Are you ready to expand your creative business? Here's what you need to know about hiring and terminating employees, employee retirement plans and vacation and sick leave.
Want to keep your graphic design portfolio fresh? Avoid work for hire agreements, which could prevent you from retaining the right to display your work.
For the majority of U.S citizens, the latest and greatest art pieces are not easily accessible. Many of the latest and greatest works are lying in storage areas at galleries or museums, rarely shown without an appointment or as part of someone's private...
What happens to artwork when artists or art collectors divorce? We discuss the various obstacles to overcome, including equitable distribution, copyright and Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA) considerations and getting an art appraiser.
It's common to see art fair visitors snapping photos of artworks for Instagram, but does the practice constitute copyright infringement, or is it fair use?
Copyright infringement lawsuits can be time-consuming, which not surprisingly, means they can also become very expensive. Find out how you can win attorney's fee's to make initiating a copyright lawsuit easier.
The capital of the global art market, artwork sales in New York often impose hefty taxes on the purchaser – unless one of the several clever loopholes are employed. Amid allegations that several prominent galleries and collectors were employing tax evasion schemes...
In his new exhibition, Richard Prince has taken other people's Instagram photos and is telling them for around $100,000 each. Prince claims the works are legal under the fair use doctrine. Is he right? And if not, does it even matter?
Assuming you did everything right when registering your works, you'll receive a paper copyright certificate. What good are the certificates? We'll show you why you need them and what to do with them.
3D printing is a relatively new art form is sweeping the internet and worrying designers and Hollywood executives alike. Along with the advent of 3D printing, a steady stream of piracy and copyright infringement cases have been reported by industry honchos. Whether...
A Maryland school district recently implemented a very controversial policy claiming that the creative work of its student is School property, not owned by the student creator. Is such a policy legal? Generally, copyrights are held by the creator or creators. With...
When it comes to interviewing or talking through your portfolio and experience, Brian Young, a recruiter at Creative Circle is an expert. Whether you’re just graduating from school or a current design professional Brian’s tips and insights will prepare you for your next gig.
The gig economy has created more opportunities for artists than ever, despite the fact that artists have been working as solopreneurs and freelancers for decades. Heather Pontonio Artists Thrive, a tool she hopes will shift the landscape for artists to thrive in the creative economy. It presents an opportunity for artists to evaluate their careers from a holistic perspective, determine their strengths and weaknesses, and identify opportunities for entering the job market.
CPA Elaine Luttrull provides an overview of the tax landscape in 2018. The webinar introduces tax deductible topics in the creative industry for businesses and independent contractors.