Got Art? Art Estate Planning Tips

Got Art? Have you done art estate planning for where your art collection? Author Daniel Grant’s article in the Wall Street Journal provides several tips on art estate planning for your art collection in the event of death or divorce.  

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Art is not what you see

“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see”    -Edgar Degas  The Degas/Cassatt  exhibition curated by Kimberly A. Jones of the National Gallery of Art is a wonderful marriage of art, science and friendship.  Both artists, Mary

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Hang Your Artwork, How to Guide

Art collectors and buyers ask me all the time, “what is the best way to hang my artwork?”  There are many ways, here is your Hang Your Artwork, How to Guide to hanging 2D artwork.   Beyond the physical mechanics of

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Art Festivals 101: Part 6 “Layout Design”

Top 10 factors that can make or break an art fair or art festival? Location Marketing Weather Layout design Quality Diversity Parking Accessibility Culture Community Lets talk about factor four “Layout Design”.  The layout of artists’ booths at an outdoor

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Art Festivals 101: Part 5 “Let’s Make a Deal”

Artists must help support the inherent value of their work, as well as help to build it and increase their collectors’ investments over time. When artists make signs to discount their work, like making a bargain bin…it directly affects every

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Art Festivals 101: Part 4 “Presentation”

Art festivals are a buffet of art: various sizes, mediums, prices, and creators.  Those that attend art festivals know this.  The experienced shopper can buzz through know where to return and DECIDE to purchase or not before its gone. But how

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Art Festivals 101: Part 3 “Booth Sentinels”

sen·ti·nel (snt-nl) n. One that keeps guard; a sentry. tr.v. sen·ti·neled or sen·ti·nelled, sen·ti·nel·ing or sen·ti·nel·ling, sen·ti·nels 1. To watch over as a guard. 2. To provide with a guard. 3. To post as a guard. When exhibiting or selling your

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Art Festivals 101: Part 2

Here is a list of “Things to Bring to an Art Festival” if you are setting up your own booth that I continue to tweek as time goes on and the more shows I do. I am always learning.  This list

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Art Festivals 101: Part 1

As an artist that does outdoor art festivals as well as juried exhibitions and shows I have learned a lot through the process and continue to learn.  I started to notice that there are few “how to books” or classes

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#ApronMagic Project

What does your apron or creative routine look like? Share pic/describe your routine #ApronMagic or #CreativeRoutines pic.twitter.com/fLhAFRcnKb — Jen Blair-Cockrum (@JBCStudios) April 23, 2014

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