Creative Entrepreneurship

Biz

Here are some websites that will teach and inspire you about running your professional art/craft business.

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For Artists:

Artist Etiquette – Behavior for Respected Artisans, written by the members of Rochester Artisans.
Art Biz Blogfor the Business of Being an Artist.
Artist Networks of Upstate New York
Arts Business Institute Art School Didn’t Teach You the Business of Art. We do.
Designing an MBACreative Focused Business Thinking.
Escape from Cubicle NationFrom Corporate Prisoner to Thriving Entrepreneur.
HandmadeologyThe Science of Handmade.
Indie Retail Academy

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Podcasts we like to listen to while working in our studios:

After the Jump
Art Fair Radio
Artists Helping Artists
CraftCast
CraftSanity (Looks like Jennifer stopped recording these in 2012 but there are 129 podcasts archived for your listening pleasure!)
CraftyPod
Etsy Conversations
Hello Craft
Smart Creative Women
Metalsmith Bench Talk
While She Naps

Do you have a favorite to add to our list? Email me at rochesterartisans@rochester.rr.com.

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For Show Organizers in the Rochester, NY Area:

Looking for artisans? Here’s how I can help you:

Email me this completed Event Distribution Request application submission form with your application, info sheet, flyer (whatever you have that will help our artists make an informed decision) and I’ll share it with our 675+ Rochester Artisan members.

If any Rochester Artisans members are selected for your event, I’ll list it on our website’s Shows page. I’ll share your show throughout our social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest.

You are also welcome to write a guest post for our blog to be published 1 week in advance of your event. Our blog automatically notifies our followers and auto-publishes throughout our social media.

Happy Artists are Returning Artists, written by the members of Rochester Artisans.
Resources for Promoting Art & Craft Shows in the Rochester, NY Area
(Excel Spreadsheet is a free download.)
Kindly email me any updates, corrections, additions – so we can keep this sheet relevant and useful!

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Starting a new business in Monroe County, New York State? Here’s a good place to start:

New York State – Filing for a DBA in Monroe County
New York State – How to Register for NY State Sales Tax
ST120 Resale Certificate Note: This form requires your valid tax ID number.
New York State Business Etsy Team
IRS Pub 535 Business Expenses
IRS Business Travel Expenses

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Studio Space Often Available:

Anderson Alley Artists
The Hungerford
Rochester Contemporary Art Center
Shoe Factory Art Co-Op
Studio 34 | Creative Arts Learning Center
Turk Hill Crafts

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Guilds & Art Organizations:

Genesee Valley Handspinners Guild
Irondequoit Craft Guild
Rochester NY Etsy Street Team

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