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  1. Annual Artist Survey
  2. Artist Trust Webinars
  3. Artist-Serving Organizations & Spaces
  4. Advocacy & Legal Assistance
  5. Art Archiving, Documentation & Handling
  6. Continuing Education
  7. Emergency Preparedness & Assistance
  8. Employment
  9. Equity
  10. Finances & Accounting
  11. Fiscal Sponsorship
  12. Funding
  13. Housing
  14. Health Services & Info
  15. Legacy & Estate Planning
  16. Promotion & Marketing
  17. Other Professional Resources
  18. Property, Liability & Special Event Insurance
  19. Residencies

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Annual Artist Survey

  1. 2017 Artist Survey
  2. 2016 Artist Survey

Artist Trust Webinars

  1. Webinar: A Look at Artists’ Legacy & Estate Planning
  2. Webinar: Fellowship 2017
  3. Webinar: 2016 Arts Innovator Award
  4. Webinar: 2016 Artists Up Grant LAB
  5. Webinar: 2016 Gar LaSalle Storyteller Award in Fiction
  6. Webinar: 2016 James W Ray
  7. Webinar: GAP 2016

Artist-Serving Organizations & Spaces

  1. List: Artist-Serving Organizations by County
  2. Town Hall Video: Affordable Housing and Work Spaces for Artists
  3. Music: Totem Star
  4. Listings Project - Real Estate
  5. STUSU - Studio Rentals/Sublets
  6. The Stranger
  7. Seattle Weekly
  8. Multi-discipline: City of Olympia Arts Commission
  9. Multi-discipline: City of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture
  10. Multi-discipline: 4Culture
  11. Multi-discipline: SouthEast Effective Development (SEED) Arts
  12. Visual: Forecast Public Art
  13. Performing: Musicians without Borders
  14. Literary: Erika Dreifus’s Practicing Writer
  15. Literary: The Associated Writers and Writing Programs
  16. Literary: The Seattle Review of Books
  17. Film/Media: Women Make Movies
  18. Film/Media: Women in Film Seattle
  19. Multi-discipline: Seattle Office of Film + Music
  20. Film/Media: Independent Television Service
  21. Edmonds Arts Commision
  22. Multi-discipline: ArtsWest
  23. Multi-discipline: Spokane Arts
  24. Theatre: ACT - A Contemporary Theatre
  25. Visual: Gallery 110
  26. Visual: Seattle Metals Guild
  27. Photography: Wall Space Gallery
  28. Multi-discipline: Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend
  29. Multi-discipline: ArtWorks, Edmonds
  30. Design: Danaca Design
  31. Visual: Sev Shoon Arts Center
  32. Multi-discipline: Henry Art Gallery
  33. Visual: Art/Not Terminal Gallery
  34. Theatre: Freehold Theatre, Seattle
  35. Performing: Seattle Theatre Group (STG)
  36. Folk/Traditional: Northwest Folklife
  37. Perfoming: Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, Seattle
  38. Music: Seattle Symphony
  39. Visual: HOLDstudios, Tacoma
  40. Multi-discipline: Craigslist
  41. Multi-discipline: Seattle Art Museum
  42. Visual: PUNCH Gallery
  43. Multi-discipline: INSCAPE
  44. Multi-discipline: Arts and Visually Impaired Audiences (AVIA)
  45. Multi-discipline: SIS Productions
  46. Multi-discipline: International Association of Residential Arts Centers (ResArtis)
  47. Multi-discipline: Confluence Gallery and Art Center
  48. Multi-discipline: Methow Arts Alliance
  49. Visual: Shift Gallery
  50. Multi-discipline: National Arts and Disability Center
  51. Visual: Georgetown Art Center
  52. Visual: Bemis Building - Live/Work Housing
  53. Multi-discipline: ActivSpace
  54. Film/Media: American Indian Film Institute
  55. Literary: Richard Hugo House, Seattle
  56. Theatre: PNTA Theater and Stage Store
  57. Multi-discipline: Woman Made Gallery
  58. Visual: Photo Center NW
  59. Performing: Fremont Studios, Seattle
  60. Performing: Rendezvous, Seattle
  61. Multi-discipline: Whidbey Island Center for the Arts
  62. Music: Rehearsal Works
  63. Multi-discipline: Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center
  64. Multi-discipline: Tryptos Studio Collective, Seattle
  65. Multi-discipline:Town Hall
  66. Performing: Stone Soup Theater
  67. Theatre: Seattle Public Theater
  68. Performing: City of Seattle Parks and Recreation
  69. Multi-discipline: Seattle Center Pavilion
  70. Multi-discipline: The Bing Crosby Theater, Spokane
  71. Performing: Merc Playhouse, Twisp
  72. Multi-discipline: Artis, Leavenworth
  73. Dance: Velocity Dance Center, Seattle
  74. Multi-discipline: ‘57 Biscayne - Artist Studios
  75. Multi-discipline: Jigsaw Renaissance - Learning and Making Community
  76. Multi-discipline: Rainier Valley Cultural Center, Seattle
  77. Performing: Open Flight Studio, Seattle
  78. Multi-discipline: Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, Seattle
  79. Multi-discipline: Space Finder Seattle
  80. Performing: Gallery 1412
  81. Performing: Chapel Performance Space
  82. Music: Practice Space Seattle
  83. Live/Work Art Spaces and Property Managers in Seattle
  84. Film/Media: Northwest Film Forum, Seattle
  85. Seattle/Chinatown/International District Preservation & Development Authority
  86. Multi-discipline: ArtsBrewery, Seattle
  87. Multi-discipline: Artspace Projects
  88. Multi-discipline: Pioneer Square Community Association, Seattle

