Business of Art Cohort helps artists learn to both create and profit

Worcester artist BrujaTheVillain, says “it took me 25 years to develop my style.”  

As such, Bruja has had an independent outlook as a self-taught interdisciplinary artist, activist and mentor who works in film, visual arts and spoken word poetry. Their works of art and live performances have been featured and received honors from numerous venues and art galleries across New England and New York. An exhibition last summer at the Worcester PopUp, “The Baggage Claim,” proved to be a success, they said.

“I’d say I’ve paid my dues.” 

Still, “I do have to sit down and look at my bills and budget how I am going to survive the month,” they said.  

So Bruja decided to participate in the first  Business of Art Cohort funded by the Greater Worcester Community Foundation’s Creative Worcester Initiative in partnership with the Barr Foundation.

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