Take your Art & Design Practice to the next level

Join ArtSHINE’s Launch Pad + Accelerator; specialist programs for ART LICENSING.

ArtSHINE industries is now offering six (6) and twelve (12) month Launch Pad + Accelerator specialist programs with a focus on art licensing and brand commercialisation.

These programs are available to selected artists, designers, and creative industries professionals interested in offering their designs and art work for licensing at international SURTEX and Brand Licensing Europe trade show exhibitions.

ArtSHINE offers a flexible, practical, and real-world approach to entrepreneurial education programs tailored specifically to commercially minded and innovative creative industries professionals. With formalised training programs designed to take creative industry professionals from concept to commercialization, ArtSHINE’s Launch Pad and Accelerator programs are available to selected artists, designers, and creative industries professionals who are interested in starting their art licensing journey.

The Launch Pad and Accelerator programs use action learning’ principles (learn by doing), providing support, templates, tools, and resources, along with delivery of our proprietary Quantum Compass OPIC business and action planning systems, and regular workshops. 

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST are open now. This accelerator program culminates in a five (5) day mission to international art licensing trade show expositions SURTEX in New York, or BRAND LICENSING EUROPE in London.

Here’s your chance to connect with, and learn from, successful licensed artists and designers. Express your interest to find out more.

Are you an innovative Creative Industries Professional?What would you like to achieve?

  • Take my creative art & design practice to a commercial level
  • Plan and launch my new creative venture
  • Transition from full time employment to creative self-employment
  • Generate a sustainable income by licensing my existing work
  • Take my creative venture and artwork overseas
As a creative professional it’s always hard keeping up with all the changes and pressures in today’s fast paced world, let alone finding the time to devote to sales, marketing, systems development, business planning and team management.

And all that while working in, and operating, your art practice… all day… every day!

As part of an ArtSHINE Launch Pad or Accelerator program we provide you all the skills, experience, and support you need to take your creative practice to the next level.

Talk with us now and we’ll show you how ArtSHINE can work for you.

ArtSHINE Art Licensing Accelerator at SURTEX New York

ArtSHINE offers a flexible, practical, and real-world approach to entrepreneurial education programs tailored specifically to commercially minded and innovative creative industries professionals. With formalised training programs designed to take creative industry professionals from concept to commercialization, ArtSHINE’s Launch Pad and Accelerator programs are available to selected artists, designers, and creative industries professionals who are interested in staring their art licensing journey.

The Launch Pad and Accelerator programs use ‘action learning’ principles, providing support, templates, tools, and resources, along with delivery of our proprietary Quantum Compass OPIC business and action planning systems, and regular workshops. 

ArtSHINE offers regular intakes. We are always seeking commercially minded artists, designers, and innovative Creative Industries Professionals looking to formalise their creative practices and generate ongoing income streams by connecting to experts, networks, supporters, patrons, and capital.

Here’s your chance to connect with, and learn from, successful licensed artists and designers. Express your interest to find out more.

How can we help you?

“Access more. Achieve more.”

Cofounders Vinh Van Lam and Stuart Horrex bring decades of hands on, real world experience to ArtSHINE industries.

ArtSHINE offers a flexible, practical, and real-world approach to entrepreneurial education programs tailored specifically to commercially minded and innovative Creative Industries Professionals.

As a creative professional it’s always hard keeping up with all the changes and pressures in today’s fast paced world, let alone finding the time to devote to sales, marketing, systems development, business planning, and the long term strategy for your creative practice. And doing all that while continuing to create your work and manage your income too.

As the world moves faster and faster, getting ever more demanding and competitive, it’s becoming a more difficult and demanding time for artists, designers, and Creative Industries Professionals.

But despite these challenges, there’s never been a time of greater opportunity…

As an ArtSHINE Launch Pad or Accelerator participant you’ll get access to the training, the systems, the mentoring, the expertise, and the coaching you need to create a sustainable enterprise that supports you in your creative practice. You’ll be able to scope and define income generating activities, clarify your purpose, and define what success means to you.

