Access the August 20, 2020 Webinar for Monetizing Your Art and Creative Skills to be a Business

About the Program

Be inspired to take your art and creative skills to new heights during this artist entrepreneur webinar featuring a panel of artists who uniquely monetize their art using today’s tech and opportunities. Moderated by Shakira M. Brown, SBDC at TCNJ Consultant. Presented by the Mercer County Office of Economic Development, the United States Small Business Administration, and the New Jersey Small Business Development Center at The College of New Jersey.

About April Zay
April Zay is a designer, teaching artist, and founder of Hummingbird Arts Studio. Her passion for art began at three years old. Graduating from the FIT with a BFA in Illustration, She started her career in graphic design working for high-end companies, including Lenox China. April teaches art programming for Young Audiences of NJ and Eastern PA, Grounds for Sculpture, The Arts Council of Princeton and others. In addition to being a teaching artist, April crafts fine jewelry, paints and continues to do graphic design work.

About Kortez
I call my art “Esoteric Urbanism” and it not only describes my art, it speaks on my lifestyle, fashion and cultural presence. I can find my art at and at our boutique called House of BAV in East Orange NJ,

About Cathlyn ‘Happigal” Driscoll
Currently an artist (alcohol ink, watercolor, digital & illustration) and instructor at My background includes being an award winning web/graphic/multimedia designer, adjunct professor, associate art director and photographer. I am the graphic design contributor for the Alcohol Ink Society and I serve on the board of directors at the Pacem in Terris Museum in NY state. I am a webmaster for and My nickname is Happigal, happily living in Florida with my husband of 38 years. Learn more