Jessica Burko - New group helps artists brush up biz skills | Boston Herald

by Ryan Salinetti


Mention: "A new hub for artists trying to mix their creativity with business savvy is holding its annual Marketplace tomorrow in Somerville.

Jessica Burko, a mixed-media artist, photographer and founder and director of Boston Handmade, is holding the event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow in Union Square.

“Our group exists to support creative entrepreneurs in their microbusinesses,” said Burko, 40, of Roslindale. “When you go to art school, you don’t necessarily get any business training. So our group is all about filling that gap.”

Boston Handmade also offers workshops on topics such as how to use social media to market your business..."—by: Marie Szaniszlo

 ARTIST: Jessica Burko, the founder of Boston Handmade, holds up a painting in her South End studio. Photo by: Jim Mahoney

ARTIST: Jessica Burko, the founder of Boston Handmade, holds up a painting in her South End studio. Photo by: Jim Mahoney

Jessica Burko was featured on The Nice Niche in September 2013...

http://www.theniceniche.com/this-week/jessica-burko-artist