The average working artist faces student loans and other debt. We ask several financial experts how they coach artists through managing artist debt while budgeting for their creative business.
This week, CERF+ will host a workshop for Gatlinburg artists. "Ready and Resilient" will cover topics in disaster preparedness along with a host of others focused around managing an art business.
[email protected] and Orangenius present an interview with Jeffrey Deitch, a pervasive figure in the world of contemporary art. Listen to the full podcast here.
While being selected for the right artist opportunities can feel like a murky process, there are straightforward ways to move forward with advancing your career with help from your artist network.
If you've secured that important sit-down with a potential collector, arts journalist, or gallerist, be prepared to answer these common artist interview questions during your initial meeting.
Artists often underestimate the importance of follow-up after an artist studio visit. Here's how to wow curators, art critics, and collectors that made the time to visit your space.
Artists and graphic designers are breaking into fashion graphic design by collaborating with independent designers and fast fashion brands. We talk to two designers on these increasingly prevalent partnerships.
A GOP repeal of the estate tax could produce a chilling effect on art museum donations while creating a bump in the art market. Here's why private art collectors may be less inclined to donate art.
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.
Experiential event photographer Vincent Roazzi Jr. shares how he fell into a niche that fuels constant travel and photographic contracts with high-profile brands and event spaces.
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.
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.
Whether you are a painter doing a commission or a musician hired for a performance, your artist engagement contract will determine the role of each party involved. Get to know the standard terms to look out for when...
Struggling to determine how you should structure your freelance resume? Two resume experts give their advice for designing a creative resume that lands you the gig.
Photographer Mary Beth Koeth creates visual narratives through portraiture. From her commercial work photographing campaigns for major corporate clients and national magazines, Koeth has pivoted her portraiture niche into an award-winning career.
Creative designer Cat Lo works in a variety of design mediums. She shares her insight on balancing client expectations with creativity and setting freelance rates.
Graphic designer Carolina Niño shares her insight on working with brands like Adidas and Wired, while dishing on her recent collaboration with Colombian music group Bomba Estereo.
A UX portfolio that well-documents your process will definitely get you noticed by creative recruitment professionals, says Creative Circle recruiter Elizabeth Calabrese-Mahnken.
Nicole MartinezFind out how the Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA) protects public works, like street art, from being altered or destroyed by private land owners. […]
Nicole MartinezMost art galleries participate in art fairs throughout the year. Many of those fairs are international, such as Art Basel Switzerland or the Hong International Art Fair. International art fairs are an excellent way to position your gallery in front of an international audience and capture a new clientele. They are also an incredibly costly endeavor, […]
Steve SchlackmanWhile 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 ReedRecently, 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 SchlackmanTake 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 SchlackmanWe 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 SchlackmanRegistering 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 ReedMotivated 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 SchlackmanIf 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. […]