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The Business of Being an Artist - 6th Edition by Daniel Grant (Paperback)

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  • You've got the artistic talent; now learn how to make a career out of it!
  • About the Author: Daniel Grant is a contributing editor of American Artist magazine.
  • 288 Pages
  • Art, Business Aspects

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About the Book



"Fine artists are taught many things about the history, theory, and craft of art in art schools and university art programs, but rarely do they learn much, if anything, about how to make a career of their talents. The Business of Being an Artist, now in its sixth edition, contains information on how artists may develop a presence in the art world that leads to sales. The book contains information on how artists can learn to sell their work directly to the public with an understanding of the principles of marketing and sales as they're applicable to works of art. Artists will also learn how to find a suitable gallery that will arrange sales and commissions and how to set up a contractual relationship with the dealer that is both equitable and profitable"--



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You've got the artistic talent; now learn how to make a career out of it!

Fine artists are taught many things about the history, theory, and craft of art in art schools and university art programs, but rarely do they learn much, if anything, about how to make a career of their talents. The Business of Being an Artist, now in its sixth edition, contains information on how artists may develop a presence in the art world that leads to sales. The book contains information on how artists can learn to sell their work directly to the public with an understanding of the principles of marketing and sales as they're applicable to works of art. Artists will also learn how to find a suitable gallery that will arrange sales and commissions and how to set up a contractual relationship with the dealer that is both equitable and profitable.

Among the topics covered in The Business of Being an Artist are: the range of exhibition opportunities for emerging and mid-career artists; how to set prices for artwork; when or if artists should pay to advance their careers; how artists may communicate with the public; applying for loans, grants, and fellowships; areas of the law that concern artists; using art materials safely; online sales and marketing, and much more. In addition to all of this priceless information, The Business of Being an Artist includes a unique discussion of some of the emotional issues that face artists throughout their careers, such as working alone, confronting stereotypes, handling criticisms and rejection, the glare of publicity, and the absence of attention. Without a doubt, The Business of Being an Artist is a must-have book for every artist ready to turn their talent into a successful business.



About the Author



Daniel Grant is a contributing editor of American Artist magazine. He is the author of six books including The Artist's Guide: Making It in New York City, How to Grow as an Artist, and The Fine Artist's Career Guide (all published by Allworth Press). His articles and essays have appeared in such publications as ARTnews, Art in America, the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, New Criterion, Art & Auction, and Art & Antiques, among others. He has taught courses and lectured on career issues for visual artists at numerous colleges and public arts agencies in the United States. He lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.9 Inches (H) x 5.9 Inches (W) x .9 Inches (D)
Weight: .7 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 288
Genre: Art
Sub-Genre: Business Aspects
Publisher: Allworth
Format: Paperback
Author: Daniel Grant
Language: English
Street Date: October 4, 2022
TCIN: 86945433
UPC: 9781621538134
Item Number (DPCI): 247-16-1054
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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