Community. Engagement. Advocacy. Humor.
Retailing is a highly competitive market -- especially at a craft show. Not only are you competing with every other seller at…Continue
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Test your website!…Continue
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In struggling through my taxes (along with everyone else this time of year), the number crunching reminded me of the 1099 "red flag" that probably triggered my tax audit in 2010. Don't let this happen to you!…
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Imagine you are a military helicopter pilot charged with a rescue mission in the choppy seas off of Wales. Prince William of England generously offered to be our model for this edifying story. (Thanks, Will.)
Someone fell off a fishing boat and is now missing at sea. Will must…Continue
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Originally posted by Harriete Estel Berman. Reposted with permission.
Normally we see art and craft in galleries, museums, stores, or online -- seldom does a venue actually reach out to the general public. Well, that's about to change! The Billboard Art Project breaks through all the ivory tower gates and grabs the…
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Sorry to be so harsh, but I am kind of bemused. It seems that tag lines are something that…Continue
Added by Harriete Estel Berman on March 15, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments
Time to get your business taxes ready.
For artists and makers, running your business in a manner compliant with I.R.S. rules can make a BIG DIFFERENCE between being declared a "business" instead of a "hobby".…
Added by Harriete Estel Berman on February 24, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments
CRITIQUE GROUP GUIDELINES
A Critique Group can offer friendly feedback and helpful perspective to artists and makers on a regular basis. Scheduled meetings also help you stay motivated with external deadlines (for each Critique Group meeting) and a break from the isolation of the studio.
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Coming up is my "anniversary" of my I.R.S. audit. Three summers ago, I was "invited" for a morning visit with the I.R.S. What a petrifying experience! Coffee was politely offered but my adrenaline was pumping already. Everything turned out fine...but perhaps you may gain some insight from how I survived economically unscathed and on
excellent terms with the I.R.S.…
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On the program today, I am delighted to have the opportunity to speak with Harriete Estel Berman, MFA, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, and BFA, Syracuse University. Berman has worked with recycled tin cans since 1988 creating jewelry to large sculptures. Since 2001 she has been working on Professional Guidelines offering advice and professional standards to the arts community.
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The primary focus of the exhibition and book is the influence of manufactured items transformed into sculpture and objects. The crafting of the work is a topic that runs throughout the book written by Mara Holt Skov and Steven Skov…Continue