially in LA!) & more specifically, right NOW I am looking for a team for an Immersive Dance Rock Performance Art Installation Piece I’m currently working on entitled StuntDriver. (Iighting designer, producer, co-director, musical producer, scenic designer and backup dancer/vocalists.

What do you need?: Professional Development Coaching, Website, Grant Writing, Project Feedback/Critique, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Non-Profit Incorporation, Production/Tech, Musical Recording/Production, Tour/Travel support, Bodywork/Healing

What can you share?: Professional Development Coaching, Project Feedback/Critique, Writing, Graphic Design/Artwork, Bodywork/Healing

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

Anything else to add?: Bodywork: I also offer personalized private physical training :) 
And private acting & performance coaching / music video directing.

CHRISTINE SUAREZ: Santa Monica based choreographer, educator & activist.

Email Address: suarezdance@gmail.com

Website: suarezdance.org

Where are you based?: Santa Monica

Introduce yourself!: I am a Santa Monica based choreographer, educator & activist. I am passionate about creating in expected spaces with unexpected people about unexpected subjects.

What do you need?: Professional Development Coaching, Business/Administrative, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Graphic Design/Artwork, Tour/Travel Support

What can you share?: Grant Writing, Project Feedback/Critique, Non-Profit Incorporation, Legal, Writing, Bodywork/Healing

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

Anything else to add?:

NHU NGUYEN: I am a dance artist/visual artist/photographer who is constantly interested in different things at different times.

Email Address: ur.leo21@gmail.com

Website: 

Where are you based?: San Diego, CA

Introduce yourself!: I am a dance artist/visual artist/photographer who is constantly interested in different things at different times.

What do you need?: Professional Development Coaching, Business/Administrative, Website, Grant Writing, Project Feedback/Critique, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Accounting/Bookkeeping, Archival, Production/Tech, Legal, Musical Recording/Production, Tour/Travel Support, Bodywork/Healing

What can you share?: Project Feedback/Critique, Non-Profit Incorporation, Documentation, Production/Tech, Software/Computer Skills, Writing, Graphic Design/Artwork

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

ANTHONY VASQUEZ: musician & educator.

Email Address: anthony.fouronsix@gmail.com

Website: anthonyvasquezguitar.blogspot.com

Where are you based?: San Diego, CA

Introduce yourself!: musician & educator

What do you need?: Professional Development Coaching, Grant Writing, Project Feedback/Critique, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Accounting/Bookkeeping, Non-Profit Incorporation, Legal

What can you share?: Website, Software/Computer Skills, Musical Recording/Production

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

CIERRA POTTS: I am a healer that focuses my counseling education & practices on our abilities to transform & transcend.

Email Address: potts010@cougars.csusm.edu

Website:

Where are you based?: San Diego, CA

Introduce yourself!: I am a healer that focuses my counseling education & practices on our abilities to transform & transcend.

What do you need?: Professional Development Coaching, Business/Administrative, Website, Grant Writing, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Accounting/Bookkeeping, Non-Profit Incorporation, Archival, Production/Tech, Legal, Writing, Musical Recording/Production, Tour/Travel Support

What can you share?: Project Feedback/Critique, Documentation, Software/Computer Skills, Graphic Design/Artwork, Bodywork/Healing (counseling talking sessions)

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

TIM NORTON: musician & creative entrepreneur, teacher, performer.

Email Address: tnorton1@alumni.berklee.edu

Website: timnortonmusic.com and themovescollective.com

Where are you based?: San Diego, CA

Introduce yourself!: musician & creative entrepreneur, teacher, performer

What do you need?: Professional Development Coaching, Business/Administrative, Website, Grant Writing, Project Feedback/Critique, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Accounting/Bookkeeping, Non-Profit Incorporation, Archival, Documentation,  Production/Tech, Software/Computer Skills, Legal, Graphic Design/Artwork, Musical Recording/Production, Tour/Travel Support

What can you share?: Production/Tech, Writing, Musical Recording/Production, Tour/Travel Support, Other (artist management)

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

RAE IRELAN: musician, creator, event producer, instructor, coach.

