Throughout history, artists have held a pop-up gallery exhibition as an intrepid way of drawing attention to their work. Here's why you shouldn't wait for a gallery to come knocking.
Most artists and designers don't think of starting a creative business when freelancing. In order to protect you and your personal assets, it's important to set up a structure Here are the options for incorporating.
On February 20, The U.S. Copyright Office will alter the way it accepts applications for copyright registration of photographs. Here's what you'll need to know moving forward.
Comic book publisher ComicMix allegedly created a mashup of a popular Dr. Seuss book with elements of the iconic Star Trek TV series. Here, we discuss the resulting copyright infringement case, and whether a court may find the work permissible under the fair use doctrine.
For years, videographers have used music as a backdrop in their films, short videos, and documentaries. The law around music licensing is pretty clear: a license is required to use copyrighted music in a video. This has been standard practice since the dawn of...
Tennessee Tech professor Kimberly Winkle designed a professional practices program that counsels art students through the process of owning a creative business.
The 5 Pointz $6.7 million verdict will set an important precedent for graffiti artists in future cases involving the Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA).
In a new monthly column for Artrepreneur, art curator and critic Audra Lambert answers the most frequent questions she receives from independent artists. This month, she answers questions about studio assistants.
Video storytelling is a quick, attention-grabbing way of getting people interested in you as an artist. Here's how to get started.
After finding the confidence to answer the question, “Why not me? Why can’t I fulfill my dreams?”, Alexis Yuen founded The Art Diplomat, an art advisory for good. In this podcast, Alexis talks about how she realized her personal and professional mission, what she has learned along the way, and why she is paying it forward through mentoring.
Dr. Thomas Girst, head of BMW International Cultural Engagement, has a passion for art, with enough expertise, experience and creativity to fuel a global brand. He is also an author, journalist, art historian and professor. Leading BMW's cultural group since 2003, he...
Creative Career Center Ad Winner Amy Paraskeva may be a mixed media artist who doesn’t like to stay in one style for too long, but, she says, “patience is required to be a successful entrepreneur. Amy shares offers advice to emerging artists, shares her journey.