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THE BUSINESS OF ART

Your work as an artist can be more fully presented and experienced when you develop skills in the business side of artistic practice. We include information and resources to help you increase skills in promoting your work, writing proposals, handling your business affairs, and protecting your health and safety.

PUBLICITY & PROMOTION
Tips on how to approach and submit your work to galleries, theatres, publishers, and other presenters and decision makers. Information on creating publicity materials and contacting the media.

GRANT & PROPOSAL WRITING
Tips on searching for funding resources and writing, packaging, and submitting proposals and grants.

LEGAL & TAX ISSUES
Information about copyright protection, using contracts, handling self-employment taxes, finding fiscal sponsorship, starting a company and more.

HEALTH, SAFETY & INSURANCE
Resources on protecting yourself from hazardous materials, avoiding injuries, finding health, property and liability insurance, and discovering low cost health and dental services.

USING TECHNOLOGY
Tutorials and resources for learning how to use computers, improving computer skills, creating Web sites, finding access to computers, and more.

GENERAL RESOURCES
Organizations, Web sites, classes, and publications to help you further the business side of your career.

PUBLICITY & PROMOTION
GRANT & PROPOSAL WRITING
LEGAL & TAX ISSUES
HEALTH, SAFETY & INSURANCE
USING TECHNOLOGY
GENERAL RESOURCES
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