Search Results for: How To Survive And Prosper As An Artist

How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist

How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist

Author: Caroll Michels

Publisher: Allworth

ISBN: 1621536130

Category: Art

Page: 368

View: 327

“Michels explodes the romantic notion of the starving artist.” —The New York Times Written for fine artists ready to launch their careers as well as experienced artists who wish to relaunch their careers, How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist, Seventh Edition, an acclaimed guide, empowers artists to take control of their careers to create a fulfilling life and earn a decent income. In this newly revised edition, Caroll Michels continues to demystify the inner workings of the art world and challenge the status quo. New chapters discuss such topics as: New business models for artists: Going to the extreme The use of social media and website development as marketing and publicity tools and what does and doesn’t work The confusion between the “art-buying public” and the “general public” and their differences New suggestions for establishing and calculating prices for artwork Neighborhood gentrification and the growing challenges of securing a reasonably priced live/work space How dealers find artists, how to negotiate with dealers, and how to understand a dealer’s agenda Using her own experiences as an artist as well as the experiences of her clients, Michels crafts a must-read guidebook for anyone interested in embarking upon a successful career as an artist.

How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist

How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist

Author: Caroll Michels

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9781466818033

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 402

View: 182

The classic handbook for launching and sustaining a career that "explodes the romantic notion of the starving artist," (The New York Times) with a brand-new chapter on Internet art marketing Now in its sixth edition, How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist is the definitive guide to taking control of your career and making a good living in the art world. Drawing on nearly three decades of experience, Caroll Michels offers a wealth of insider's information on getting into a gallery, being your own PR agent, and negotiating prices, as well as innovative marketing, exhibition, and sales opportunities for various artistic disciplines. She has also added a new section on digital printmaking and marketing in this emerging field. Most notably, this sixth edition contains an entirely new chapter: "Art Marketing on the Internet." Michels offers criteria for selecting an ideal Web designer for your online portfolio and for organizing your Web presence, and shares proven methods for attracting curators, dealers, and private clients to your site. She also addresses vital legal concerns in the age of e-commerce, including copyrighting and registering your art, and finally, the appendix of resources, consistently updated online at Michels's site the Artist Help Network, is fully revised.

How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist

How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist

Author: Carol Michels

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781621536185

Category: Art

Page: 999

View: 273

“Michels explodes the romantic notion of the starving artist.” —The New York Times “Michels is a tough but compassionate advocate, savvy in the ways of the world and the demands on artists in this materialistic society.” —The Miami Herald Written for fine artists ready to launch their careers as well as experienced artists who wish to relaunch their careers, How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist, Seventh Edition, an acclaimed guide, empowers artists to take control of their careers to create a fulfilling life and earn a decent income. In this newly revised edition, Caroll Michels continues to demystify the inner workings of the art world and challenge the status quo. New chapters discuss such topics as: New business models for artists: Going to the extreme The use of social media and website development as marketing and publicity tools and what does and doesn’t work The confusion between the “art-buying public” and the “general public” and their differences New suggestions for establishing and calculating prices for artwork Neighborhood gentrification and the growing challenges of securing a reasonably priced live/work space How dealers find artists, how to negotiate with dealers, and how to understand a dealer’s agenda Using her own experiences as an artist as well as the experiences of her clients, Michels crafts a must-read guidebook for anyone interested in embarking upon a successful career as an artist.

How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist

How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist

Author: Caroll Michels

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780805088489

Category: Art

Page: 402

View: 510

The definitive guide to taking control of your career and making a good living in the art world. Drawing on nearly three decades of experience, Caroll Michels offers a wealth of insider's information on getting into a gallery, being your own PR agent, and negotiating prices, as well as innovative marketing, exhibition, and sales opportunities for various artistic disciplines. She has also added a new section on digital printmaking and marketing in this emerging field.

2016 Artist's & Graphic Designer's Market

2016 Artist's & Graphic Designer's Market

Author: Mary Burzlaff Bostic

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440342639

Category: Art

Page: 1331

View: 796

Build a Successful Art Career Do you want to establish or expand a career for yourself in fine art, illustration or design? 2016 Artist's & Graphic Designer's Market is the must-have reference guide you. Thousands of successful artists have relied on us to help develop their careers and navigate the changing business landscape. The 2016 Artist's & Graphic Designer's Market introduces a whole host of new features and guarantees the most up-to-date, individually verified market contacts possible. Grow your art business with these resources: • A FREE 1-year subscription to ArtistsMarketOnline.com, where you can find industry contacts, track your submissions, get the latest art and design news, and much more (free subscription comes with print version only) • Complete, up-to-date contact information for more than 1,700 art market resources, including galleries, magazines, book publishers, greeting card companies, ad agencies, syndicates, art fairs, and more • Articles on the business of freelancing--from basic copyright information to tips on promoting your work • Information on grants, residencies, organizations, publications, and websites that offer support and direction for visual artists of all types • NEW! Informative articles on the art of business, online social networking, and the benefits of slowing down to create better work • NEW! Special features on selling without begging, obtaining micro funding, beginning a Kickstarter campaign, and methods for accepting payment • NEW! Inspiring and informative interviews with successful professionals including children's book author-illustrators David Macaulay and Melissa Sweet, fine artist Richard McLaughlin, manga author-illustrator Mark Crilley and editorial illustrator Rami Niemi Check out ArtistsMarketOnline.com for more interviews, tips for selling your work, and our easy-to-use searchable database of markets!

