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 Indianpolis 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.
Once you have a few projects under your belt and are ready to take on national and international public art projects, you'll need to know the best repositories of calls for artists. Julia Muney Moore, Director of Public Art for the Arts Council has listed her go-to sites for Artist Opportunities here.
Create Equity is a research-backed investigation of the most important issues in the arts and what we, collectively and individually, can do about them. Founded in October 2007 by Ian David Moss, Createquity rapidly gained acclaim from readers across the web and has been called “the strongest, most provocative, well-connected arts [blog] that exists today” and “so amazingly good it’s almost in its own category of resource.” Once a one-person shop, Createquity now boasts a full-fledged editorial team and has published work by nearly 50 writers. In summer 2014, anticipating the evolving needs of its readership, Createquity overhauled its editorial structure, priorities, and online presence to place a new emphasis on translating ideas to action to impact. We are committed to helping make the arts ecosystem work better for artists and audiences by making high-value information and analysis about critical issues in our field available to current and emerging decision-makers across the sector.
In January 2015, the Salmagundi Club presented the art law panel discussion “Legal Issues for Artists and Patrons: Arts Lawyers Address Questions of Vital Interest to Arts Professionals”.
The Artist Services Team at the Arts Council of Indianapolis offers a wide variety of FREE programs and services for central Indiana artists.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has made it easier for independent artists to obtain healthcare for themselves and their families. We've put together some information and local resources to help artists navigate the process.
4x6 of How to Write a Great Musician's Bio
*Editors tip - this is a great video for all performing and visual artists to learn how to write about themselves in a consise and thoughtful way.
Watch this simple step-by-step video to learn how to sign up for the Arts Council of Indianapolis' Online Artist Directory. It's free and its simple to sign up and edit your profile.