Place of Work ? Example: Studio, College, Gallery, Museum, ...)
I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
I've been self-employed for 25 years as the owner of Schreiber's Jewelry. I'm a one man shop. The majority of my income was from custom commissions and other tradework, but now am expanding my presence into the online realm. My flickr ID is Two Claws Jewelry.
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
"Nancy Worden has good deal of experience with artist's estates has she managed the estate of Ken Cory.
There is a book title Artist's Estates: Reputations in Trust. Edited by Magda Salvesen, and Diane Cousineau. The book is…"
"Very interesting articles and at the same time, a very sad story. It all just fits right into the fact that there is a dwindling market for new or seasoned craft, even craft that had a previously established value. "
"Great comment by the 2Roses! Thanks, guys.
Fellow deep sighers, it seems more people in the field are currently looking into these questions. Here is an interesting post by Leslie Ferrin which I saw on Critical Craft Forum on May 19:
"Our work over the years has brought us into direct contact with a few of the perspectives on this issue. Collectors and elderly people who are approaching the final stages of life often become concerned about what happens to the collection…"
"I am in the boomer generation, and when I was starting out life on my own, I didn't want what my parents had, or anyone else's parents, so it is reasonable that the new generation doesn't either. The boomer generation seems to be the…"