The Business of Being an Artist eBook Ô of Being PDF
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- The Business of Being an Artist
- Daniel Grant
- 19 August 2019 Daniel Grant
An excellent guide to the reality, and I mean reality, of what to expect in the business side of Being an Artist Regular updates over the years keep this information vital This is not a how to book, but rather a reflection of what exists in the peculiar business side of the art world There is no business model for artists that offer a promise of financial success Though the extensive information here offers valuable insights into the current world, the rest is still luck of the draw. 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 worldSearching for funding through grants and fellowshipsDeveloping relationships with art dealersHandling criticism and rejectionHow to stay safe in the studioFinding a variety of ways to get paid in the new economyNew 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 greener materials, and the experience of becoming an artist later in life and of artists 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 artAllworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and While we don t aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers Well written This flows nicely and gives an in depth view of the art and having an art business. Serious information from essays by Mr Grant The truth is told here Every art student should get this valuable can I make a living at creating art Sometimes the truth hurts. Needed this book for an art class.seemed to take a long time to get to me Got it and it s in good condition.mbb Good book Tremendously detailed Perfect for a brand new artist. Not a bad product, but definitely a lot boring to read than a lot of art business books I have read through It also repeats itself a lot But it s ok.