As part of the ArtSHINE community you’ll find inspiration, connection with other like minds, you’ll develop the entrepreneurial skills you need, and tap into the real work experience of mentors, experts, and successful practitioners.

Plus you’ll get the support you need to make your creative dreams a reality.

Do what you love to do…honour your creative spirit… and let it “Shine” with ArtSHINE.

Who is ArtSHINE?

ArtSHINE industries is Australia’s independent Creative Industries Enterprise Acceleration Platform + Launch Pad identifying, empowering, advancing, and funding commercially minded and innovative Creative Industries Professionals who focus on art, craft, artisanal making, design, fashion, entertainment, photography, music, writing, film & television, digital technology, and games & interactive content.

ArtSHINE is a community of creative people who share ideas, experiences, and knowledge to improve their creative and entrepreneurial skills. We believe greater success comes through engaging with each other as we work (independently, but not alone) to create our own ventures in the spirit of collaboration and mutual encouragement.

Inspired by working with 100’s of creative clients over more than a decade, ArtSHINE has developed a proven system of business empowerment and entrepreneurial education for Creative Industries Professionals. It’s a system and planning process resonating with Creative Industries Professionals because it’s specially designed with creative passion in mind.

Make Tomorrow Today

FIRST STEP includes:

  • Quantum Compass Coaching
    • Group online for 6 months
  • ArtSHINE Licensing Page
    • 12 month subscription
    • 30 upload limit
  • Art Licensing Manager
    • 6 months
  • ArtSHINE Licensing Artists Facebook Group
  • Representation at SURTEX, New York
    • Online catalogue; name & artworks
    • Licensing Artist Folio
      • Optional (additional cost) 

LAUNCH PAD includes:

  • Quantum Compass Coaching
    • Personal coaching: 1:1 for 6 months
  • ArtSHINE Licensing Artist Page
    • 12 month subscription
    • Unlimited uploads
  • Art Licensing Manager
    • 12 months
    • PR, representation, & support
  • ArtSHINE Licensing Artists Facebook Group
  • Representation at SURTEX, New York
    • 100 x 60cm designated wall panel
      • Name & artworks
    • Licensing Artist Folio
      • Discounted upgrades available
    • Pre and post SURTEX marketing support

ACCELERATOR includes:

  • Quantum Compass Coaching
    • Personal coaching
    • 1:1 for 12 months
  • ArtSHINE’s OPIC business model
    • OPIC business plan process
    • Support for 12 months
    • ArtSHINE’s OPIC business model: Systems & processes
  • ArtSHINE Licensing Artist Page
    • 12 month subscription
    • unlimited uploads
  • Art Licensing Manager
    • Full program & support
    • 12 months
  • ArtSHINE Licensing Artists Facebook Group
  • Representation at SURTEX, New York
    • 1 x 2.4m designated branded wall panel
    • Name & artworks
    • Printed Licensing Artist Folio
      • Discounted upgrades available
    • Pre and post SURTEX marketing support for 12 months

Who is ArtSHINE industries?

We’re here to empower you to create a meaningful, viable, and sustainable creative enterprise.

ArtSHINE industries is Australia’s independent Creative Industries Enterprise Acceleration Platform + Launch Pad identifying, empowering, advancing, and funding commercially minded and innovative Creative Industries Professionals who focus on art, craft, artisanal making, design, fashion, entertainment, photography, music, writing, film & television, digital technology, and games & interactive content.

Founded by Vinh Van Lam and Stuart Horrex, ArtSHINE industries is on a dynamic and inspiring mission to accelerate the success of commercially minded Creative Entrepreneurs around the world, and to make a determinative contribution to Creative Economies.

ArtSHINE is always seeking commercially minded artists, designers, and innovative Creative Industries Professionals looking to formalise their creative practices and generate ongoing income streams by connecting to experts, networks, and capital.

We offer you a flexible, practical, and real-world approach to entrepreneurial education programs tailored specifically to commercially minded and innovative Creative Industries Professionals.

Come join with us as we innovate, create, share bold and engaging work, enrich creative practices, advance sustainable enterprise, and strengthen local communities.

Register and express your interest in one of our Launch Pad or Accelerator programs today.