Getting Your Sh*t Together: A Manual for Teaching Professional Practices To Artists: by Karen Atkinson and GYST Ink
Год издания: 2010Количество страниц: 426
Teaching professional practices and the business of art and need some help? This manual has all the assignments, the syllabus, the handouts and more. It includes the same information as the Artists Guide with extra resources for teaching. Over 400 pages of vital information for artists to get you set up in the business of art. Whether you are a gallery artist or an alternative practices artist, this book will give you insight on what you need to know to be a successful artist in the 21st century. Topics covered include Assumptions, Myths and Fears About the Art World; Life Planning and Goals; Artist Statements; Resumes; Time Management and Organization; Presentation Venues; Artwork Inventory; Condition Reports; Exhibition Forms; Portfolios; Work Samples; Art School; Signed and Dating Your Work; Cover Letters; Galleries, Dealers, Agents and Consultants; Checklists and Guides, Proposals and Grants, Tracking Proposals; Contracts and Agreements; PR, Marketing and Networking; Presenting Yourself; Elevator Speech; Self-Publishing; Meetings; Fundraising Without Writing Grants; Studio Visits and Open Studios; Critique Groups; Legal Issues; Documentation; Career Options for Creatives; Curating; Starting a Nonprofit Arts Organization; Finding a Studio; Teaching; Starting a Business; Loans and Other Financial Options; Residencies; Fiscal Sponsorship; Negotiation; Letters of Recommendation; Public Art Projects; Health and Safety; Experimental Materials; Insurance; Health Insurance; Taxes; Bartering and Trading; Billing and Collection; Charitable Contributions; Commissions; Community Service; Disabilities; Ethics; Fame; Finances; Budgets; Housing; Keeping Records and Inventories; Hybrid Practices; Pricing Your Work; Printing and Green Printing; Self-Employment; Unemployment; The Web; Works For Hire; Writing; Crating and Shipping; Estate Planning and Aging; Resources and Further Reading, About GYST.