Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Starting Daisha Board Gallery

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Lunch + Learn: Art Law Basics

Copyrights, contracts & tax, oh my! There are so many scary things out there in the “business” of art that it’s easy to close your eyes and try to ignore them. But hoping something won’t bite you isn’t always the best idea. And believe it or not, most of the things you might be afraid of aren’t so dangerous after …

On Critique: Virtual Discussion with Christopher Mosley and Lyndsay Knecht

The relationship between artists and critics is marked by structural power dynamics and fraught with shifting perceptions of the media’s role. How, then, can we return to criticism as an opportunity for two-way dialogue? In this virtual discussion, Christopher Mosley and Lyndsay Knecht point to the legacies of various movements as collaborations between artist, critic, and patron, and answer questions …

Accounting Basics for Artists

Rachel Stas is a CPA with years of experience helping artists navigate the business and tax side of the art world. During this discussion she goes over best bookkeeping practices with special emphasis on receipt management, business structures that are most useful to artists and an overview of tax implications and updates that apply to self-employed artists. Looking for a …

Lunch+Learn: Contracts, Licensing, and Agreements

In this webinar, Thomas Maddrey and Michael Heinlen presentat on licensing—that is, selling someone the right to use your copyrights. They talk about what licenses are, how you create them, and how much they are worth. They also discuss the creative commons and whether you need to get licenses from other artists. Lunch+Learn is a program offered by Arts Counsel …

How to Look at Art: A Guide for Discussion

Does the idea of talking about art make you nervous? Do you dream of visiting museums and galleries but don’t know where to start? Listen to tips and tricks from museum educator Alli Rogers Andreen for talking about art of all kinds. Whether you’re a newbie to art appreciation or a working artist looking for a fresh take, there will …

Art Applications: Webinar with Adrienne Lichliter-Hines and Diane Durant

This webinar goes over important tips to keep in mind while preparing an application for art programs such as residencies or art school. Listen to Adrienne and Diane share what they’ve learned from serving on selection committees, focusing on writing solid artist statements, and letters of intent, as well as effectively putting together a portfolio of work. In particular we …

Don’t Get Shut Down: Obtaining TAP Permits

Are you itching to have the art party you’ve been longing for? Listen to Dallas’s Fire Marshall Officer Keith Wilson cover important steps to ensuring your art event will run legally and smoothly. This quick webinar will introduce the process for Temporary Assembly Permits (TAP) for events that use a space outside of its designated Certification of Occupancy (CO).

Lunch+Learn: Dealing with Gallerists

Artist/gallery relationships can be difficult, usually because the parties don’t fully understand what’s expected of them. Getting a written contract between the gallery and the artist is an important step in overcoming this problem. This webinar talks about the benefits of showing with galleries, etiquette when approaching them, and representation agreements: why you want them, what they include, what you …

Start to Finish: Producing Public Art Projects

On May 18th, 2021, artist, performer, and special events veteran Erica Felicella covered important steps and considerations when planning and applying for ambitious public works, or small ones in unusual spaces. Topics include: Understanding the details of your event/exhibition, knowing when you need a permit and what kind whether it be a Special Events Permits with the OSE or TAP …