Advocacy & Legal Assistance

  1. InfoGraphic: Quick Guide to Advocating for the NEA
  2. Article: Mutual Need, Mutual Respect
  3. Article: Don’t Fear the Contract
  4. Article: Business Licenses – What Artists Need to Know
  5. Article: Protecting Your Music on the Internet
  6. Article: Estate Planning for Composers: 10 Things to Do Before You Die
  7. Literary: PEN Writers’ Emergency Fund
  8. WSBA Moderate Means Program
  9. American Civil Liberties Union of Washington
  10. Artists Rights Society
  11. Washington State Bar Association
  12. Dispute Resolution Center, Seattle
  13. Open Door Legal Space, Seattle
  14. Performing: American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
  15. Literary: National Writers Union
  16. Washington Lawyers for the Arts
  17. The ALLIANCE for Media Arts and Culture
  18. Performing: Dramatists Guild of America
  19. Literary: American Society of Journalists and Authors
  20. Alliance of People with disAbilities
  21. Northwest Access Fund
  22. Performing: Jazz Foundation of America
  23. Film/Media: Independent Filmmaker Project
  24. Northwest Immigration Rights Project
  25. Multi-discipline: SouthEast Effective Development (SEED) Arts
  26. Visual: Graphic Artists Guild
  27. National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC)
  28. Legal Voice
  29. Washington Mediation Association
  30. Literary: Society of Professional Journalists, Washington Pro Chapter
  31. Literary: The Associated Writers and Writing Programs
  32. Benjamin Kerr, Attorney at Law
  33. Tenants Union
  34. Visual: American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP)
  35. Folk/Traditional: ONABEN
  36. Folk/Traditional: American Indian Artists, Inc
  37. Access Washington
  38. Nonprofit Assistance Center
  39. Washington State Arts Commission
  40. Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF)
  41. Wayfind
  42. US Patent and Trademark Office
  43. Art Law Journal by Orangenius
  44. Springboard for the Arts
  45. Literary: Authors Guild
  46. Performing: Recording Academy

