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Title:
Getting your sh*t together : the ultimate business manual for teaching professional practices to every artist
Edition:
2nd edition.
Publication Information:
Los Angeles, CA : GYST Ink Press, c2014.

©2014
ISBN:
9781495392207
Physical Description:
x, 414 pages : forms ; 26 cm.
Language:
English
Added Title:
Subtitle on copyright page: Ultimate business guide for every practicing artist
General Note:
Title from cover.

Includes index.
Contents:
Introduction. Artist manual overview -- GYST personal survey -- Assumptions, myths, and fears about the art world-- Basics. Life planning and goal setting -- Time management and organization -- Artist statements -- Résumés and CV's -- Cover letters -- Signing and dating your work -- Documentation -- Artwork inventory -- Portfolios -- Work samples -- Art school -- Exhibitions. Presentation venues -- Exhibition forms -- Checklists and guides -- Condition reports -- Crating and shipping -- Promotion. Presenting yourself -- Elevator speech -- Galleries, dealers, agents, and consultants -- PR, marketing, and networking -- Letters of recommendation -- Proposals and grants -- Fundraising without writing grants -- Legal. Contracts and agreements -- Legal issues -- Fiscal sponsorship -- Tools and Resources. Self-publishing -- Meetings -- Negotiation -- Finding a studio -- Studio visits and open studios -- Critique groups -- Curating -- Printing -- The Internet -- Estate planning and aging -- Career. Employment -- Career options for creative professionals -- Starting a business basics -- Starting a nonprofit arts organization -- Teaching -- Arts writing -- Ethics -- Fame -- Opportunities. Hybrid practices -- Residencies -- Public art projects -- Community service -- Disabilities -- Health and Safety. Health and safety -- Experimental materials -- Insurance -- Financial. Finances -- Budgets -- Keeping records and inventories -- Taxes -- Pricing your work -- Bartering and trading -- Billing and collection -- Charitable contributions -- Commissions -- Loans and other financial options -- Housing -- Appendixes: Forms ; Resources.
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