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Financial First Aid Kit

Financial First Aid Kit

FINANCIAL READINESSUnanticipated expenses and events are often part of being an independent artist.Do you have cash or the equivalent on hand to handle a sudden and unforeseen $400 expense?If a serious emergency occurred, would you have access to funds (via savings,...
DOCUMENTATION:  Daily Practice Protects Careers

DOCUMENTATION: Daily Practice Protects Careers

“Document your studio work habits, it takes just a minute or two per day, and becomes second nature.” -Sam Hitchman     Ceramic artist Sam Hitchman’s Cincinnati, OH, studio sustained significant water damage when a neighbor’s water line burst...
Resolve to Be Safe in 2019!

Resolve to Be Safe in 2019!

Here’s a New Year’s resolution that can lead to a healthier and safer year for you and others in your studio. Resolve to take a little time this to review how you manage hazardous materials in your studio. This resolution could save your life! Fumes + Ventilation Many...
Winter Weather Preparedness Tips

Winter Weather Preparedness Tips

As freezing temperatures return to many parts of our country, it’s time to protect your art and studio from these and other hazards:Frozen water pipes, that burst and flood your studioHeavy snow loads or ice-laden trees causing  damage to your roof or other...