Nicole is the Managing Editor of Publications at Orangenius. A veteran arts and culture journalist, her work has appeared in Reuters, VICE, Hyperallergic, Univision, and more.
Struggling to develop the skills necessary to thrive as an art entrepreneur? Educators at the Society for Arts Entrepreneurship Education conference may have some solutions.
Award-winning photojournalist Nic Bothma rose to acclaim photographing South African news stories in the 1990s. Here, he discusses how aspiring photographers should approach their business with the rise of camera phones and social media.
In the third installment of the Business of Art radio series, Tribeca Enterprises CEO Andrew Essex discusses the evolution of advertising and storytelling within the creative industries.
Whether or not you manage to sell your artwork is driven not by the product, but what you do with the product. Artepreneur reviews some of the most crucial factors involved in selling artwork.
In this installment of the Business of Art radio series, chashama founder Anita Durst and Minnesota Street Project CEO Andy Rappaport discuss challenges facing artists working in costly metro areas.
Emmy award-winning production designer Michael Wylie talks to Artrepreneur about climbing the ranks in the TV business, working with agents, and why aspiring set designers should focus on their work ethic.
Being successful in college is about more than getting good grades. That's why Orangenius and Creative Circle have partnered to create the ultimate college guide. Read on to download your copy of "How to Adult: Getting From College to...
New York law affords special protections for buyers of artist multiples, which implies hefty requirements and potential liability for art dealers. Artrepreneur reviews why gallery owners should be careful when selling multiple editions of works.
Presented by Orangenius and [email protected], the first installment of the SiriusXM 'Business of Art' radio series interviews Jenifer Simon, Program Director at CERF+, a non-profit organization dedicated to artists disaster relief. The program focuses on the importance of...
Unfazed by rejection, emerging photographer JP Kadzinski was persistent in his quest for finding gallery representation. Here, he shares why emerging artists should consistently market their work to potential partners.
Used in combination with your artist CV, your artist statement is an opportunity to hook the reader and get them interested in exploring your work. Follow this step-by-step guide to craft your professional artist statement.
The artist CV is an essential tool when dealing with galleries and potential collectors determining whether to invest in your work. Artrepreneur explains how to structure an attention-grabbing artist CV layout.
Artists seeking to get their work in front of gallerists and collectors might consider applying to an open call this summer. From London to Miami, find out what curators are looking for in these four artist open calls and...
Producing work is arduous, expensive and often challenging for Antoine Rose, a fine art aerial photographer that's shot aerial images of some of the world's most bustling landscapes. Here, he goes into detail about how he finances each project,...
If you're an emerging photographer looking for steady work, Wonderful Machine can help you get your work in front of thousands of potential clients. Find out how this monthly subscription service can help you streamline your art business.
NYU's Kimmel Galleries is undergoing a transformation. With an active exhibition schedule and plans to ramp up fundraising, director Pamela Jean Tinnen details her plans to bring the organization into its next phase.
Creative Circle recruiter Brooks Rowlett sifts through hundreds of motion design reels and video editor portfolios each week. Here, he shares his best advice for motion designers and video editors looking to land their next big gig.
The advent of technology is re-shaping the practice of art. These educational institutions, artists, and startups are exploring art and technology's convergence in today's increasingly digital world.
In this ongoing series, we'll review the various documents needed to get your art business up and running. First up: Crafting your artist proposal.
In this ongoing series, we explore the creative roles available in the most unlikely of corporations. Our first installment talks to Patricia Hanna, the Art Director of Related Group.
A celebrity endorsement by JBalvin has set emerging indie brand Collab Store on a path to viral success.
By re-purposing out-of-use properties across New York, chashama can offer artists affordable studio spaces in the city.
Government leaders share their best tips for responding to a Request for Qualifications and landing public art commissions.
Painter Bill Chisholm has grown a successful art business by crafting a formulaic approach to gallery representation.
Find out why Sotheby's Institute grads are uniquely positioned to excel in the art business.
Whether fine art, fashion or advertising photography, Robert Farber has managed to maintain decades of success as an artist.
