About

Pushing the Flywheel is the official blog of Artist INC, a collaborative partnership of the UMKC Innovation Center and Mid-America Arts Alliance. Originally launched in 2007 as KCArtistLink, with ArtsKC and Charlotte Street Foundation as founding partners, Artist INC connects Kansas City artists of all disciplines to the tools, resources, and opportunities necessary to develop their entrepreneurial skills and strengthen their artistic practice.

This blog serves as an ongoing resource for the 200+ artists who are alumni of Artist INC.  For them, “pushing the flywheel” is not only the final lesson of the Artist INC workshop, it represents the hard work and eventual momentum that comes as they take control of their careers.