Own Art: How and why do collectors collect?

This series of films, commissioned by Own Art as a way to introduce their programme, also gives an interesting insight into how and why people decide to collect art, and their motivations for doing so… Continue Reading Own Art: How and why do collectors collect?

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Editioning

If you work in a medium that can be duplicated, such as photography, digital or print work, then learning how to edition and price your work properly could be a useful way to sell. An edition is a num… Continue Reading Editioning

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Gordon Cheung: self promotion and commercial galleries

Trade Secrets Episode 3: Gordon Cheung on working with galleries Gordon Cheung works predominantly as a painter and has had a successful career showing with and selling through galleries. Here he shar… Continue Reading Gordon Cheung: self promotion and commercial galleries

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Helen Johannessen: working with designers and manufacturers

Commissioning somebody else to manufacture and distribute your own designs can be a daunting prospect. Here, Designer Helen Johannessen talks about her journey from making it herself to trusting a pro… Continue Reading Helen Johannessen: working with designers and manufacturers

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Ruth Tomlinson: making it yourself

When producing one-off artistic work in an applied art context it’s not at all clear which intellectual property right applies. Jewellery designer Ruth Tomlinson talks about her working practice from… Continue Reading Ruth Tomlinson: making it yourself

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Jo Heckett: your online showcase

Is your website doing the job of selling your work? And do you know what you need to do if you hold customers’ data? Or who owns copyright in your website? Showing and selling your work online is an i… Continue Reading Jo Heckett: your online showcase

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Angie Boothroyd: having a good trade show

Going to a fair with your new designs requires a lot of preparation and consideration – and some of it should address legal issues. Jewellery designer Angie Boothroyd talks about why she shows her des… Continue Reading Angie Boothroyd: having a good trade show

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Your intellectual property rights

As an artist, you have specific and well-established legal rights, as well as general protection under the law on things like employment or getting paid. For a good overview of some of your rights as… Continue Reading Your intellectual property rights

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Gallery commission

As part of your agreement with a gallery, the final selling price will be made of the price you charge plus an extra sum, called a commission – an amount added on by the gallery to help pay for their… Continue Reading Gallery commission

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Artist resale rights

Whenever a musician sells a track, they receive a small payment, or royalty, from the transaction. Since 2006, when an artwork is resold on the secondary market by a gallery, dealer or auction house f… Continue Reading Artist resale rights

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