Wednesday, September 30, 2015

What Artists and Fine Crafts People should Know, but Don’t Workshop

On an unrelated note - I just posted this info on the Warner blog which was still sporting the "Spring" logo! Oh dear - and it's after Labor Day, how embarrassing! So I updated it to my Halloween Warner Logo - which I am rather proud of. Even if you aren't interested in Warner info, go take a quick look... it looks cool, right?!

OK, back to the regularly scheduled posting...

I went to this workshop a few weeks ago and found it to be incredibly helpful. It was a very small group so it worked more like a roundtable discussion. We were able to bring up our own, individual concerns and experiences.

The material covered applied to gallery artists, crafters, illustrators, and Zentangle teachers.
If you are in the area and able to make it - it is definitely worth your time!

And there are snacks - yum! 
[We're talking fabulous baklava-type snacks, not Oreo snacks.]

Saturday, October 24th   9:30-1 
“What Artists and Fine Crafts People should Know, but Don’t Workshop”

 9:30 Registration, Coffee and Pastries

10:00 - 10:45 Amanda L. Nelson, Esq., Artium Amore PLLC., Lawyers for the Arts: Your art is your estate: don't throw it away OR don't give it to the government.

11:00 until 11:45 Professor Peter McGovern: New forms of employment for the artist: Commissioning and consignments

12:00 until 12:30 Dr. Catherine Bigley McGovern: Copyright, Creative Commons and the consequences of social media: Demonstration on the ease of copyright submission
Brown bag lunch with new friends and new ideas

Dr. Catherine McGovern
What you need to know about COPYRIGHT LAWS         
Dr. Peter McGovern:  
Protecting yourself with the correct gallery and commission CONTRACTS and CONSIGNMENTS
Amanda Nelson, Esq.: 

Peter and Kate McGovern present and research in all areas where there is nexus between all art forms and the Law. They are invited to teach and present in this area of the Law regionally, nationally and internationally. They are co-host/presenters of the PROTECTING THE CREATIVE SPIRIT at Plymouth State University and co/host presenters of SMALL MUSEUMS, HISTORICAL HOUSES AND THE LAW at Mount Kearsarge Indian Museum. The McGoverns are adjunct professors at the University of Connecticut School of Law.

Amanda Nelson is the founder of Artium Amore, PLLC, a law firm dedicated to the unique legal needs of artists.  Before her legal career, Nelson was a museum curator and consultant for more than ten years.  She regularly gives presentations to artists on a variety of legal issues so that they may protect themselves and their art work.
Cost: $25, limited to 25. Please send a check to the gallery or use credit card information for your reservations: or call the gallery at 603-226-2046

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Mill Brook Gallery & Sculpture Garden
236 Hopkinton Road, Concord, NH  03301

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