Art Archiving, Documentation & Handling

  1. Article: Archives for Visual Artists: Frequently Asked Questions
  2. Listing: Statewide Archives for Washington State Visual Artists
  3. Listing: National Archives for Washington State Visual Artists
  4. Article: Creating a Living Legacy #1: An Introduction to Career Documentation
  5. Checklist: 2017 Artist Trust Estate Planning For Artists
  6. Article: Sound Support: How to Convert 35mm Slides to Digital Images
  7. Article: Creating a Living Legacy #2: Getting Started & Setting Goals
  8. Article: Creating a Living Legacy #3: Getting Assistance
  9. Article: Creating a Living Legacy #4: First Steps with Assistants
  10. Article: Creating a Living Legacy #5: Photographing Your Work
  11. Article: Creating a Living Legacy #6: The Physical Inventory
  12. Article: Creating a Living Legacy #7: Online Conservation Resources
  13. Article: Creating a Living Legacy #8: The Record-Keeping System
  14. Article: Creating a Living Legacy #9: Budgeting
  15. Article: Creating a Living Legacy #10: Storage & Storage Systems for Artists
  16. Article: Digital Images: The Way of the Future
  17. Article: Digital Image Tips
  18. Visual: Kevin McGowan Photography, Tacoma
  19. Film/Media: Breakout Productions, Yakima
  20. Visual: Adam Weintraub, Seattle
  21. Visual: Grace Weston Photography, Seattle
  22. Visual: Duncan Price, Tacoma
  23. Visual: Les Sterling, Photographer, Seattle
  24. Visual: Lumina Studios, Seattle
  25. KP Studios Art Documentation
  26. Museum Resource
  27. Artech Fine Art Services
  28. Craters & Freighters, Seattle
  29. Visual: Denny Park Fine Arts, Seattle
  30. Visual: Ken Wagner Photography Art, Seattle
  31. Visual: JMC Photography, Seattle
  32. Visual: Gloria de los Santos, Orient
  33. The Evergreen State College, Olympia
  34. R & R Custom ColorLab, Inc, Spokane
  35. Visual: Michelle Bates, Vashon Island
  36. ArtsWA: My Public Art Portal
  37. GYST-Ink
  38. Visual: American Society of Picture Professionals
  39. Visual: American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP)
  40. Visual: Artist Eye Portfolio Studio, Seattle
  41. Joan Mitchell Foundation
  42. McQuesten Framing & Fine Art Services, Seattle

Continuing Education

  1. Humanities Washington
  2. Visual: Seattle Print Arts
  3. Bellevue Arts Museum
  4. Performing: Theatre Communications Group
  5. Visual: Art&Education
  6. Folk/Traditional: Painted Sky, Portland
  7. Perfoming: American Indian Community House
  8. Performing: Meter Music School
  9. Visual: Essential Concepts of Landscape Painting
  10. Tinkertopia, LLC
  11. Visual: Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, NY
  12. Multi-discipline: Cornish College of the Arts
  13. Daniel Smith Artists’ Materials / Online Art Instruction Library
  14. ArtsEd Washington
  15. Frye Art Museum
  16. Visual: Museo Art Academy and Gallery
  17. Washington State University, Tri-Cities
  18. Film/Media: Seattle Film Institute
  19. Multi-discipline: Centrum
  20. Lower Columbia Community College
  21. University of Washington Bothell, Master of Arts in Cultural Studies (MACS)
  22. University of Washington Professional & Continuing Education
  23. Visual: Studio Steel LLC.
  24. Visual: Pratt Fine Arts Center
  25. Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
  26. Business of Crafts
  27. Perfoming: Central Washington Dance Academy, Ellensburg
  28. Literary: Field’s End: A Writers’ Community
  29. Performing: Karin Stevens Dance
  30. Goddard College
  31. Visual: Pottery Northwest
  32. Performing: Dance Art Group, Seattle
  33. Visual: Kirkland Arts Center
  34. Visual: Gage Academy of Art, Seattle
  35. Visual: Sarah Dillon Studio, Seattle
  36. Performing: Mystik Dream Dance Company, Spokane
  37. Literary: Poets & Writers Inc.
  38. Multi-discipline: School of Visual Concepts, Seattle
  39. Visual: Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood
  40. Literary: Gay City x Smudgy Notebook
  41. Artist Trust
  42. Literary: Society of Professional Journalists, Washington Pro Chapter
  43. Literary: Poynter
  44. Literary: The Associated Writers and Writing Programs
  45. Edmonds Arts Commision
  46. ArtsWA: My Public Art Portal
  47. Visual: American Society of Picture Professionals
  48. Visual: American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP)
  49. American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)
  50. Surface Design Association
  51. Folk/Traditional: American Indian Artists, Inc
  52. Visual: Seattle Metals Guild
  53. Jack Straw Productions (JSP)
  54. The Center for Fine Art Photography
  55. Multi-discipline: Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend
  56. Sammamish Valley Arts Center
  57. Design: Danaca Design
  58. Visual: Sev Shoon Arts Center
  59. American Composers Forum
  60. Theatre: Freehold Theatre, Seattle
  61. Visual: Glass Art Society
  62. Multi-discipline: Seattle Art Museum
  63. Creative Capital
  64. One-on-One Coaching for Artists & Writers with Gigi Rosenberg
  65. Multi-discipline: Methow Arts Alliance
  66. Multi-discipline: National Arts and Disability Center
  67. Literary: Richard Hugo House, Seattle
  68. Multi-discipline: Woman Made Gallery
  69. Visual: Photo Center NW
  70. Multi-discipline: Artis, Leavenworth
  71. Dance: Velocity Dance Center, Seattle
  72. Multi-discipline: Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, Seattle
  73. Film/Media: Northwest Film Forum, Seattle
  74. Community for Accredited Schools Online
  75. 150 Resources to Help You Write Better, Faster, and More Persuasively

