Because depression and creativity are linked, the creative process and rejections can hit some harder than others. Here are some self care strategies to get you through the gray.
Chris ReedOn 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. […]
Louis SmollerWhile the end result of an art consignment relationship is mutually beneficial to both parties, it is imperative that an artist and gallery each formalize their art consignment agreement in writing. […]
Chris ReedThe FCC is considering revoking net neutrality rules, which guarantee fair and free access to content on the internet. Here's what artists need to know about the current net neutrality framework. […]
Nicole MartinezA new court ruling illustrates how artists can defend themselves against right of publicity claims as copyright holders of their work. […]
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. […]
Video art is inherently reproducible, and digital artists are rarely compensated adequately for their viral work. Using Blockchain for art management and distribution might be a solution.
It can be challenging to find an affordable art studio space, but sharing space is a great way to build an artist network and cultivate new opportunities.
Tennessee Tech professor Kimberly Winkle designed a professional practices program that counsels art students through the process of owning a creative business.
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.
Many artists use Spotify as a powerful art marketing tool. We break down how can you capitalize on this tool and drive more followers to your work.
Launching a crowdfunding campaign is a unique solution to fund your creative projects, but a successful campaign can be elusive. We dive deep into what works best for independent artists.
Video storytelling is a quick, attention-grabbing way of getting people interested in you as an artist. Here's how to get started.
Meaningful online relationships are forged when you share content that considers your creative process, showcases your artist personality, and uncovers your intimate musings.
How will the new Tax Cuts & Jobs Act affect freelance creative business owners? We break down whether your business might benefit from a sole proprietorship or LLC arrangement.
Finding an arts organization or art collector interested in sponsoring your work is an important accomplishment. Here's how to keep those patrons engaged and inspired by your work.
Although local level visual arts grants might not have the allure of large-scale international grants, these small milestones can help you reach your goals as a professional artist.
The Deloitte and ArtTactic Art & Finance Report offers some keen insights into the state of the art market. Discover which findings spell good news for working artists.
Bloggers should follow the fair use doctrine in order to avoid infringement issues on copyrighted images.
The CASE act presents more opportunities for emerging artists to recover under copyright infringement claims. Here's how you can use it to your advantage.
Trump's H1B visa shakedown means you may need to hire a foreign creative as an independent contractor. Here's how to avoid any legal issues.
Getty Images sends letters to people who they suspect are infringing on their copyrights. Unfortunately, these letters scare and extort money. Here are some tips to handle Getty.
Emerging sculptor Jiannan Wu talks to Artrepreneur about growing up in China, how his childhood influences his practice, and why he moved to New York.
Figurative painter Amy Hughes on studying in Liverpool, moving to New York, and balancing teaching with art-making and exhibitions.
Brooklyn-based artist Jasmina Danowski reflects on her first exhibition in a nontraditional space. "Field Trip" is on view at The Pierre Hotel through February 2018.
Vancouver-based food stylist Gabriel Cabrera tells Artrepreneur that standing out in the food photography world is achieved through a careful curation of your personal brand.
These international artist residencies offer the working artist or solopreneur a chance to get inspired by new horizons.
Artists play an important role as influencers in brand partnerships. However, some companies - like H&M and Dove - don't always live up to the partnership's ethos.
As a creative business owner, finding the balance between your vision and your bank account is a natural struggle within your creative hustle.
Despite the stigma surrounding commercial artists, these creators prove that making a living doing what you love is worth the trade-off.