Legal & Business Issues for Artists
CUE Art Foundation (511 W. 25th St., Manhattan)
Free, RSVP required: firstname.lastname@example.org
This interactive workshop will cover the major legal and business issues that affect the artistic and creative endeavors of individual artists and arts professionals within organizations and cultural institutions. Topics addressed will include intellectual property (copyright, trademarks, and rights of privacy/publiciity); contract essentials for agreements with creative partners, independed contractors, clients and vendors; contract negotiation skills; and choosing and forming the right business vehicle for artistic endeavors, including a look at profit and non-profit models as well as financing from fiscal sponsorship to crowd-funding. Participants will be invited to provide information about their work and their goals, and the speaker will make herself available for a follow-up consultation for each attendee.