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The Artist's Guide to Selling Work

The Artist's Guide to Selling Work

by Annabelle Ruston
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This is an artist's guide to various things he/she should know when trying to sell work: selecting the right gallery, approaching galleries, pricing, terms and conditions, other options, artists' agents, working with publishers, public art commissioners, etc. The book will also contain sample contracts and a list of other legal considerations, notes on websites and Internet sales and lists of useful addresses. This book aims to be every artist's handy guide on how to go about selling their work.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780713671599
Publisher: A&C Black Publishers, Ltd.
Publication date: 10/25/2009
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Annabelle Ruston is an editor with the Fine Art Trade Guild, one of whose main functions is to guide their members through the pitfalls of selling their work.

Table of Contents

1 The business side of being an artist
2 The different types of art business
3 Selecting the right business
4 How businesses find artists
5 Making an approach
6 Pricing original work
7 Terms and conditions between artists and galleries
8 Case studies: agreements between artists and galleries
9 Selling direct
10 How to make exhibitions work
11 Agents
12 Copyright and reproduction rights
13 Working with publishers and licensing work
14: Contracts between artists and publishers or licensees
15 Printing your own work
16 Case studies

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