There are a variety of challenges facing today's art entrepreneur, but they don't have to sidetrack an art business.
Whether you want to collect art or already run an art business, these collecting tips can help you fine-tune your mission.
The launch of creative platform Orangenius drew creatives eager to launch their art business or find rewarding art careers.
Inspired by African culture, Zanzibari ArtWear designer Waridi Valentine says collaboration is key to her art business.
Find out how a freelance creative working as a 1099 independent contractor can make certain tax deductions when they register their business as an LLC.
This week in art news: copyright infringement claims abound, gallery scandals were settled, and industry giants made some big announcements. Here's what your art business may have missed.
Michael Hafftka is among the most prolific artists of his generation. Here, Hafftka discusses his career while offering advice to young artists and art entrepreneurs.
The Tremaine Foundation's Heather Pontonio tells Artrepreneur how students can use career resource centers to launch their art careers.
A successful art entrepreneur understands that an artist business plan is critical for success. Here's a step-by-step guide to create your own.
According to a new report by the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP) the old adage of the struggling artist may officially be a myth. SNAAP’s special report, “Career Skills and Entrepreneurship Training for Artists,” surveyed over 30,000 arts alumni...
Are you on your way to becoming a thriving art entrepreneur? Check out these upcoming art business conferences to increase your chances for success!
We’ve previously reviewed how important it is to craft a bio and resume that details your art career, and today we’ll discuss one essential element that’s sure to make your career stand out: the Artist in Residence. Artist in...
Most artists are used to expressing themselves in creative ways, but fewer understand the importance of expressing who they are in words. In this article, we'll review the creating an artist bio while offering some useful tips on its...
Are you ready to expand your art business? Here's what you need to know about hiring and terminating employees, employee retirement plans and vacation and sick leave.
Just because you don’t possess any artistic abilities – or just because you haven’t made it as an artist yet – doesn’t mean you can’t have a creative, art-filled career. There are plenty of “art adjacent” careers that offer...
Artists successfully running their own art business may be ready to hire an employee. We've covered everything you need to know, from tax requirements to insurance obligations.
In this article, we'll review a key example of publicity and privacy issues, and what you need to know to keep your photography in the clear.
Most artists will tell you that the hardest part of their job is trying to sell their artwork to the masses. Sure, they love the creativity and the freedom being an artist provides, but how can they make a...
Steve Schlackman While forgeries in the online art market are prevalent, art forgeries in the general art market are hardly rare. Art Law Journal reviews what collectors should watch out for, including provenance and appropriate documentation. […]
Chris Reed Recently, Google warned of new methods to remove watermarks online. However, those that do so face larger consequences under DMCA laws. Art Law Journal breaks it down. […]
Steve Schlackman Take these two commonly heard phrases: “I need to copyright my slogan,” or “I want to patent my new idea.” Do you know why they are wrong? We break down the differences between IP laws. […]
Steve Schlackman We previously discussed how owning an original fine art painting, doesn’t provide the same level of ownership as other physical items. In particular, we examined the actions of our hypothetical Executive and how his various uses of an oil painting may have violated the right of the artist. The Executive, with his lack of understanding […]
Steve Schlackman Registering your work with the U.S. Copyright Office is the most effective way to ensure you'll be fairly compensated should your work be used without your permission. […]
Chris Reed Motivated by an upward trend in law enforcement overreach, more and more citizens are wondering whether the First Amendment protects their right to record videos of police activity. […]
Steve Schlackman If you want to register a trademark for products you haven't made yet but are planning to in the near future, you can submit an “intent to use” application. Art Law Journal breaks down the process. […]
Steve Schlackman One question artists, photographers, designers, and musicians always seem to ask is whether they should trademark their name. In many cases, an artist’s personal name is also their company name. That name is a corporate asset with real tangible value, and protecting it is an important business consideration. However, it’s important to understand that applying […]
Steve Schlackman Whenever an artist or writer portrays a living person in an unflattering light, they are likely to receive a letter or angry phone call saying things like “I am going to sue you for defamation” or “you’ll be hearing from my lawyer,” along with plethora of swear words. It sounds pretty serious and scary, but […]