Tag: Finance

Why Art Professors Always get Grants: 6 Myths of Art Funding

Why Art Professors Always get Grants: 6 Myths of Art Funding

The fact that you’re reading this week’s post is probably because you have had a few missed opportunities and feel a bit stuck on grant writing and other creative opportunities.  While it may feel like established artists and professors always are receiving awards and grants,…

The Business of Selling Art

The Business of Selling Art

There are many venues to sell artwork, the gallery is just one space. Also consider including art fairs, marketplaces, and studios. These are the creative retail spaces where the business of art happens. With the art of the sale, especially for a luxury item like…

Creative Cash: 4 Art Things You Should Pay For

Creative Cash: 4 Art Things You Should Pay For

Artists are always very creative, this includes how money is spent. All expenses can add up quickly, especially the tools and supplies needed to make the work we love. While our creative brains are good at problem-solving and finding the most budget-friendly way to achieve…

12 More Grant Writing Tips for Artists

12 More Grant Writing Tips for Artists

13. Attend the Info Session If the grant is offering an info session, attend it. I can guarantee you will learn something even if you have applied to the grant before. Things always change in applications. 14. Complete Your Grant Before the Deadline I once was…

12 Grant Writing Tips for Fine Artists

12 Grant Writing Tips for Fine Artists

Based on my experience writing multiple personal project grants, receiving the Minnesota State Arts Board Grant, writing grants for organizations, and assisting on a grant review panel, I’ve come across themes and tips to help artists with writing their own grants.  1. No Art Jargon!…