Emergency Preparedness & Assistance

  1. Article: Environmental Concerns
  2. Article: Safety Concerns for Studio Artists
  3. Article: Safekeeping of Business & Artistic Records
  4. Article: Studio Earthquake Preparedness
  5. Google Doc: Harm Reduction for DIY Venues
  6. The Haven Foundation
  7. Media: Rhythm & Blues Foundation Financial Assistance
  8. Media: Pioneers Assistance Fund (PAF)
  9. Literary: PEN Writers’ Emergency Fund
  10. Media: Motion Picture and Television Fund
  11. Literary: Hero Initiative Grants
  12. Literary: Carnegie Fund for Authors
  13. Literary: Book Industry Charitable Foundation Financial Assistance Program
  14. Alliance of Artists Communities Emergency Funds for Individual Artists
  15. Artists’ Charitable Fund
  16. Performing: Actors Fund of America Emergency Assistance
  17. Multi-discipline: National Endowment for the Arts
  18. Museum Resource
  19. City of Seattle Emergency Management
  20. Santa Fe Art Institute
  21. The ALLIANCE for Media Arts and Culture
  22. CERF+ Studio Protector: The Artist Safety Net
  23. Federal Emergency Management Agency
  24. Craft Emergency Relief Fund + Artists’ Emergency Resources
  25. Performing: Society of Singers
  26. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  27. Visual: Artists’ Fellowship, Inc.
  28. Performing: Dramatists Guild of America
  29. Performing: Screen Actors Guild Emergency Assistance
  30. Literary: Authors League Fund
  31. National Safety Council
  32. Literary: American Society of Journalists and Authors
  33. Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Foundation, Inc.
  34. Performing: Jazz Foundation of America
  35. Literary: PEN American Center
  36. Multi-discipline: Foundation for Contemporary Arts
  37. Performing: Sweet Relief
  38. Performing: Musicians Foundation, Inc
  39. Multi-discipline: The Creative Resistance Fund
  40. Visual: American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP)
  41. Access Washington
  42. The American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works
  43. Joan Mitchell Foundation
  44. United Indians of All Tribes Foundation
  45. Springboard for the Arts
  46. Washington Women in Need
  47. Crisis Clinic
  48. Actors’ Fund of America
  49. Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner
  50. Performing: Recording Academy
  51. Essential Guide To Flood Planning & Preparation