Artist's & Graphic Designer's Market 2017

Artist's & Graphic Designer's Market 2017

Author: Noel Rivera

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440347535

Category: Art

Page: 1332

View: 227

Build a successful art career! Do you want to establish or expand a career for yourself in fine art, illustration, or design? Then Artist's & Graphic Designer's Market 2017 is the must-have reference guide you need. Thousands of successful artists have relied on us to help develop their careers and navigate the changing business landscape. The Artist's & Graphic Designer's Market 2017 introduces a whole host of new features and guarantees the most up-to-date, individually verified market contacts possible. Grow your art business with these resources: • A FREE 1-year subscription to ArtistsMarketOnline.com, where you can find industry contacts, track your submissions, get the latest art and design news, and much more. NOTE: The free subscription only comes with the print version. • Complete, up-to-date contact information for more than 1,800 art market resources, including galleries, magazines, book publishers, greeting card companies, ad agencies, syndicates, art fairs, and more. • Articles on the business of freelancing--from basic copyright information to tips on promoting your work. • Information on grants, residencies, organizations, publications, and websites that offer support and direction for visual artists of all types. • NEW! Informative articles on the art of customer service, creating a noteworthy portfolio, protecting your intellectual property, and adding teaching to your list of freelance possibilities. • NEW! Special features on maintaining your motivation as a freelancer, brand marketing, etiquette for artists, and artists' assistants. • NEW! Inspiring and informative interviews with successful professionals including illustrator Peter Sis, artists Seth Lyons and Kevin T. Kelly, and concept artists Gilles Beloeil and Lauren Airriess.

Fine Artists

Fine Artists

Author: Marcia Santore

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN: 9781538134337

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 143

View: 909

Welcome to the fine artist field! If you are interested in a career as a fine artist, you’ve come to the right book. So what exactly do these people do on the job, day in and day out? What kind of skills and educational background do you need to succeed in these fields? How much can you expect to make, and what are the pros and cons of these various fields? Is this even the right career path for you? How do you avoid burnout and deal with stress? This book can help you answer these questions and more. This book, which includes interviews with professionals in the field, covers the following areas of this field that have proven to be stable, lucrative, and growing professions. Art Media Conceptual Art Fiber Art Illustration Installation Mixed Media Murals New Media Painting Performance Art Photography Printmaking Sculpture

The Fine Artist's Career Guide

The Fine Artist's Career Guide

Author: Daniel Grant

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781621531234

Category: Art

Page: 584

View: 458

This indispensable guide gives anyone with studio art training the vital tools and breadth of information they need to develop and succeed in the fine and applied arts. It covers the full spectrum of career options available to artists today-from being an independent artist to niches in the corporate world, and from jobs that require special artistic skills to those calling for artistic improvisation.

An Artist Empowered: Define and Establish Your Value as an Artist—Now

An Artist Empowered: Define and Establish Your Value as an Artist—Now

Author: Eden Maxwell

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 9780578078687

Category: Self-Help

Page:

View: 856

Learn the intuitive skills for overcoming rejection. Immerse yourself in the exciting landscape of art, passion, space-time, history, dedication, intuition, and the most personal of quests—dharma, or one’s purpose in life. Woven into the texture of this transformational primer is a firsthand field-tested compass for finding the courage, stamina, and insight to persevere as a creator. Genius is dedication. “Eden Maxwell’s art is brilliant; he’s the real thing, a true creator.” —Mary Anne Bartley, Artist-in-Residence: Villanova University, WHYY, PBS

Legal Guide for the Visual Artist

Legal Guide for the Visual Artist

Author: Tad Crawford

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781621538127

Category: Art

Page: 487

View: 280

An updated edition of the legal art classic. Legal Guide for the Visual Artist is a classic guide for artists. This sixth edition is completely revised and updated to provide an in-depth view of the legal issues facing the visual artist today and provides practical legal guidance for any visual artist involved with creative work. It has been over twelve years since the fifth edition was published, and so much has changed in the world since that time, especially in the law and artists’ legal rights and obligations. This edition has been updated for both a new generation of visual artists and for those who have purchased earlier editions. Among the many new topics covered in this comprehensive guide are: copyright fair use transformative rights; recognition of the rights of temporal street art in the Five Pointz VARA case; the demise of California’s Resale Royalty statute; NFTs; detailed coverage of the myriad developments in copyright (including online copyright registration procedures and use of art on the Internet); changes in laws protecting artists in artist-gallery relationships are explained in depth; scope of First Amendment protections for graffiti art and the sale of art in public spaces; detailed as well as new cases dealing with art and privacy; and a model contract for Web site design and much more. The book also covers copyrights, moral rights, contracts, licensing, sales, special risks and protections for art and artists, book publishing, video and multimedia works, leases, taxation, estate planning, museums, collecting, grants, and how to find the best professional advisers and attorneys. In addition, the book suggests basic strategies for negotiation, gives information to help with further action, contains many sample legal forms and contracts, and shows how to locate artists' groups and Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts organizations. Legal Guide for the Visual Artist is a must-have for any visual artist hoping to share, sell, display, or publish their art.