Indy Tool Lending Library (iTooLL)
This shared tool shed of Audio/ Visual and Event gear has everything you need to host an outdoor block party, screen a movie, or produce a TV show (including Adobe-equipped MacBook Pros). Member-owned and member-driven, buy a membership for $1 per week check-outs and to use their reservations system. See their full inventory and learn more about the project at https://iAMCoop.org/iTooLL
The Lending Library is a project of the Kheprw Institute.
Le'ts Eat was a professional development conference for emerging artists held May 12, 2018. Special thanks to the Indianapolis Public Library for donating the space.
See videos of sessions and learn more.
Should you send out an artist newsletter? ARTrepeneur Says Yes!
Take a look at this resource to learn all the reasons why you should use a newsletter to update your clients, followers, and anyone else interested in your work. Social media is great, but isn't enough.
Invaluable offers this helpful guide for artists and collectors:
How to Ship Artwork on a Budget
When it comes to public art, what is fair use and what is infringement of your copyright? If your artwork is in the public realm, chances are someone has taken photographs of it and used them for their own purposes. It's a double edged sword as artist's work can go viral on social media and add to their desirability and marketability, but when commerce is involved, it can get tricky. The Arts Council of Indianapolis has pulled together this quick tipsheet to help artists navigate this space.
Women and Hollywood: Educates, Advocates, and Agitates for Gender Diversity and Inclusion in Hollywood and the Global Film Industry
The Freelancer's Guide to Getting Paid On Time - a new resources from Freelancers Union
Dave Ruch is a performer and teaching artist and offers a weekly e-newsletter with helpful advice for musicians. This topic is especially pertinent to musicians in smaller markets like Indy.
And the market is flooded with cheap talent…
The Arts Council of Indianapolis' Shannon M Linker and Ernest Disney-Britton answer some common questions about grants from a Herron School of Art graduate class.
Jess Pillmore posted this great read on HowlRound reminding actors and other creatives that saying "no" now and again is critical to managing your career."
Stage 32 founder and CEO, Richard "RB" Botto, shares insight on how he uses social media to review potential actors, crew, and employees. Take time to make sure all of your social media platforms represent you in the best way possible, both personally and professionally because people you want to work with are probably looking!
In September of 2015, the Arts Council of Indianapolis partnered with the Western Art Society and the Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists to pull together an artist panel discussion on Reaching Art Collectors.
Krystii Melaine, Colbert, WA
Peter A. Nisbet, Santa Fe, NM
Constance Scopelitis, Indianapolis, IN
H. David Wright, Gallatin, TN
Moderated by Shannon M Linker, Arts Council of Indianapolis
The panel discussion was held in Gallery 924 at the Arts Council. Special thanks to Indianapolis-based artist, William Denton Ray for allowing his artwork and show Shapeshifting, to be photographed as part of this video. All rights reserved.