Consulting - Side Arts

Artist Consulting

Individual Visual Artist Consulting – building on over eight years of experience consulting for thousands of artists, one-on-one consulting is available (in-person at Center City Philadelphia, by telephone, and virtual meetings). $50 per one-hour session.

Popular topics include creative entrepreneurship, social media strategy, time management, application best practices, and more.

To schedule an appointment, complete this form below.


Todd Hestand

Todd Hestand, Founder, Side Arts, is an independent artist and business adviser. For over eight years he has served as the Manager of the Corzo Center for the Creative Economy where he works with thousands of artists, crafters, and performers. His role includes individual consulting, teaching courses, and developing programs for entrepreneurially-minded artists. Previous experience includes eight years as an executive management consultant and five years in retail management.


“Todd’s consultancy has been an excellent and profound influence on my business and professional profile. He has combined a meticulous assessment of my strengths, opportunities and techniques with a vast knowledge of business, social media and influencing. I have benefited greatly from his observations and resource recommendations. It’s a pleasure to work with someone whose thoughts and ideas are timely and versatile, and whose approach is both low-key and enthusiastic. I always come away from a meeting with Todd with renewed energy and exciting, targeted options.”

Carole Adrienne
CEO/Producer JAMCO Films LLC

“I’ve had the pleasure of working with Todd over the past several years.  His diligence and knowledge are enviable, and I’m grateful to have had the opportunity to receive his help on tuning the branding and messaging of my company and products.”

Mark Brandon
Product Design

“Todd was an amazing business advisor/mentor. The business advice he gave me was invaluable. I loved how his questions and prompts would challenge me to think deeper and strengthen my business objectives. His positivity is also infectious! His supportive and encouraging management style allowed me to flourish and grow with ease.”

Cassandra Hoo
Founder, Bonded Forever Handmade Jewelry

Visual Artist Consulting Form