Dr. Amy Kweskin

Founder, Artsightful

Dr. Amy Kweskin shares insights into the business of art through her consulting and coaching practice Artsightful. Working collaboratively with her clients, Amy specializes in developing inspiring and accomplishable strategic plans utilizing methodologies she developed in her work as a professor at Golden Gate University, St. Mary’s College of California, Oklahoma University, and previously as a full-time faculty member at The Art Institute of California—San Francisco. Her strategic tools are shared in the Center for Cultural Innovation publication, Business of Art: An Artist’s Guide to Profitable Self-Employment. Additionally, Amy is Director of Professional Development at Intersection for the Arts where she presents business of art workshops and cohort training programs to artists and administrators of fiscally sponsored projects.

Amy earned her Doctor of Business Administration degree from Golden Gate University and conducted her dissertation research into the Exploration of California worker status law compliance on arts fiscal sponsors and fiscally sponsored arts projects: A case study. Previously, Amy earned a Master’s in Arts Administration from Golden Gate University and Bachelor’s degrees in Cinema/Photography and English from Ithaca College. To bring a balance of emotional intelligence and mindfulness into her offerings, Amy earned a diploma in Neurolinguistic Programming and is a Certified Leadership and Career Coach. Additionally, she incorporates somatic practice into her lifework as a 500-hour certified yoga instructor.