By Pamela Slim
These days it's more and more infrequent to have a strong occupation in any box. an increasing number of people are mixing immense corporation jobs, startup gigs, freelance paintings, and volunteer aspect initiatives. We take percentages to extend our wisdom, services, and event. yet how can we make feel of that sort of career—and clarify it?
Pamela narrow, the acclaimed writer of Escape from Cubicle Nation, provides us the instruments to have significant careers during this new global of labor. She exhibits how to define the connections between varied accomplishments, promote your tale, and continuously reinvent and relaunch your model.
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Paragraph 4) ❏ Require return of the artworks to the artist at ❏ Give the artist a security interest in the artworks to protect against claims by creditors of the recipient. Security interests are reviewed under Other Provisions for Form 1. ❏ Review the standard provisions in the introductory pages and compare with Paragraphs 7–8. the expense of the recipient. (Paragraph 4) ❏ Require recipient to pay for the transportation from the artist to the recipient. An abbreviated form of the Schedule of Artworks for Form 6 appears below.
Photographing Work................................................................................ Party for opening..................................................................................... Shipping to purchasers........................................................................... Transporting Work back to the Artist (including insurance and packing)......... All other expenses arising from the exhibition........................................ 45 BLF Fine Artists 001-100 8/31/05 8:21 PM Page 46 BUSINESS AND LEGAL FORMS FOR FINE ARTISTS No expense which is to be shared shall be incurred by either party without the prior written consent of the other party as to the amount of the expense.
However, the artist must check on a state-by-state basis to determine the status of the law. One way to do this is to contact the nearest group of volunteer lawyers for the arts. Insofar as possible, the artist must verify that the gallery is stable financially. Of course, it can be difficult to know what goes on behind the scenes at an apparently successful enterprise. But late payments to other artists or suppliers certainly suggest economic difficulty. In any case, one might want to obtain a security interest in the work in order to have a right to the work even if the gallery does go bankrupt.