Artist Grants

On November 17, 2020 Darryl Ratcliff discussed what he’s learned about applying and receiving artists grants. Darryl Ratcliff is an artist, poet, art critique, community activist, and cofounder of Gossypion Investments, a newly formed cultural investment and advisory group. He’s secured many local and national grants both for his individual projects and for the many organizations he’s been involved with. …

Lunch+Learn: Copyright I

On September 9th, 2020, Tom Maddrey and Michael Heinlen of Arts Counsel Texas began fall’s deep dive into copyright with basics. This session sets the state with the general idea or purpose of copyright, its origins, what is eligible for protection, and more. Lunch+Learn is made possible through Arts Counsel Texas where legal professionals offer monthly information sessions on topics …

Lunch+Learn: Copyright II

In Copyright Part 1 we went over the basics of copyright and how you can use and protect your works. But what if you want to use someone else’s work? Or you find your work being used by someone else, and when you alert them they say “its fair use!” At this October 2020’s Arts Counsel Texas Lunch + Learn …

Lunch+Learn: Copyright III

For the third part of our copyright series Arts Counsel Texas attorneys Tom Maddrey and Michael Heinlen registered an artwork for copyright so you can see the process step by step. We’ve spent the fall talking about how copyright works and how its applied, but this webinar might be the easiest to put to action. In fact, it’s probably the …

Building an Artist Website

On July 14, 2020, artist and educator Nathan Madrid gave a webinar on best practices for building an artist website. In this recording he discusses planning your site map, the pros and cons of different website platforms, and tips for keeping your site effective and manageable.

Online Teaching Wisdom: Webinar with Chesley Antoinette

On September 22, 2020 artists and educator Chesley Antoinette shared tips for staying organized and keeping students inspired and engaged with online, asynchronous learning.

Local and Large Scale: Q&A with Joshua King of Aurora

On August 12, 2020, CU Development Manager Betsy Lewis interviewed Joshua King, artist and co-founder of AURORA, the public art organization that fuses together art, technology and community. We spoke to Joshua about the new trajectory of AURORA and their curatorial process, light and technology festivals and more.

How to Find Local Artists and How to Get Found: Q&A with Erin Cluley

On August 6th, 2020 Erin Cluley, whose gallery is known for a strong roster of DFW artists, spoke about how she finds artists and what they can do to put themselves on a gallerist’s radar.

Search Engine Optimization: Webinar with Edgar Cardoze

Improving your visibility as an artist online helps potential customers find you and your work organically. On August 25, 2020 SEO specialist Edgar Cardoze covered how google’s search engine prioritizes websites and provides strategies to help your name or your website to appear more prominently.

Selling Art Online: Q&A with Saatchi Art

On June 15, 2020 The Cedars Union held a virtual Q & A with Associate Curator of Saatchi Art, Monty Preston. Saatchi Art is one of the largest online platforms for art sales, offering a curated selection of works from over 90,000 artists. Listen in for their insights on advising artists, navigating trends, and restructuring the process of buying original …