Creature Comforts

Housing & Studio Space: information on locating artist live/work space and guides to acquiring housing and studio space in disused buildings. Organizations that offer artists help in finding live/work space are also included. Studio Insurance: A list of organizations and insurance companies that offer artists studio insurance, including policies that cover Read more…

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Housing & Studio Space

PUBLICATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The 100 Best Small Art Towns in America: Where to Discover Creative Communities, Fresh Air, and Affordable Housing Author: John Villani An annotated list of communities that are particularly artist-friendly. Publisher: Countryman Press Publication Date: Revised 2012  The Art Studio-Loft Manual. For Ambitious Artists Read more…

Studio Insurance

ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER ACT Insurance Program  www.actinsurance.com   Offers a variety of insurance programs for artists, including short-term and long term policies at reasonable rates. American Craft Council http://craftcouncil.org Offers “Professional Members” business contents coverage, on and off premises. A-N.  The Artists Information Company www.a-n.co.uk Offers members Read more…

Pension Plans, Savings & Loan Programs

ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER Artist Micro Credit Program www.broward.org/Arts/Funding/MicroCredit/Pages/Default.aspx A revolving loan program designed to assist Broward-based artists to advance their work and careers. Provides loans of up to $5,000 to eligible individual artists and arts-related businesses, who cannot obtain funding from conventional sources. Craft Emergency Relief Fund Read more…

Health Hazards in Your Workspace

PUBLICATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER ACTS FACTS https://www.artscraftstheatersafety.org Discusses topics related to health hazards and the arts. Frequency: Monthly Publisher: Arts, Crafts & Theater Safety (ACTS  Artist Beware: The Hazards in Working with All Art and Craft Materials & the Precautions Every Artist and Craftsperson Should Take Author/Editor: Michael Read more…