Email Address: raejirelan@gmail.com

Website: facebook.com/raeirelancreates

Where are you based?: San Diego, CA

Introduce yourself!: musician, creator, event producer, instructor, coach

What do you need?: Professional Development Coaching, Business/Administrative, Website, Grant Writing, Project Feedback/Critique, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Accounting/Bookkeeping, Non-Profit Incorporation, Archival, Documentation, Software/Computer Skills, Legal, Graphic Design/Artwork, Tour/Travel Support

What can you share?: Production/Tech, Writing, Graphic Design/Artwork, Musical Recording/Production, Tour/Travel Support, Bodywork/Healing, Other (performance coaching)

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

KRISTINE SCHOMAKER: artist, art historian and founder of Shoebox PR, the online art magazine Art and Cake and the experimental art space Shoebox Projects.

pEmail Address: artandcakela@gmail.com

Website: artandcakela.com

Where are you based?: Downtown Los Angeles

Introduce yourself!: I am Kristine Schomaker, an artist, art historian and founder of Shoebox PR, the online art magazine Art and Cake and the experimental art space Shoebox Projects.

What do you need?: Professional Development Coaching, Business/Administrative, Non-Profit Incorporation, Documentation, Writing, Bodywork/Healing

What can you share?: Professional Development Coaching, Business/Administrative, Project Feedback/Critique

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

JIHYE HONG: I just graduated and I really love ART!

Email Address: jihye6470@hotmail.com

Website:

Where are you based?: Los Angeles, CA

If you're based in the Los Angeles area, what neighborhood do you call home?:

Introduce yourself!: I just graduated and I really love ART!

What do you need?: Professional Development Coaching, Business/Administrative, Website, Grant Writing, Project Feedback/Critique, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Accounting/Bookkeeping, Non-Profit Incorporation, Archival, Documentation, Production/Tech, Software/Computer Skills, Legal, Graphic Design/Artwork, Musical Recording/Production, Tour/Travel support, Bodywork/Healing

What can you share?: Writing

Are you willing to barter for services?:

Anything else to add?:

LAUREL GREGORY: artist and new graduate!

Email Address: laurelgregory@ucla.edu 

Website: 

Where are you based?: Los Angeles

Introduce yourself!: I'm a recent grad and wannabe-artist

What do you need?: Professional Development Coaching, Business/Administrative, Website, Project Feedback/Critique, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Accounting/Bookkeeping, Non-Profit Incorporation, Archival, Documentation, Legal, Graphic Design/Artwork, Musical Recording/Production, Tour/Travel support, Bodywork/Healing

What can you share?: Grant Writing, Production/Tech, Computer/Software Skills, Writing

Are you willing to barter for services?: 

Anything else to add?

BRIANNE WYATT: I'm a painter who teaches woodworking.

Email Address: brianne0507@gmail.com

Website: 

Where are you based?: 

Introduce yourself!: I'm a painter who teaches woodworking.

What do you need?: Professional Development Coaching, Business/Administrative, Website, Grant Writing, Project Feedback/Critique, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Accounting/Bookkeeping, Non-Profit Incorporation, Archival, Documentation, Production/Tech, Software/Computer Skills, Legal, Writing, Graphic Design/Artwork, Musical Recording/Production, Tour/Travel Support, Bodywork/Healing

What can you share?: Project Feedback/Critique

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely

JULIAN MACIAS: I'm a CSULA student in Studio Art.

Email Address: 1jmacias94@gmail.com

Website: 

Where are you based?: 

Introduce yourself!: I'm a CSULA student in Studio Art.

What do you need?: Professional Development Coaching, Website, Grant Writing, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Non-Profit Incorporation

What can you share?: 

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

CRYSTAL LIU: Artist. I make conceptual art that explores social political issues.

Name: Crystal Liu

Email Address: theredunicorn@gmail.com

Website: crystalliuart.weebly.com

Where are you based?: Los Angeles

Introduce yourself!: Artist. I make conceptual art that explores social political issues.

What do you need?: Grant Writing, Project Feedback/Critique, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Non-Profit Incorporation

What can you share?: Project Feedback/Critique, Graphic Design/Artwork

KATHERINE GENIKOV: I am a multimedia artist with a love for all things crafty, specializing in musical and visual arts, a healer and a enthusiastic art nerd.

Email Address: k.genikov@gmail.com

Website: katherinegenikov.com

Where are you based?: west hollywood, CA

Introduce yourself!: I am a multimedia artist with a love for all things crafty, specializing in musical and visual arts, a healer and a enthusiastic art nerd. I work to bridge the gap between high and low art while building community and pushing for more tactile human interactions amidst the cyber landscape.

What do you need?: Professional Development Coaching, Business/Administrative, Website, Grant Writing, Project Feedback/Critique, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Accounting/Bookkeeping, Non-Profit Incorporation, Archival, Documentation, Production/Tech, Software/Computer Skills, Legal, Writing, Graphic Design/Artwork, Musical Recording/Production, Tour/Travel support, Bodywork/Healing

What can you share?: Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Archival, Documentation, Graphic Design/Artwork, Bodywork/Healing

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!