Artists who license clearly benefit from multiple contractual agreements, each one producing a stream of income.
I vote that artists start standing up for themselves, their beautiful artwork and the immense talent that they bring to this world, and demand fair treatment in their commercial dealings with these entities and similar bullies.
The site is not an art licensing agent, but simply a meeting place, in essence a “virtual art licensing show.”
“Artists don’t want to go out and sell themselves,” said Murray. “They want you to go out there for them, make the sale.”
The Artwork Factory sells through three channels: retail to the public through online sales, wholesale to large retailers and smaller independent stores, and to the trade, working mostly with interior designers
You might consider having your artwork reproduced in different formats, creating products for sale on a retail and/or wholesale basis.
If you want to make a living as a photographer, you are going to need bread and butter clients
The photography was more fun and took less time, and they paid me more. I said, “I think I’ll become a photographer.”
I paint primarily in watercolor and gouache, occasionally including colored pencil or ink, and I love to focus on detail.
Artsy Shark interviews art licensing expert Maria Brophy on how artists can protect themselves contractually when licensing their work.
Building a partnering relationship with your customer is an ideal scenario where both of your businesses will benefit.
She is passionately and tirelessly devoted to creating new, dynamic art that not only honors the past but also speaks to the changing times we live in. To this end, she is currently creating several inspirational art collections for products to present at the Surtex show in 2013.
This collection is made up totally from the textures that Noah paints.