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The business of being an artist (edition 1996)

by Daniel Grant

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If you have heard the old refrain that artists make no money and you're beginning to fear that this may become true for you too, then this book is for you. Daniel Grant has created a comprehensive guide on how to make not just a living, but a strong business from your art. With information on creating a competitive website, selling your art and handling the post-exhibition blues, Daniel provides advice that every artist needs to sketch into their plans. And in case one may be skeptical of his word he provides quotes from several successful artist to back his claims. The worst result one could get from this book is finding that they spent a day reading about things they already know. But with this wealth of knowledge, that is unlikely (unless you have read the book already).
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From the Back Cover: In the fourth edition of this essential artists' reference, art world insider Daniel Grant offers a comprehensive guide to making a living through art. This new edition has been updated to include sections on how to market and sell art in a weak economy and how to succeed in the business of marketing online, including tips on creating a successful Web site and blog. Complete with anecdotes from successful artists, the book covers everything from art gallery etiquette to the legal rights of artists, including chapters on: making the transition from school to the working world; searching for funding through grants and fellowships; developing relationships with art dealers; handling criticism and rejection; how to stay safe in the studio. The Business of Being an Artist is an invaluable resource for art students, aspiring artists, and professional artists who want to learn all there is to know about successfully navigating the world of art.… (more)

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Allworth Press

2 editions of this book were published by Allworth Press.

Editions: 1581156731, 162153460X

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