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Etsy for fine artists

Etsy for fine art – naff or not?   I had a conversation with a non-artist recently who said she had the impression that a platform like Etsy was “a bit naff” for fine artists. I get it… but on […]

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Assembly event May June 2017

I saw this   Assembly event and thought as one of the cities mentioned was near me I would really like to go and be part of the 2 day workshop of events  talks and  networking opportunities but so far […]

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Art Shipping

I need to send a framed painting (900 x 700 mm.) to Japan. Any one know a reliable and good courier and/or crate/packaging supplier? Any tips also gratefully received. Thanks.

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How do you rate your MA Fine Art course?

I am currently studying MA Fine Art at the Arts University Bournemouth. This course has taken me out of my comfort zone, sometimes fighting, but I am glad to say pushed me to explore methods and materials I would not […]

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Copyright Links

https://unitednationsofphotography.com/2016/12/29/oi-dont-you-understand-copyright/ Please feel free to add your own resource link if you have one.

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Damage to work submitted

I recently submitted to an Open Exhibition. When I came to pick the work back up I found I found one of the frames of the pieces had a section damaged so that it was no longer presentable. Like most […]

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Copyright on crafts I want to build

Hi, I know this is a stupid question and I have a feeling the answer is probably that I cant do it but I will ask anyway, but I will appreciate any help. I am starting out as a craft […]

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Insurance Confirmation Letter

I see the current Insurance policy expires shortly on 31st March. When will the new Insurance Certificate/Confirmation Letter go into the Member’s Account? I have an Event at end of April for which I have to produce valid insurance documents, […]

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Membership confirmation

Hi. I joined here yesterday and haven’t yet received an email to agree my membership. I would have thought I would have had that quickly followed by insurance documents. Does anyone have experience of this? Thanjs, Alyson

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Have you made an art/artist film documentary?

hi I am thinking about bringing on board a documentary film maker for my latest project. I am interested in how they can tease out the real spirit and reveal more about the artist’s intentions and passion for what they […]

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Working in schools as a visiting artist

I’m sometimes asked by schools to visit and talk about my artwork and run workshops.  They always ask if i have an up to date DBS check but they still let me work there under supervision even if I haven’t. […]

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Make Art, Save Money

Hi everyone, I’d like to introduce you to the Make Art, Save Money Facebook group. The group’s been set up to share ideas and articles and ask questions related to saving money on art supplies and exhibitions, and cutting our overheads. Please […]

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Has anyone had dealings with this foundation?

Has anyone here had any dealings with Netherlands-based GAA Foundation? http://www.globalartaffairs.org/ An artist has been offered a slot in their exhibition “Personal Structures” at the European Cultural Centre, in Palazzo Mora and Palazzo Bembo which will run during the Venice Biennale 13 May -26 November […]

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Newbie BA Student

I began my BA Fine Art course at University of Derby back in September 2016. I’m just about to start back next week and want to use this next semester to explore the concept of colour and shape. As an […]

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Insurance Value of Work

I’m currently struggling at setting insurance values for my work. Has anyone any previous of this or know a good place to start? 

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Looking for crits

I’m looking at portraiture for my studio practice and I’m sort of hitting a bit of a wall with it. My main discipline is photography. The concept behind the image is that “there is always something in the way of […]

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Licensing artwork

Hi I’m looking for advice having been approached about using a piece of my artwork for a cd cover. Not sure about licensing and copyright and what to charge , advice gratefully received.

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alternative methods of curating exhibitions

Hi can anyone suggest to me any examples of exhibitions of art and artefact that were selected in a non-traditional way; such as how Grayson Perry selected objects for the tomb of the unknown craftsman?

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