|PUBLICATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER|
|Title: The 100 Best Small Art Towns in America: Where to Discover Creative Communities, Fresh Air, and Affordable Housing
Author: John Villani
Description: An annotated list of communities that are particularly artist-friendly.
Publisher: Countryman Press
Publication Date: Revised 2012
|Title: The Art Studio-Loft Manual. For Ambitious Artists and Creators
Author: Eric Rudd
Description: Provides practical solutions to help creative people find, secure, renovate and finance studio space.
Publisher: CIRE Corporation
Pubication Date: 2001
|Title: Guide to Leasing Studio Space
Author: Sue Greenberg and updated by Céline Bondard
Description: Available online.
Publisher: St. Louis Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts
Publication Date: Revised 2015
|Title: Homebuyer Handbook: For Artists and Independent Workers in Minnesota
Description: Published online
Publisher: ArtHome and Springboard for the Arts.
|Title: The Social Life of Artistic Property
Editors: Pablo Helguera, Michael Mandiberg, William Powhida, Amy Whitaker, and Caroline Woolard
Description: A probe into the relationship between artists and property with
examples and cautionary tales of opportunities taken and opportunities missed,
and an exploration of the relationships (real and imagined) amongst real estate markets,
art markets, and the artists who work within and against them. Available free as pdf and html online. Also available in print.
|Title: Square Feet Chicago: An Artist’s Guide to Buying and Renting Space
Description: An online manual covering 27 pertinent topics.
Publisher: Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs
Publication Date: Revised 2011
Description: Sponsored by Fractured Atlas. A program that helps artists find the rental studio space in cities and states throughout the United States and in Canada, including Georgia, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Utah, Washington, DC; Austin, TX; Baltimore, MD; the Bay Area of California; Birmingham, AL; Chicago; and Los Angeles. Canada: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Toronto, Waterloo Region York Region, and Hamilton.
Title: Studio Protector: The Artists Guide to Emergencies
Description: Sponsored by Craft Emergency Relief Fund (CERF). An abundance of information about disaster planning, relief, clean-up, salvage an rebounding, along with safeguarding tips to help artists navigate emergencies and become better prepared to deal with or avoid them altogether.
|Title: TEDx. “When Artists Get Together They Talk about Real Estate.”
Description: A lecture by artist Jane Richslovky about how her studio eviction by Seattle’s Department of Transportation inspired her artwork and transforming the stereotypical image of the “starving artist in the garret “ into the artist as business person who shares in the wealth they create. www.youtube.com
|ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER|
Description: A real estate initiative in New York City. Run by and for artists that helps creative individuals purchase raw commercial workspace and live/work space by gathering people together to form buying groups to leverage their collective buying power and cultural capital to purchase space collectively. Each building becomes a haven protecting artists and producers from future displacement. Nominated for Fracture Atlas’ 2017 Arts Entrepreneurship Award.
Description: Sponsors the Low Income Artist Homeownership Program that helps artists build assets and equity through financial literacy and home-ownership.Artist Relocation Program
Description: Provides economic and business incentives to artists who want to relocate to Paducah, Kentucky.Artist Space Resources, Massachusetts Cultural Council
Description: Provides information on various programs relating to studio space and housing.Artscape
Description: Clusters creative people together in real estate projects in Toronto that serve the needs of the arts and cultural community and advance multiple public policy objectives, private development interests, community and neighborhood aspirations and philanthropic missions.
Chashama Workspace Program
EFA Studio Program, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts
Fort Point Arts Community, Inc.
Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program
SmART Space Studios