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Virtual displays featuring eBooks from UNO Libraries.

The Business of Art

By Isabel Soto-Luna

Half open laptop on black background with rainbow light coming out

Image by Joshua Woroniecki from Pixabay

With the advent of the internet and the many online avenues available to everyone today, the starving artist trope is a thing of the past. You no longer have to wait for someone else to discover your genius, there are many ways for you to market your art to the world and build your own following. Whether it be music, print, digital, or any other type of creation, your work can be seen on your own terms. Go out and inspire the world.

In this display:

  • Barrow, & Newby, J. (1995). Inside the Music Business. In Inside the Music Business (1st ed.). Routledge. 
  • Branagan. (2011). A pocket business guide for artists & designers: 100 things you need to know. A & C Black Publishers Ltd. 
  • Cangialosi, Irelan, R., Vogele, C., Geoghegan, M., & Bourquin, T. (2012). Podcast Academy: The Business Podcasting Book: Launching, Marketing, and Measuring Your Podcast. Taylor and Francis.
  • Grant. (2010). Selling Art Without Galleries Toward Making a Living from Your Art (2nd ed.). Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
  • Moore. (2000). How to make money as an artist the 7 winning strategies of successful fine artists. Chicago Review Press.
  • Nieves. (2011). Taking AIM! the business of being an artist today  (1st ed.). Fordham University Press.
  • Robbins, & Robbins, R. O. (2003). Creating a successful craft business. Allworth Press.  
  • Rowley. (2008). How to Market and Sell Your Art, Music, Photographs, & Handmade Crafts Online Turn Your Hobby into a Cash Machine. Atlantic Publishing Group.
  • Seiter, & Seiter, E. (2012). The creative artist’s legal guide : copyright, trademark, and contracts in film and digital media production. Yale University Press.