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...
Want to sell your artwork on your own? These essential art business documents are crucial to ensure that your sale is professional and protected.
As a general rule, when an artistic or literary work is created, the author is the one that holds the copyright. Nobody can copy, distribute, or display the work without the author’s permission. When a painting is sold, the buyer owns the painting itself, but does...
Every creative professional with an online presence should employ an SEO strategy to reach a broader audience. Here, we outline SEO for artists, and offer some tactical advice for getting your work discovered online.
It is a common misperception that you cannot copyright a building design. That is probably because, before 1990, there wasn’t much protection for building designs. At that time, anyone could reproduce buildings that looked identical to those created by others, as...
Picking a name for a business or product is one of the first steps for any new venture. However, many companies don't register their trademarks during the start-up phase, usually waiting until a later time when sufficient cash is available if registered at all....
What are the challenges for collectors in authenticating artworks? What are the legal remedies when a purchased artwork is discovered to be an art forgery?
Financial experts share tips and insights to help manage artist debt while budgeting for a creative business and lifestyle.
If you're an artist or creative and don't document your work and career, learn why it's important and tips on how to get started. If you do, congratulations! Here are some best practices and reminders.
Hiring managers pay more attention to the contents of your creative portfolio than your work experience. Artrepreneur reviews proven strategies for curating a creative portfolio that lands you that coveted gig.
Hear what inspires Rich Tu, the VP of digital design for MTV, VH1, CMT, and Logo, to create energetic and electrifying designs for big brands like Nike, New York Times, and Coca-Cola.
Javier Ameijeiras tells us his journey from any work that would pay him to draw right out of art school, to the red carpet at the where he was the associate designer for The 91st Oscars. His career has taken twists and turns, but through it all, Javier followed the light in front of him into paths previously unknown to successfully tackle the world of theater, tv and film.
Matt Rota sat down with award-winning illustrator Nathan Fox to discuss how he went from editorial to comics and how he developed the skills to effectively craft visual narratives. To see work by both Matt and Nathan, visit Artrepreneur.com.