Social Practice Arts

PUBLICATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Art and Social Practice Workbook  A collection of resources, assignments, prompts, and other texts regarding socially engaged practices. The workbook exists as a publication and participatory exhibition. Visitors assemble their own workbook and activations of select texts are programmed. Available as a pdf. Read more…

Artworld Innerworkings

PUBLICATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Art Biz: The Covert World of Collectors, Dealers, Auction Houses, Museums, and Critics Author/Editor: Alice Goldfarb Marquis Reveals the hype, hypocrisy, greed, manipulation and secrecy that takes place in the contemporary art world. Although written in 1991, unfortunately much of what the author Read more…

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Art Marketing

PUBLICATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER Advanced Strategies for Marketing Art: Innovative Ways to Boost Your Art Career Author: Constance Smith Artists are taught to think about innovative and genre-specific marketing venues that they otherwise never would have explored. Publisher: Artnetwork Publication Date: 2011 The Art of Buying Art: An Read more…

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Getting Organized

PUBLICATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER Title: The Artist in the Office: How to Creatively Survive and Thrive Seven Days a Week Author: Summer Pierre A humorous book that tackles everything from money issues and the importance of patience during the creative process – to better organizing your time to Read more…

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Press and Public Relations

PUBLICATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER Title: Art-Write: The Writing Guide for Visual Artists Author: Vicki Krohn Amorose Description: Teaches artists how to write about their own artwork. Filled with achievable advice on how to write for art promotion and other purposes. Provides a step-by-step approach to create a professional Read more…

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Art Schools

PUBLICATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER Art School: Propositions for the 21st Century  Author: Steven Henry Madoff Brings together more than 30 leading international artists and art educators to reconsider the practices of art education in academic, practical, ethical, and philosophical terms. Publisher: MIT Press Publication Date: 2009 Why Art Read more…

International Connections

PUBLICATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER   Title: Gallery Guide for Visual Artists Description: Available to CARFAC members. Listings of 400 galleries in Canadian provinces. Includes submission information, fees paid to artists. Publisher: CARFAC Publication Date: 2012 URL:  www.carfac.ca/tools  Title: International Directory of the Arts Description:  A guide to museums, universities, associations, Read more…

Career

Career Development: Resources for artists that provide advice, information, and guidance on a wide range of career-related topics, including organizations and publications. Art Marketing/Career Coaches: The names and contact information of career coaches who assist artists with creative challenges, career development, and marketing and business strategies. Artworld Mailing Lists: Includes curators, art Read more…

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Career Development

PUBLICATIONS  ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Art and Business of Photography Author: Susan Carr Provides essential information about the photographer’s legal and business concerns, and explains the difficult balance between maintaining a successful business and pursuing creative, noncommercial work in the photography field.Includes interviews with 11 top photographers Publisher:  Read more…