Fall Cohort begins sept. 13th

the dots between 2022 Fall Cohort

The next dots between cohort begins October 1, 2022. This financial coaching program is for artists who have started to bring in more resources than ever before and need to establish the financial and business structures that will support their long term career growth.

Topics include:

-building overall financial literacy in a supportive and open environment of like-minded individuals

-increasing credit to purchase a home or land

-opening retirement accounts or better understanding current investment accounts

-planning for children's education or helping parents

-addressing past debt

-strategies for dealing with uneven income

--restructuring student loans

-having financial conversations with a partner

-utilizing networks and finding new relationships

-structuring fundraising campaigns and other communication strategies

-guest speakers focus on best practices in growing your career for a variety of mediums

Click here to apply. Email with any questions

Fall Cohort begins sept. 13th

2022 Workshop Series

Sheetal Prajapati is a Brooklyn-based educator, artist and advisor. Currently she is the Interim Managing Director at Common Field and works as an arts advisor through her agency Lohar Projects, focusing on public engagement, artist projects, organizational planning and professional development. She serves on faculty at the School of Visual Arts in the MFA Fine Arts program and is the Board Chair of Art and Feminism. Previously, Sheetal spent fifteen years developing public programming, outreach, and artist-centered initiatives at organizations including Pioneer Works (Brooklyn), The Museum of Modern Art (New York) and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.

Sheetal speaks about art and practice, public engagement, and pedagogy across the country in cultural spaces including Residency Unlimited, The Museum of Modern Art, The High Line, Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Creative Time, and University of North Carolina Greensboro amongst others. As an artist, she has held residencies at Wassaic Project (New York), Pocoapoco (Mexico), Strange Foundation (New York), Elsewhere Museum (North Carolina) and Arquetopia Foundation (Mexico).  

As a field advisor, Sheetal has served on review and selection panels for artist grants, residencies and fellowships at organizations like The Laundromat Project, Apex Art, The Joyce Foundation, Pew Center for the Arts and Heritage, and the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts amongst others. Through her agency Lohar Projects, she has worked with clients including Times Square Arts, Grounds for Sculpture, and Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and Eyebeam Center for Technology. Part of her agency's work also includes developing and leading professional development seminars for artists at places like Creative Capital, KODA, and The Joan Mitchell Center. Sheetal received an MA in Arts Administration and Policy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a BA from Northwestern University in History and Gender Studies.  For more, visit