Copyright for Visual Artists part of the Art and Business Series

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Copyright for Visual Artists is the third in a three part series addressing business topics specifically for visual artists.

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Wednesday, October 25 @ 6:30pm

George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center

1165 Angelina St, Austin, TX 

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.

About the speaker, Adrian Resendez

Mr. Resendez started The Resendez Law Firm, PLLC after receiving his law license from The Supreme Court of Texas in 2015. Mr. Resendez has worked for the Texas House of Representatives, several litigation firms, and technology consulting companies. Mr. Resendez prides himself in keeping up with the latest technological advancements, current events, and legislation.

Mr. Resendez grew up in Houston, Texas and lived in Villahermosa, Mexico and Maracaibo, Venezuela where he learned to speak, read, and write Spanish. He attended the University of Texas at Austin on scholarship and graduated in two and a half years with a double major degree. He then attended Texas A&M School of Law focusing on intellectual property, international business, and immigration.

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Join us on Wednesdays in October for these informative presentations in the  ART & BUSINESS series. All seminars are free to attend and occur at the Carver Museum.

Preparing for Your Exhibition

Weds, Oct 11th, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

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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Supported by:

City of Austin Cultural Arts Division

Austin Bar Foundation

Texas Commission on the Arts

Carver Museum and Cultural Center