Capitol View Arts, Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts, and the George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center present three weekly business seminars specifically for visual artists at the Carver Museum. The seminars will be held on the last three Wednesdays in October and are free to attend. 

Art and Business

A three part seminar series for visual artists. 

Preparing for Your Exhibition

Weds, Oct 11th, 6:30 – 8:30

Learn how to write an effective artist statement, develop a timeline, pack art for shipment, organize your finances, and follow best practices associated with museums and galleries.

Carre Adams, Coordinator of Exhibition, George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural & Genealogy Center

Bamidele Demerson, Site Manager and Curator, George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural & Genealogy Center

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Overcoming Sales Barriers

Weds, Oct 18th, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

This workshop will focus on the pitfalls young and new artists experience. Topics include how to promote and position your artwork at festivals, the importance of a personal connection when making one-on-one sales, and techniques to build confidence when engaging the public in your artwork.

Ryan Runcie, Studio Artist and Muralist

Jorge Palomarez, Studio Artist and Muralist

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Copyright for Visual Artists

Weds, Oct 25th, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Protect yourself and your artwork. This informative presentation will cover issues affecting content that every visual artist – including painters, sculptors, photographers, and mix media artists – should know. Rights of copyright holders, when to file a copyright, as well as myths surrounding buzzwords like “fair use” and “public domain” will be discussed. Time for Q&A will be allowed.

Adrian Resendez, Attorney at Law

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