Employment

  1. Multi-discipline: Teaching Artist Pay Rate Calculator
  2. Vacation With An Artist (VAWAA)
  3. Performing: PerformersCallboard
  4. Performing: Theatre Communications Group
  5. Visual: Art&Education
  6. The Ultimate Guide to Completing a Job Application Form
  7. Literary: National Writers Union
  8. Performing: MoneyGeek / Careers in Music
  9. Media Bistro
  10. Literary: Northwest Independent Editors Guild
  11. Filter
  12. Idealist.org
  13. Film/Media: EntertainmentCareers.net
  14. The Stranger
  15. Seattle Weekly
  16. The ALLIANCE for Media Arts and Culture
  17. Chronicle of Higher Education
  18. Washington State Careers
  19. Backstage Jobs
  20. Alliance of Artist Communities
  21. Aviso
  22. Multi-discipline: City of Olympia Arts Commission
  23. ArtDeadline.com
  24. Multi-discipline: 4Culture
  25. Work Source
  26. Literary: Who Pays Writers
  27. Art Deadlines List
  28. Multi-discipline: Craigslist
  29. Springboard for the Arts

Equity

  1. Glossary: Grant Terminology by Spokane Arts
  2. A Guide to Bullying: What You Can Do
  3. Making Waves: A Guide to Cultural Strategy
  4. Glossary: Racial Equity Tools
  5. Speak Up! Handbook: Responding to Everyday Bigotry
  6. Article: Why It’s So Hard to Talk to White People About Racism
  7. Article: Bryan Stevenson on Charleston and Our Real Problem with Race
  8. Article: White Terrorism Is as Old as America
  9. Article: Eyes Wide Open: The Potentials (and pitfalls) of Partnership
  10. Race to Lead: Confronting the Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap
  11. Artists Thrive Rubric
  12. BFAMFAPhD
  13. Film/Media: Women in Film Seattle
  14. Leadership Tomorrow: Diversity and Human Relations Bibliography
  15. Racial Equity Toolkit 2016
  16. White Supremacy Culture
  17. Equity vs. Equality: Understanding the Differences
  18. United Indians of All Tribes Foundation
  19. What To Do Instead of Calling the Police: A Guide, A Syllabus, A Conversation, A Process
  20. Equal Justice Initiative
  21. Fostering an Inclusive Community

Finances & Accounting

  1. Article: Do You Trade or Barter? Don’t Mess with the IRS
  2. Ventures
  3. Visual: American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP)
  4. Folk/Traditional: ONABEN
  5. Access Washington
  6. Nonprofit Assistance Center
  7. A & E Tax Service
  8. Creative Capital
  9. Jacobson Jarvis & Co, PLLC
  10. Howard Choder
  11. Artist Pension Trust

Fiscal Sponsorship

  1. Alliance of Artist Communities
  2. Film/Media: Women Make Movies
  3. Film/Media: Northwest Film Center
  4. Shunpike
  5. African Voices
  6. Film/Media: Independent Filmmaker Project
  7. Multi-discipline: Fractured Atlas
  8. Nonprofit Assistance Center
  9. Fiscal Sponsor Directory
  10. Film/Media: Filmmakers Collaborative
  11. Seattle Parks Foundation
  12. Foundation for Independent Artists
  13. CounterPulse
  14. Center for Independent Documentary
  15. Springboard for the Arts

