Let’s Meet!

Art Business Networking and Sales Events!

You are not alone. Join your EC art community to connect with special people, learn something new and open the door to more art sales. Each month, Embrace Creatives offers opportunities to come together in person and virtually; bonding and strengthening us as a collective whole with events like Mix With a Maker, Feedback Forum and more.

Due to Michigan’s current stay-at-home directive, until further notice all Michigan-based events will be virtual.

Growth Series: RETAIL SALES

Meet retailers, buyers and a merchandising expert who will share how to do retail right!

About this Event


ANYONE CAN JOIN no matter your location.

Learn new ideas and meet amazing people that will move your business forward. We’ll have a blast and strengthen our arts community.

Ask your questions and get them answered live, during the event.

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RETAIL SALES featuring NORA Detroit, ARC Design Studios, and Colleen Mauer Designs 

Thursday, July 17, 2020 from 5:30 – 7pm EST

*UPDATE: As retail buying and selling has been disrupted, our conversation will also focus on retail 2.0, and what to expect as an artist working with retail buyers.

Sell your art and design via retail stores, trunk shows, fairs & festivals more easily with expert advice and tips. Learn retail basics, how to work with buyers and the best way to display for optimum engagement.


NORA Detroit is a Cass Corridor, Detroit, MI retailer that sells handmade artisan products from books to, home goods, to jewelry.

Amanda Rose is an interior design and merchandising professional who’s specialized in residential and retail spaces. She is dedicated to metro-Detroit and empowering others through education and guiding them to take charge of their surroundings through great design.

Colleen Maur has a BS in Industrial Design from Virginia Tech College of Architecture but 15 years ago transitioned into jewelry and never looked back. She resides and has her own retail store in California but has a bi-coastal company as her jewelry is also created in upstate NY. 

*Starting at 5:00pm we will be unable to provide technical assistance in accessing the livestream.


Join your creative peers every week to discuss challenges, get advice and set weekly goals to stay on track and productive. Vulnerability requested. Kindness required.

Free but donations accepted.

Mondays @ 11:30am EST or Tuesdays 11:30am EST