BridgeLab is PNCA's new entrepreneurial resource and development program for creative people. We offer right-brain thinkers like you education and support in business essentials from budgeting and contracts to marketing and taxes. With programs for students, alumni, and the greater community of artists, designers, and makers, we help you thrive as a creative professional at every stage in your career. For more information visit us on Youtube, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook

BridgeLab Lessons

Bite-sized workshops in business basics to support your life of professional creative practice.

  • LEARN relevant, essential entrepreneurial skills for a sustainable creative career.

One-on-One Advising for Students & Alums

Private, customized mentorship and advising meetings throughout your collegiate and professional careers.

  • FOCUS your vision and goals as a creative professional.
  • CONNECT to the right people and resources to build your own network.
  • ACCELERATE your ideas, projects, or creative career pathways.

BridgeLab Fireside Forums

Share in the stories of successful creative entrepreneurs, alumni and special guests with brief and intimate interviews followed by an open conversation with our audience. Free and open to the public.

  • NETWORK with working creative professionals, local entrepreneurs, and experts in a comfortable and stimulating space.

Creative Professional Resources


Fine Art



Selling Work Online

Creative Small Business


Mar 03 2015, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Intellectual Property + Copyrights: COVERING YOUR ASSETS 1 of 3

Tuesday March 3 // 6-9pm

Do you own the copyright in your work or does your client? Do you need permission to use a company’s logo in your artwork? What should you do if you find someone using your work without permission? Learn the different types of intellectual property that can impact your work, how to use each, and what to do if you find someone infringing your work.

Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design , BridgeLab, 511 NW Broadway, Portland, Oregon, 97209

Mar 10 2015, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Contracts: COVERING YOUR ASSETS 2 of 3

Contracts: COVERING YOUR ASSETS 2 of 3
Tuesday March 10 // 6-9pm

Want to sell a painting, publish a book, land a commission, or collaborate on a project? You’re going to need a contract. This class will teach you the basics of how to create a contract, what different clauses in creative contracts mean, and what to look out for in contracts you’re asked to sign. Don’t get caught feeling like you have to sign the contract you’re given. Know what you’re agreeing to and when to ask for help.

Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design , BridgeLab, 511 NW Broadway, Portland, Oregon, 97209

Mar 17 2015, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Negotiations: COVERING YOUR ASSETS 3 of 3

Learn how to effectively negotiate with anyone: clients, collaborators, bosses, and adversaries. You’ll learn how to ask for what you want, how to figure out what the other side wants, how to take control in a negotiation, and how to say “no.”

Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design , BridgeLab, 511 NW Broadway, Portland, Oregon, 97209

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