Crista Cloutier has had a multi-faceted career in the international art world. She has worked as an art dealer, a studio manager, a curator, a course leader, scholar, and is a writer and award-winning documentary filmmaker. Crista has delivered talks and workshops around the world on creative entrepreneurship, crowdfunding, and project-planning. She is the founder of The Working Artist Masterclass, an online professional practices programme for visual artists of all media which has served both high-profile and emerging artists in over 80 countries. Crista continues this work with artists and other creative entrepreneurs while also hostingunique and powerful retreats in the South of France and the UK. Crista lives nomadically.