Where to Startup

for the Alaska Entrepreneur, Innovator and Dreamer

Art as a Business & Made In Alaska Program

This segment discusses art as a business and the Made In Alaska Program, including the key to making a living as an artist, how Made in Alaska or Silver Hand programs can help, how to leverage your location and gaining exposure for your business. Presented by Perry Eaton, Artist.

Speaker: Perry Eaton, Artist


  • What do you think is the key to making a living as an artist?
  • How can the Made in Alaska designation help a new product? [02:49]
  • How does the Silver Hand program differ from Made in Alaska? [03:49]
  • How can rural entrepreneurs leverage their location? [04:32]
  • How do Alaska Native Corporations support entrepreneurs in Alaska? [07:12]
  • What has helped you gain exposure for your business? [08:31]
  • What advice would you give to rural entrepreneurs? [10:12]

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