Episode 21 WBIN-TV: Art and Business


Episode 21 WBIN-TV: Art and Business

An Emmy winning graphic designer decides to become an artist. Which wins… passion or income? If you’re an artist making money, who handles the paperwork? When cake making becomes an art form. A gallery that sells art but gives 50% to charity. Art and Business. This episode is sponsored by Swaponz. The full 30-minute episode is featured, with separate, and additional, segments on Eliane Markoff, Jim Grace, Joanne Kaliontzis and Paula Kirrane.
Eliane Markoff is founder of Art in Giving. She brings creative solutions to workplace conflicts. Applying her mediation and business skills, Eliane is also a coach to executives to help them improve their communication, presentation and business skills. Eliane is best known for building bridges among organizations and individuals who need to collaborate. 

James Grace is Executive Director of the Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston. Previously he was the Executive Director of the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts of Massachusetts (VLA) from 1998 until 2008, when it merged with the A&BC. Jim has additional experience working with artists and arts organizations in several areas: publishing law, public art, copyright, trademark, nonprofit incorporation. And furthermore, he has experience with mergers, negotiation training, and artist live/work and nonprofit board issues.

Episode 21 WBIN-TV: Art and Business
Joanne Kaliontzis is a graphic designer and artist with Studio51 Design. She began her career creating motion graphics for broadcast and cable television. She has additionally worked with the Discovery Channel, TLC, ESPN, History Channel, HGTV as well as many television stations. Furthermore, she has won a shelf full of awards. This includes two Emmy’s and many Broadcast Designer Awards.  Episode 21 WBIN-TV: Art and Business. 

Paula Kirrane is the owner of The Icing on the Cake. The Icing on the cake is a custom bakery specializing in cakes, cupcakes and cake pops for all occasions. Additionally, they offer cakes for all occasions including birthdays, baby and bridal showers. They also do corporate events, holidays, and furthermore, any other event you can imagine.

Episode 21 WBIN-TV: Art and Business

The Language of Business ® is an independently produced news magazine which mixes in-studio and also on-location interviews with entrepreneurs. To date, the Show has aired on over 90 public access stations in 24 US states. Our recent topics are Branding for Success, the increasing popularity of the Made in the USA label, and also Global Commerce with a Local Touch. Furthermore, we discuss Decoding the Alphabet of Finance and additionally the Business of Sports.

We’re additionally always looking to reach a wider audience. We want to also address the challenges and questions that entrepreneurs face and provide insights that can help them grow their businesses. As a result, we give entrepreneurs a stronger voice, globally, nationally and also in their local communities. The Language of Business ® is additionally a resource for entrepreneurs and others interested in local business growth. In conclusion, there is a lot of innovation in the area and this is most of all an opportunity to additionally highlight the great work that’s being done.

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About Author

Greg Stoller is actively involved in building entrepreneurship and international business programs at Boston University in the Questrom School of Business. He teaches courses in entrepreneurship, global strategy and management and runs the Asian International Management Experience Program, and the Asian International Consulting Project.

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