The Business of Being an Artist

The Business of Being an Artist

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The fifth edition of this updated and expanded classic provides visual artists with an in-depth guide to developing and building a career as a professional artist. Veteran art writer Daniel Grant weaves the words and experiences of dozens of practicing artists throughout this informative volume to describe their real-life challenges and the solutions they found to overcome them. Grant covers everything from art gallery etiquette to the legal rights of artists, including chapters on: Making the transition from school to the working world Searching for funding through grants and fellowships Developing relationships with art dealers Handling criticism and rejection How to stay safe in the studio Finding a variety of ways to get paid in the new economy New to this edition are expanded sections that look at utilizing exhibition venues from sidewalk fairs to regional biennials to national parks, selling in other countries, talking with collectors about your art and yourself, avoiding the perils of defamation, transporting and travelling with art, using a€œgreenera€ materials, and the experience of becoming an artist later in life and of artistsa€™ children. The Business of Being an Artist is an invaluable resource for art students, aspiring artists, and professional artists who want to learn all there is to know about successfully navigating the world of art.In some cases, registration is for one year, although some states permit applicants to receive a two-day or weekend resale tax number. ... The artist or craftsperson will receive from the state information about how much sales tax to collect (generally, between three ... He has an answer to this but sometimes it is easier to show people, and for that reason he offers demonstrations of the process of making aanbsp;...

Title:The Business of Being an Artist
Author:Daniel Grant
Publisher:Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. - 2015-04-21


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