The Artist-Gallery Partnership

A Practical Guide to Consigning Art by Tad Crawford and Susan Mello. New York: Allworth Press, revised 2008. Provides guidelines for sound business negotiations and resolving disputes. Includes a chapter on consignment legislation, and the texts of the art consignment laws enacted in more than 31 states. Publisher’s price $12.95 Click to order from Amazon.com Read more about The Artist-Gallery Partnership[…]

Licensing Photography

Licensing Photography Book Coverby Richard Weisgrau and Victor S. Perlman. New York: Allworth Press, 2006. Written by a photographer and intellectual property attorney. Provides advice on writing licensing agreements, prices the value of licenses, and how to successfully negotiate fees. Publisher’s price $19.95   Click to order from Amazon.com and Save!

Art and Fear

Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking by David Bayles and Ted Orland. Image Continuum Press, 2001. Explores the way art gets made, the reasons it often doesn’t get made, and the nature of the difficulties that cause so many artists to give up along the way. Publisher’s price $17.95   Click to order Read more about Art and Fear[…]

The 12 Secrets of Highly Successful Women

A Portable Life Coach For Creative Women by Gail McMeekin. Conari Press, 2011. A wealth of advice, insights, and ideas for the specific challenges creative women face today: thinking too small, underestimating the need for change, fearing the future, and lacking self-confidence. McMeekin combines interviews with some of today’s most successful women, including artists, and Read more about The 12 Secrets of Highly Successful Women[…]