Author - Nicole Martinez

Nicole is a veteran arts and culture journalist. Her work has appeared in Reuters, VICE, Hyperallergic, Univision, and more.

photography business

Choosing a Photography Business That’s Right for You

If you're a photographer or thinking about starting a photography business, here are six areas to specialize in: commercial, stock, portrait and photography, fashion, editorial and travel. We break down what you need to know to focus and give it a shot!

estate tax

How An Estate Tax Repeal Might Affect the Art World

A GOP repeal of the estate tax could produce a chilling effect on art museum donations while creating a bump in the art market. Here's why private art collectors may be less inclined to donate art.

artist resume

How Should I Structure My Artist Resume?

Your artist resume is an essential tool whether you're applying to artist residency programs, exhibitions, open calls, galleries or potential collectors. Different than a traditional resume, here are some tips on what to include and how to structure an attention-grabbing artist resume.

artist proposal

The Essential Paperwork Behind Your Art Business

Paperwork and administrative tasks are not a creative's favorite thing to do. But they are important to run and protect your business. Here we the various documents needed to get your art business on up and running and operating smoothly.

artist residency

8 Artist in Residence Programs to Jumpstart Your Career

Artist in residence programs are an excellent way to work on your craft, meet a community of artists and launch your career. Focus on your creative discovery at these eight selected programs from across the country.

art startup

5 Companies Putting the Art in Startup

Today's creative entrepreneurs are revolutionizing the way art is viewed and consumed around the world. We look at what makes 5 of them noteworthy and how they're putting the art in startup.