Funding

  1. Article: Behind the Curtain: Grant Panels
  2. Webinar: 2018 Arts Innovator Award
  3. Article: Cover Letter Essentials
  4. Reference Guide: Arts Innovator Award
  5. Reference Guide: Artist Trust Fellowship Grant
  6. Reference Guide: Artist Trust GAP Award
  7. Glossary: Grant Terminology by Spokane Arts
  8. Webinar: Fellowship 2017
  9. Webinar: 2016 Arts Innovator Award
  10. Webinar: 2016 Artists Up Grant LAB
  11. Webinar: 2016 Gar LaSalle Storyteller Award in Fiction
  12. Webinar: 2016 James W Ray
  13. Webinar: GAP 2016
  14. Article: Digital Images: The Way of the Future
  15. Article: Digital Image Tips
  16. Article: Literature & Theater Manuscript Tips
  17. Article: Artist Statement Essentials
  18. Multi-discipline: Teaching Artist Pay Rate Calculator
  19. The Haven Foundation
  20. Media: Rhythm & Blues Foundation Financial Assistance
  21. Vacation With An Artist (VAWAA)
  22. Humanities Washington
  23. Kickstarter
  24. Visual: Seattle Print Arts
  25. Multi-discipline: National Endowment for the Arts
  26. Performing: Theatre Communications Group
  27. Potlatch Fund
  28. IndieGoGo
  29. WomenArts
  30. Art in General
  31. Cultural Facilities Fund, Seattle
  32. Folk/Traditional: First Peoples Fund
  33. Puffin Foundation
  34. Film/Media: International Documentary Association
  35. Film/Media: Northwest Film Center
  36. Multi-discipline: Hatchfund
  37. Multi-discipline: Centrum
  38. Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
  39. Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Foundation, Inc.
  40. Multi-discipline: Foundation for Contemporary Arts
  41. Literary: Poets & Writers Inc.
  42. Performing: The MAP Fund
  43. Multi-discipline: City of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture
  44. Multi-discipline: 4Culture
  45. Artist Trust
  46. National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC)
  47. Visual: The Pollock-Krasner Foundation
  48. Visual: The Betty Bowen Award
  49. Performing: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF)
  50. Film/Media: Women in Film Seattle
  51. Film/Media: Independent Television Service
  52. Ventures
  53. GrantSpace
  54. Foundation Center
  55. Edmonds Arts Commision
  56. Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
  57. Art Deadlines List
  58. Doolittle+Bird
  59. Multi-discipline: Spokane Arts
  60. Tacoma Arts Commission
  61. City of Redmond Arts Program
  62. Seattle Area Filmmakers
  63. Folk/Traditional: American Indian Artists, Inc
  64. Native American Public Telecommunications
  65. Visual: Seattle Metals Guild
  66. Film/Media: Filmmakers Collaborative
  67. Washington State Arts Commission
  68. Multi-discipline: Methow Arts Alliance

Housing

  1. Town Hall Video: Affordable Housing and Work Spaces for Artists
  2. Listings Project - Real Estate
  3. Youngstown Cultural Arts Center- Cooper Artist Housing- Live/Work Housing
  4. Good Shepard Center- Live/Work Housing
  5. Tenants Union of Washington State
  6. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  7. Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
  8. Artspace Everett Lofts- Live/Work Housing
  9. Capitol Hill Housing
  10. ArtHome - Mortgage Strategies Handbook
  11. Article: How to Get a Mortgage As A Self-Employed Artist
  12. Washington Low Income Housing Alliance
  13. Seattle.gov Renter Info
  14. Old Rainier Brewery
  15. McKinley Artist Lofts- Live/Work Housing
  16. Artspace Hiawatha Lofts- Live/Work Housing
  17. Mt. Baker Lofts- Live/Work Housing
  18. Tashiro Kaplan Lofts - Live/Work Housing
  19. Visual: Bemis Building - Live/Work Housing
  20. Live/Work Art Spaces and Property Managers in Seattle

Health Services & Info

  1. Article: Finding Health Care
  2. Washington Healthcare and Navigators Finder
  3. University of Washington School of Dentistry Student Clinics
  4. Lifelong AIDS Alliance
  5. EHealthinsurance.com
  6. Seattle Indian Health Board
  7. National Eating Disorders Association
  8. Multi-discipline: Arts and Visually Impaired Audiences (AVIA)
  9. Indian Health Services
  10. Springboard for the Arts
  11. Washington Association of Community & Migrant Health Centers
  12. Artist Health Insurance Resource Center
  13. Smash Seattle
  14. American Association of Retired Persons
  15. Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of Washington
  16. Community Health Plan of Washington
  17. DentalPlans.com
  18. Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors
  19. MusicPro Insurance Agency
  20. Regence BlueShield
  21. Group Health Cooperative
  22. Dental Health Services
  23. Neighborcare Health Centers
  24. Lifewise Health Plan of Washington
  25. Social Security Administration
  26. Country Doctor Community Clinic
  27. Insurance Information Institute
  28. Costco Health Insurance
  29. Gay City Health Insurance
  30. Dove House Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program
  31. Washington Women in Need
  32. Crisis Clinic
  33. Actors’ Fund of America
  34. Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner
  35. Performing: Recording Academy
  36. Washington State Health Care Authority
  37. Seattle Indian Health Board

