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Art Business Plans for Creatives

While business plans have the same components no matter what field or industry you're in, they can be difficult for creatives to understand. This article walks you through the components of a business plan and the importance of having one.

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What You Need to Know About Artist Contracts

Wait, stop! Don't sign that artist contract before you read this article. Familiarizing yourself with contracts is an important part of protecting you, your business, and your work.

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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!

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A Creative’s Guide to Planning a Pop-Up Gallery or Shop

Pop-up galleries and shops have become popular vehicles to engage customers and earn money as a creative. You can forgo investing in a physical space and applying to shows. But before you create your pop-up, learn how to plan strategically with these essential tips.

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Where to Sell Your Art Online

Opportunities abound to sell your art online. We discuss the pros and cons of selling on your own personal store vs. online art marketplaces.

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The Ultimate Guide to Writing an Artist Statement

An artist statement is a short but impactful description that gives readers essential information about you as an artist. When you’re not present to talk about your work in person, your artist statement is your spokesperson. Here's how to get your voice to be heard.

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There’s No Escaping Artist Risa Puno’s Big Break

What is it like when an artist gets her big break and all her dreams come true? What new challenges arise, what comes next and how do artistic and career expectations change? We speak with rising start Risa Puno to find out.