Practice Best Practice
Practice Best Practice is a series of community conversations designed to help different segments of the SouthCoast cultural community improve their practice and enhance their success in the creative economy. This series offers panels and workshops that teach artists, businesses, and non-profits best practices and ways to work with others to foster professional and financial success.
The series is designed and delivered by New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! & The New Bedford Co-Creative Center, both nonprofit organizations, and S&G Project Gallery, a New Bedford and Rochester, MA-based Fine Art Gallery and Art Brokerage. Logo designed by Julia Gering & Michelle Bowers’s design students at UMass Dartmouth.
- affordability of art (it isn’t just for the rich)
- comparability with other typical/everyday purchases
- why art is not usually an investment but an acquisition
- the importance of buying art to your local economy
Practice Best Practice: Exhibiting for Exposure
How to avoid classic artist mistakes and get yourself paid.
This event took place on 11/15 from 5 PM – 7 PM at the Co-Creative Center 137 Union Street, New Bedford
Click here to view the conversation.
Jamie Uretsky, curator of New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks!, Camilo Alvarez, Director of Samsøñ Projects, Denn Santoro owner of S&G Gallery, and artist Donna Dodson discuss how to negotiate business relationships regarding showing and selling artwork and gain a better understanding of the overall art market with professionals in the field.
Budget Tips and Examples by Creative Capital
Art Auction Guidelines by S&G Project Gallery
Brokerage Contract for Artist, Plain English by S&G Project Gallery
Show Contract for Artist, Plain English by S&G Project Gallery
Things to Know When You Show by S&G Project Gallery
Artist Wage Agreement by Seth Siegelaub
Thank you to our generous sponsors
The Local Cultural Council of Mattapoisett