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Crowdsourcing

PUBLICATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Art of Asking: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help Author: Amanda Palmer Musician Amanda Palmer raised more than a million dollars from 25,000 backers. In learning that many people are afraid to ask for help, and it paralyzes their Read more…

Fiscal Sponsors

PUBLICATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER Guide to Fiscal Sponsorship Author: Sue Greenberg, A free downloadable publication that builds a good case on why organizations should offer fiscal sponsorship services to artists. Publisher: St. Louis Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts http://vlaa.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Guide-to-Fiscal-Sponsorship.pdf  ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER Fractured Atlas www.fracturedatlas.org Read more…

Apprenticeships & Internships

ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER New York Arts Program  http://nyartsprogram.org Provides students with the opportunity to serve as an apprentice with an established professional artist or arts institution in New York City for one semester. Sponsored by Ohio Wesleyan University. WEBSITES Association of Art Museum Curators Lists internships at Read more…

Grants & Funding

ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER  The Artists’ Charitable Fund  www.artistscharitablefund.org   Assists American artists living anywhere in the United States by paying a portion of their medical, dental, and eye-care bills. Canada Council for the Arts http://canadacouncil.ca/funding/grants Provides grants to Canadian artists. The Foundation Center, New York City  www.fdncenter.org/newyork  Read more…

Artist in Residence Programs

ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER Alliance of Artists Communities www.artistcommunities.org An international association of artists’ residencies — a diverse field of more than 1,500 programs worldwide that support artists of any discipline in the development of new creative work.  Links to residencies are provided on its website.  American Academy Read more…

Bartering

   WEBSITES  Artbusiness.com “Bartering Art? Don’t Forget the Tax Man,” by Alan Bamberger. www.artbusiness.com/barter.html Barter Fanatic Blog devoted to bartering with tips, information and lists of online stores that accept bartering as payment for everything from goods to jewelry. http://barterfanatic.com Bartering and Trading for Artists An article about artists and Read more…

Creative Reuse Materials Programs

ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The DonateNYC Exchange (formerly New York Wa$teMatch) Connects businesses and nonprofits looking to donate or receive donated goods. Organizations can get free, usable goods, while businesses can cut their waste, save on storage and disposal, and may benefit from tax deductions for their donations. Read more…

Money

Accounting and Bookkeeping: Resources for artists that provide information on bookkeeping, accounting, and record keeping, taxes, deductions, and hobby loss challenges.  Pricing Artwork: Resources to help artists establish prices for artwork, including publications that offer advice and guidelines. Employment: Publications, organizations and other resources that provide information on careers in the arts, Read more…

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Accounting & Bookkeeping

ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER Business Volunteers for the Arts, Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council Provides artists and arts organizations in Southwestern Pennsylvania with legal and accounting assistance www.pittsburghartscouncil.org/bva Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts Provides accounting and legal services to qualified artists and arts organizations. www.kcvlaa.org St. Louis Read more…

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Pricing Artwork

PUBLICATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER Graphic Artists Guild Handbook: Pricing and Ethical Guidelines Revised. Contains essential information on business, pricing, and ethical standards for nearly every discipline in the visual communications industry. Publisher: Graphic Artists Guild Publication Date: revised 2018 How to Price Crafts and the Things You Make Read more…