Crowdfunding Resources for Nonprofits and Art-repreneurs

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Entrepreneurs, artists, art-repreneurs, non-profits, and, well, everyone it seems, are jumping into the crowdfunding mix. We’re here to help! TechSoup has a forum “Which Crowdfunding Platform is best for your Nonprofit?” – a good starting point if your organization is thinking of using one of these sites. On September 19, WLA and Seattle University School […]

Crowdfunding 101: Funding Your Passion | September 19, 2014

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Enabling artists and creative entrepreneurs to fully explore their work via community support has been a recent and exciting development locally, nationally and internationally. This program comprised of Lawyers, Artists, Legislative Experts and Academics will explore in two substantive panel sessions the methodology, challenges and opportunities in community sourced capital. Whether you are considering using […]

How to Get Paid – November 19, 2014

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You’ve worked hard to get the project and do the work—but how do you make sure you actually get paid for your time and effort? Join us for a brown bag lunch presentation that offers valuable legal strategies to secure payment for your artwork or artistic services and explain the legal remedies available when you […]

Musicians’ Legal Mixtape – April 16, 2014

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Being in a band can leave you with Sweet Emotions or stuck in Heartbreak Hotel. Come hear promoter-turned-entertainment lawyer Joleen Winther Hughes and Seattle-based talent manager Mackenzie McAninch talk about key legal and business issues You Oughta Know so you can create your own sweet tunes and rebound quickly when it’s time to Go Your […]

Federal Tax Workshop • March 12, 2014

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Depreciation, capital gains, deductions, W-2s, 1099s! Having trouble keeping track of it all? Neil Sussman’s popular tax workshop is back to guide artists and their attorneys through yet another season of gains, losses, formulas and forms. Learn all the basics you need, plus special tips and what’s new for your 2013 tax return.Designed specifically to […]

Gallery Law Workshop: January 29!

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You asked, we’re delivering! By popular demand, we’re bringing you Gallery Law, a lunchtime presentation on current legal issues that arise when working with art dealers and galleries. Presenter Alison Ivey will cover: consignment of artworks for sale through galleries (both artist to gallery and collector to gallery), fiduciary duties of dealers and gallerists, and […]