On the heels of a fellowship at CFEVA, print artist Amze Emmons shares why an artist's career trajectory should include some outside-the-box creative projects.
Copyright duration keeps getting longer, primarily due to Disney wanting to keep Mickey Mouse under copyright protection. Here’s how they did it.
Every artist or photographer should use a licensing agreement when contracted to create new work. Download your free licensing agreement here.
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.
A successful art entrepreneur understands that an artist business plan is critical for success. Here’s a step-by-step guide to create your own.
About 375,000 visual artists claim to be self-employed yet many don’t realize that their personal assets can be at risk. Find out how opening a corporation can help protect you.
Technology and art are intersecting in more ways than ever, and today’s art startups are […]
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By sticking to the tenets of the social media pyramid, artists on social media can develop an engaged audience.
Most artists are used to expressing themselves in creative ways, but fewer understand the importance of expressing who they are in words. In this article, we’ll review the creating an artist bio while offering some useful tips on its content.
There are a variety of challenges facing today’s art entrepreneur, but they don’t have to sidetrack an art business.
The art market represents a $45 billion-dollar global industry that is driven by a quickly evolving art gallery business model. We explore the everyday operations and challenges of running an art gallery business.
As virtual reality takes hold of the film industry, artists, galleries, and cultural institutions are incorporating VR art as a component of their program or practice. We take a look at this growing trend in the art world.
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.
As online art sales continue to capture a significant share of the art market, artists should consider art marketing strategies that can help them sell art online.
In a new monthly column for Artrepreneur, art curator and critic Audra Lambert highlights the benefits and frequent challenges of hosting an art workshop.
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.
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.
Building an art collection that supports emerging artists can be a thrilling endeavor for collectors operating across genres and price points.
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.
Avoid common pitfalls when signing an art contract by familiarizing yourself with the art law terms that arise most frequently.
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.
Herb Williams of The Rymer Gallery explains why Nashville is quickly becoming a destination for the arts, while offering insight for artists seeking representation for their work.
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.
As a French artist combining architecture and art, Cyril Lancelin has found Instagram fame through his personal brand, Town and Concrete. Lancelin dishes on independent work, social media, and working from afar.
Catering to Philadelphia's established and emerging artists, the Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA) focuses on giving member artists a platform from which to develop their careers.
We take a look at how art collectors determine what works to purchase and examine their motivations for crafting a curated art collection.
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.