Coaching Sessions for Artists

Pursue Your Passion with Guidance from YES

Whether you’re starting out or trying to expand an existing venture, our dedicated Artists’ Coach can help you move your creative practice or business in the right direction.  Through personalized one-on-one or group coaching (be it occasional or on-going in nature) you can get the guidance and support you need to make it in today’s competitive cultural industries.

We can help you develop competencies in a number of key areas, including  strategic career/business development; marketing and public relations; event and project management; fundraising and grant writing; audience and network development; time management; and other topics important to artists.

Artist Coaching


One-On-One Artist Coaching Consults - Free
15-minute sessions to determine which YES services will best meet your needs (new clients) OR to address one or two issues relating to your creative practice/business (existing clients.)
By appointment only.

One-On-One Artist Coaching Appoinments - Free*
60-minute sessions to brainstorm, discuss, strategize, critique, evaluate and engage in meaningful progress as you work towards realizing goals related to your creative practice or business.  Available in-person, via on-line web conferencing, or by phone.
By appointment during business hours only

Group Coaching for Artists - Free*
Bi-weekly sessions, hosted and moderated by the YES Artist Coach, this informal open coaching block offers the benefits of coaching and peer support all in one. Encouraging  group and individual learning through the exchange of ideas, information, resources and strategies between peers working towards careers in the arts and/or in arts-entrepreneurship, this session is available on a first-come, first-served basis and will cover the following themes:

Networking: Jan 12, Feb 23, Apr 6, May 18, Jun 29, Aug 10
Goal Setting & Time Management: Jan 26, Mar 9, Apr 20, Jun 1, Jul 13, Aug 24
Social Media: Feb 9, Mar 23, May 4, Jun 15, Jul 27


* For this service, participants are required to have opened a client file at YES.
No registration required:  Thursdays (11:00 AM – 12:30 PM)  No latecomers permitted!

* For this service, participants are required to have opened a client file at YES.
More Info
For more information or to book any of our Artists’ Program services, please call Anna Viegas, Entrepreneurship Adminstrative Assistant at 514.878.9788 ext. 316 or email aviegas@yesmontreal.ca