Legacy & Estate Planning

  1. Webinar: A Look at Artists’ Legacy & Estate Planning
  2. Podcast: What Happens When An Author Dies: Estate Planning With Kathryn Goldman
  3. Article: Estate Planning for Composers: 10 Things to Do Before You Die
  4. Media: Motion Picture and Television Fund
  5. POBA: Creative Legacies, Creative Futures
  6. Washington Lawyers for the Arts
  7. Art Law Journal by Orangenius
  8. The American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works
  9. Senior Artists Initiative
  10. The Art Legacy
  11. Estate Planning Workbook
  12. Joan Mitchell Foundation

Promotion & Marketing

  1. Websites 101: Online Portfolios - How to Setup & What to Include
  2. Article: Do Artists Need to Network?
  3. Article: Building Your Own Website
  4. Article: Cover Letter Essentials
  5. Article: How Do I Write a Résumé?
  6. Article: Social Networking for Artists
  7. Music: Content Marketing for Musicians
  8. Media: First Nations Films
  9. Working Artists Org
  10. Webinar: Branding for Artists Demystified: Are you doing it right?
  11. Video: Marketing for Artist 101
  12. Podcast: Artistic Budgeting
  13. E-Book: Making Your Life as an Artist
  14. Free toolkit: Design Your Personal Brand in 3 Steps Artists & Creatives
  15. National Arts Marketing Project: Resource Library
  16. The Space
  17. Visual: Art Show
  18. Visual: World Wide Arts Resources - Absolute Art
  19. Visual: Art in America Annual Gallery Guide
  20. Visual: Preview
  21. Performing: Soundcloud
  22. Performing: Bandcamp
  23. Authentic Promotion
  24. Art Biz Blog
  25. Art Deadlines List
  26. Furniture Society
  27. Doolittle+Bird
  28. Multi-discipline: Spokane Arts
  29. Tacoma Arts Commission
  30. GYST-Ink
  31. Sasquatch Books
  32. Mercer Island Arts Council
  33. City of Redmond Arts Program
  34. Visual: American Society of Picture Professionals
  35. American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)
  36. Artisan Tile NW, Seattle
  37. National Arts Marketing Project
  38. Seattle Area Filmmakers
  39. Surface Design Association
  40. Songwriters Guild of America
  41. Washington Blues Society
  42. Folk/Traditional: American Indian Artists, Inc
  43. Native American Public Telecommunications
  44. Art Access
  45. Corvidae Press
  46. Longhouse Education & Cultural Center/Database
  47. Visual: Seattle Metals Guild
  48. The Center for Fine Art Photography
  49. LUX Media/501
  50. Works Consulting
  51. Seattle Art Dealers Association
  52. 33 Image Design
  53. Art Guide Northwest
  54. Pacific Northwest Artists
  55. Arts Northwest
  56. AdvisArts Consulting
  57. Olympia Art League
  58. CODAworx
  59. Sammamish Valley Arts Center
  60. Victory Music
  61. Bainbridge Island Arts & Humanities Council
  62. Visual: Artist Eye Portfolio Studio, Seattle
  63. American Composers Forum
  64. SeattlePerforms.com
  65. Visual: Glass Art Society
  66. One-on-One Coaching for Artists & Writers with Gigi Rosenberg
  67. Washington State Arts Commission
  68. How to Get Radio Play on KEXP
  69. Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF)
  70. Multi-discipline: INSCAPE
  71. Multi-discipline: Methow Arts Alliance
  72. Multi-discipline: National Arts and Disability Center
  73. Multi-discipline: Woman Made Gallery

