Cover of Information for Artists A Practical Guide for Visual Artists

Published by CARFAC Ontario, 2005 (3rd Ed)
Various authors
ISBN 0-919379-32-X

How do you publicize your artwork? What is a listserve? How do you do your taxes? How do you transport your artwork safely and cost-effectively? Answers to these questions lie in the pages of Information for Artists: A Practical Guide for Visual and Media Artists. This unique and up-to-date 'survival guide' consists of nineteen chapters covering a variety of subjects relevant to Canadian visual and media artists. The authors come from diverse backgrounds specializing in visual and media art, education, arts administration, law and accounting. Information for Artists is an indispensable resource that an artist will refer to again and again.


Chapters include:
First Steps: Finding & Securing an Exhibition
Publicizing your Work
Documenting Your Artwork
The Curriculum Vitae
The Juried Exhibition
Artist-Run Centres, Alternative Venues & Creative Spaces
Art Rental Programs
Public Galleries
Doing Business with Commercial Galleries & Dealers
The Commercial Market
Grants: The Application Process
Business Structure & Bookkeeping
Income Tax
Federal & Provincial Sales Taxes
Insurance
Studios & Housing
Copyright: Protecting Your Works
CARCC & Artist Fees
Censorship: The Official Eye
Packaging: Getting It There Safely

"A brilliant, concise text to begin with; I feel much more confident having this resource in my hands." - Julia Stanley, Artist

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