C4 Atlanta offers professional development classes for artists looking to further their creative businesses and personal artistic careers. Courses and programs are offered on a variety of professional development topics throughout the year.

WarnerMedia Creative Residency

The WarnerMedia Creative Residency program is a year long professional development and studio residency program for women artists and artists of color. Residency artists receive subsidized studio rent, monthly networking meetups, a staff mentor and C4 Atlanta professional development training for a year.


Hatch Training Intensive readies artists to work in community-centric art projects in sustainable and meaningful ways for all involved stakeholders. Accepted artists receive over 40 hours of training over 4 months in art with community and materials to support their ongoing community work. Collaborative group work is expected of artists participating in this program to support building new skills.

Civic Art(ists)

Civic Art(ists) is a two day intense advocacy bootcamp designed to help artists and arts professionals organize and connect to policy related to community issues that they care about. This intensive builds skills to execute grassroots advocacy campaigns.


Ignite is an eight-week training seminar for creative individuals aiming to develop a sustainable business plan. This empowering and interactive experience provides each participant with a complete framework for planning, launching, managing, and sustaining their arts careers, projects or companies.

AIM Atlanta

AIM is a four-week, marketing class specifically designed for artists, administrators, and small arts businesses. Participants will learn how to create a robust marketing strategy while honoring their creative voice and talent.

Website Bootcamp

Website Bootcamp is a four-week, hands-on workshop for artists and arts administrators who want to learn how to quickly build a website.

Financial Literacy 101

Financial Literacy 101 is a hands-on, three hour workshop for creative individuals who want to be more budget savvy and learn better financial stewardship for their projects and businesses.

Fundraising 101

Fundraising 101 is a three-hour workshop to help artists and arts organizations navigate tactics for raising funds in support of their art projects.

Ignite Lite

Ignite Lite is a free one-hour training presentation for creative individuals developing a sustainable business plan. This session is designed to travel to your college classroom, community arts center, and other Atlanta launchpads.

Pop-Up Classes

These one or two day workshops highlight C4’s commitment to partner with outstanding organizations to provide arts entrepreneurs with valuable resources for financial, legal, and strategic investment.

What Arts Entrepreneurs Are Saying

"C4 has made our first year of business less daunting and more fun."

Monica Villavicencio & Stephanie Liu,

Writers and Filmmakers