Confused about how copyrights, contracts, and licensing relate to your arts practice? Shea Oliver, an Intellectual Property Attorney with Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC, will walk us through the Fair Use Doctrine and how to use a “take down notice.” She’ll answer questions like: Why should artists bother with contracts? How do we protect ourselves when we license our artwork or when working collaboratively? Bring your questions.
Crosstown Arts’ Open Crit series, organized in partnership with ArtsMemphis, is a monthly critique event where visual artists are invited to bring new and/or in-progress studio work for critical feedback and group discussion particular to each artist’s practice. All sessions are free and open to the public.
We invite residents and business owners in Crosstown to join us and meet your neighbors as we learn about organic foods, long-term sustainability, and ways to improve mind, body, and spirit at Crosstown Concourse, our very own vertical “organic” village. This month’s speakers will include Mama Gaia co-owner Philipp von Holtzendorff-Fehling and Crosstown Arts co-leader Todd Richardson.
Hustle: professional development for artists is a free program organized by ArtsMemphis, UrbanArt Commission, and Crosstown Arts. The series will provide visual artists with information, resources, and opportunities to support them in the development of their professional careers.