Other Professional Resources

  1. Article: Mutual Need, Mutual Respect
  2. Article: Sound Support: How to Convert 35mm Slides to Digital Images
  3. Article: Do Artists Need to Network?
  4. Article: Protecting Your Music on the Internet
  5. Article: Your Business
  6. Article: Social Networking for Artists
  7. Music: Totem Star
  8. Multi-discipline: Teaching Artist Pay Rate Calculator
  9. Vacation With An Artist (VAWAA)
  10. Working Artists Org
  11. Performing: Bainbridge Performing Arts
  12. West Seattle Tool Library
  13. Seattle Housing Authority
  14. Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council
  15. Multi-discipline: ArtWalla
  16. InterIm Community Development Association
  17. Literary: SIS Writers Group
  18. Delridge Neighborhood Development Association
  19. City of Seattle Office of Housing
  20. Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas
  21. Central Area Development Association
  22. Washington Small Business Development Center
  23. Allied Arts of Seattle
  24. Fremont Arts Council
  25. Visual: Ethical Metalsmiths
  26. Visual: Evergreen Association of Fine Arts (EAFA)
  27. United Way of King County
  28. Visual: Society of North American Goldsmiths
  29. Small Business Administration
  30. Multi-discipline: Mukilteo Arts Guild
  31. Visual: Women Painters of Washington
  32. Visual: Art Show
  33. Visual: Forecast Public Art
  34. Performing: Musicians without Borders
  35. Performing: Pacific NW Chapter of The Grammys
  36. Literary: Society of Professional Journalists, Washington Pro Chapter
  37. Literary: Erika Dreifus’s Practicing Writer
  38. Multi-discipline: The Anti 9-to-5 Guide
  39. Literary: The Seattle Review of Books
  40. Film/Media: Women in Film Seattle
  41. Multi-discipline: Seattle Office of Film + Music
  42. Film/Media: Independent Television Service
  43. Film/Media: ActionCutPrint
  44. Creative Commons
  45. Multi-discipline: Spokane Arts
  46. Creative Empowerment Coaching
  47. Velocity Dance Center STANCE: Journal of Choreographic Culture
  48. National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA)
  49. Multi-discipline: Arts and Visually Impaired Audiences (AVIA)
  50. Glass Elevator Arts

Property, Liability & Special Event Insurance

  1. Article: Liability Insurance Basics
  2. The ALLIANCE for Media Arts and Culture
  3. Jewelers Mutual Insurance
  4. Soundview Insurance Agency, Inc
  5. John Buttine Insurance
  6. ACT Insurance
  7. Access Washington
  8. NW Insurance Council
  9. Sprague Israel Giles Inc.
  10. Safeco
  11. RLI Insurance Company
  12. Arts & Entertainment Insurance
  13. Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of Washington
  14. MusicPro Insurance Agency
  15. Insurance Information Institute
  16. Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner
  17. CSI Special Event Insurance

Residencies

  1. Article: Artists’ Residencies: A Time for Art
  2. Literary: Hedgebrook
  3. Literary: Amtrak Residency
  4. TransArtists
  5. Elsewhere Artist Collaborative, NC
  6. Sculpture Space
  7. Elsewhere Studios Residency, CO
  8. Jack Straw Productions (JSP)
  9. Sustainable Arts Society, GA
  10. Artist Residency Program at the Sou’wester Lodge
  11. Centrum Artist Residency Program, Port Townsend
  12. The Arctic Circle
  13. Kala Art Institute, CA
  14. Anderson Center, MN
  15. I-Park Foundation, CT
  16. McColl Center for Art + Innovation, NC
  17. The MacDowell Colony, NH
  18. Sitka Center for Art and Ecology Residency Program
  19. Djerassi Resident Artists Program, CA
  20. 18th Street Arts Center, CA
  21. Art Farm Artist Residency Program, NE
  22. Weir Farm Art Center Residency, CT
  23. The Bogliasco Foundation Residency, Italy
  24. The Sam and Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts Residency, NY
  25. Emmanuel College Artist Residency, MA
  26. NARS International Artist Residency Program, NY
  27. Crosshatch Hill House Artist Residency Program, MI
  28. The League Residency at Vyt, NY
  29. Multi-discipline: International Association of Residential Arts Centers (ResArtis)
  30. National Park Arts Foundation Artist in Residence Programs