Resources include job search sites, grant information, competitions, fellowships, copyright information, gallery listings, professional organizations, self-promotion, freelance jobs, and more.

  1. Artists Resources
  2. Freelance
  3. Job Search & Creative Staffing Agencies
  4. Legal & Business Resources
  5. Professional Organizations
  6. Relocation Tools
  7. Self Promotion Resources
  8. Recommended Reading

Artists Resources


  • – Promotional service for photographers and illustrators
  • – The Artists' Health Insurance Resources Center 
  • The Business of Being an Artist, Third Edition by Daniel Grant
  • Business and Legal Forms for Crafts by Tad Crawford
  • Business and Legal Forms for Fine Artists by Tad Crawford
  • Business and Legal Forms for Industrial Designers by Tad Crawford, Eva Doman Bruck and Carl W. Battle
  • Contract Terms and Conditions Reference for Product Design Consultants,
  • – Freelance resource for designers, illustrators and photographers
  • Fair Use, Free Use and Use by Permission. How to Handle Copyrights in All Media by Lee Wilson
  • Graphic Artists Guild Handbook: Pricing & Ethical Guidelines, 12th Edition, Graphic Artists Guild Handbook
  • – The business of art, getting your Sh*t together
  • How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist, Selling Yourself without Selling Your Soul 5th ed. by Carol Michels
  • Inside the Business of Illustration by Steven Heller and Marshall Arisman
  • The Interior Designer's Guide to Pricing, Estimating, and Budgeting by Theo Stephan Williams
  • – Website for illustrators to market work cost effectively
  • – Trademarks, Copyright, Patents, Incorporation, LLC's and more
  • Licensing Art 101, Third Edition: Publishing and Licensing Your Artwork for Profit by Michael Woodward
  • – Health care information for artists, artist spaces and communities
  • – Copyright information
  • Pricing Photography by Michael Heron and David MacTavish
  • – Resource for illustrators to sell prints
  • – Resources for managing applications for art shows, festivals and fairs

Job Search & Creative Staffing Agencies

In addition to job search tools, these sites may also include salary surveys, salary negotiation, networking and other helpful search tips.

Professional Organizations

Professional Organizations are a great resource for networking, competitions, salary surveys, conferences and events, industry standards, access to directories and/or job listings and professional ethics.

Relocation Tools

Self Promotion Resources

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