Art, Inc.: The Essential Guide for Building Your Career as an Artist

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You don't have to starve to be an artist. Build a career doing what you love. In this practical guide, professional artist Lisa Congdon reveals the many ways you can earn a living by making art-through illustration, licensing, fine art sales, print sales, teaching, and beyond. Including industry advice from such successful art-world pros as Nikki McClure, Mark Hearld, Paula Scher, and more, Art, Inc. will equip you with the tools-and the confidence-to turn your passion into a profitable business.

  • Set actionable goals
  • Diversify your income
  • Manage your bookkeeping
  • Copyright your work
  • Promote with social media
  • Build a standout website
  • Exhibit with galleries
  • Sell and price your work
  • License your art
  • Acquire an agent
  • And much more


By Lisa Congdon
Foreword by Jonathan Fields
Edited by Meg Mateo Ilasco

184 pages
5.5 x 8 inches
ISBN 9781452128269
Chronicle Books