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Old 05-21-2003, 06:52 PM
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Smile Publications with sample contracts for sculptors

Dear Sculpture Community,

Many sculptors contact the International Sculpture Center in search of information about sample contracts. Here are some ideas for follow up. We hope that those of you who check out these suggestions and or others, will share your personal experiences with us on the ISC Website ( on Sculpture Community. Let us know what works for you and what to avoid. Thanks in advance and we look forward to learning from each other!

1) Allworth Press, check out their website at: and publications, Artist-Gallery Partnership: A Practical Guide to Consigning Art (includes sample contracts between artist and dealer suitable for us) and Licensing Art & Design.

2) Americans For the Arts, check out their website at: and publications, Art Business Encyclopedia: For Artists, Collectors, Dealers, Galleries, Museums and Their Attorneys. This book may also be in your local library.

3) Artist Trust, check out their website at: and publication, Artists' Assets, which is published annually and provides advice on a wide range of topics including contracts.

4) Artnetwork, check out their website at: and publication, Art Office: 80+ Business Forms, Forms, Sample Letters for Artists Forms include: Twelve-month planning calendar, sales agreement, model release, rental-lease agreement, Form VA, slide reference sheet, competition record, target marketing chart, marketing plans, press release, and more. It is okay to copy these forms!

Best regards to all,
Carol Sterling
Director of Education
International Sculpture Center*
14 Fairgrounds Road, Suite B
Hamilton, New Jersey 08619-3447
T: 609-689-1051, x 107
F: 509-689-1061
*Publisher of Sculpture Magazine
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