Allan Harding MacKay is a Canadian “war artist” who is destroying his art to protest treatment of veterans and aboriginals. The Casoria Contemporary Art Museum in Naples, Italy is burning art to protest a shortage of funds during times of austerity. Deep Thought Thursday.
Wondering what the protocol is for reprinting an art review? You do not own a review of your art. Like your work, the words on that page or on your computer screen are copyrighted. Here are two options for the appropriate way to share a review of your work.
Today’s Art Biz Coach newsletter encourages you to write a news release. And then to write another. I mention the format in the newsletter, but now I want to show it to you. Below is a news release format you can copy. In your version, all links should be “hot” when they’re online or emailed to someone.
CONTACT INFO Workshop organizer contact: Judy Hemphill email@example.com, 712.260.1373
Presenter contact: Alyson B. Stanfield firstname.lastname@example.org, 303.273.5904
HEADING Artists Vacate Studios in Search of the Next Meal
SUBHEADING Artists learn self-promotion skills in Spencer, Iowa workshop
DATELINE Golden, CO, September 20, 2007—BODY “I’d rather be in the studio!” is an excuse that haunts art-marketing guru Alyson B. Stanfield, who oversees ArtBizCoach.com, the business site for artists. In trying to teach artists how to promote themselves and their art, Stanfield hears this so frequently