Rent-A-Pro: Adriane Dalton

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Rent-A-Pro: Adriane Dalton


45 minute phone call

Adriane Dalton’s Areas of Expertise: 

  • Editing & Proofreading 

  • Writing for Artists (artist statements, object and technical   process descriptions)

  • Interpretive Writing 

  • Pitch Clinics  

  • Grant writing

  • Technical Assistance (alternative, found, and recycled materials)

Adriane Dalton is editor for Metalsmith and Metalsmith Tech magazines, published by the Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG). She is also a maker, writer, curator, and educator based in Richmond, VA. She holds an MA in the history of decorative arts and design from Parsons The New School for Design (2014), and a BFA in craft and material studies from the University of the Arts (2004). She has exhibited nationally and internationally at The Greater Denton Arts Council (Denton, TX), Contemporary Craft (Pittsburgh, PA), Snyderman-Works Gallery (Philadelphia, PA), A CASA Museu de Object Brasileiro (Sao Paulo, Brazil), and the National Ornamental Metal Museum (Memphis, TN).


Rent-A-Pro is a component of SNAG’s Road 2 Success program that makes one-on-one consultations with subject matter experts accessible to artist entrepreneurs. Clients get a 45-minute meeting with an expert specifically focused on the goal(s) that you identify.  Potential topics include marketing, social media, sales, business plan development, branding, pricing, graphic design, web design, bookkeeping, tax prep, search engine optimization, merchandising, finding your customer segment, legal guidance and more.

Whether you are starting out or need help with an existing business, this personalized attention can be just the support you need to achieve your goals.  

  1. After payment is processed, you will be given a pre-call questionnaire to download.

  2. Complete and return downloaded pre-call questionnaire and supplemental materials listed on the form

  3. Schedule your call (Note: Your pro will reach out to you after your completed questionnaire is received.)

Have questions or need help selecting the best Pro for your needs?  Email

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