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A SUPPORTIVE ECOSYSTEM FOR ARTISTS TO ADVANCE CAREER, BUSINESS & PURPOSE.

 

OUR PARTS

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Our consultancy builds capacity to strategize, pivot, and advance career, business & brand. We understand artists, and we understand business. The fusion of these two lenses is what brings you further.

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The residency tangibly impacts our artists career and business trajectories through personalized, structured tracks. This journey occurs in synergy with a collaborative peer cohort that builds community, reinforces accountability, and produces an original exhibition celebrating our program achievements.

Read Our Residency Guidebook.

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WAABEL's core strength is an evolving membership community that, together, cultivates authentic spaces to fuel ideas and bring artists further. This is community, reimagined. Through channels that transcend geography, background, and discipline, while cultivating a living ecosystem of artists creating together. 

Read Our Membership Guidebook

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Our community will leverage technology and digital assets to advance the arts and challenge its status quo. Through partnerships and collaborative planning, we will support innovative marketplace applications that change the landscape on a global scale.

 

OUR DREAMS

 

BUILD CAPACITY TO CREATE IN THE REAL WORLD.

We dream of a barrier-free path for all artists to access top-tier guidance and cultivate creative communities. Our efforts are specifically in service to traditionally underserved and emerging artist communities nationwide.

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OUR ARTIST RESIDENCY

The guided journey for artists & writers to strategically advance.

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Jewelry Design, Mixed-Media

Residency Focus: In-depth exploration of artistic brand and purpose to inform the strategic relaunch of a business.

Photography

Residency Focus: Foundational work on process efficiency and work flow to strengthen business infrastructure and maximize output.

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MEGHAN O'CONNELL

PHOENIX, AZ

Surreal Illustration, Fashion Design

Residency Focus: Strategic expansion of a business through a diversified and more sophisticated product line.

ELLIE STOVER

HUDSON VALLEY, NY

Photography

Residency Focus: Building a framework to strategically plan and execute successful gallery exhibitions.

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EDY SAYLES

PORT ORCHARD, WA

Upcycle textiles

Residency Focus: Product line contraction to re-focus and rebrand an existing product line.

 

OUR COMMUNITY CREATING TOGETHER

 
 

PROUD MEMBER

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"Before WAABEL, I didn't know how to market or brand my work at all. I didn't have the words to describe what I was doing. I've learned what it takes to create a brand."

Dez Esters

WAABEL Founders Circle