Business Topics for Artists with Benjamin Kerr, Esq. / Workshop

Start Date / Time: April 10, 2024 5:30 pm

End Date / Time: April 17, 2024 7:00 pm

Venue: Virtual

Price: Sliding Scale


 Business Topics for Artists
Wednesday, April 10 & April 17, 5:30-7 p.m. PST
Online Via Zoom. Sliding Scale (registration ends at 10 a.m. on the day of the workshop)

About the Workshop
This two-part workshop is led by Attorney Benjamin David Kerr of the Kerr Law Firm based in Seattle, WA. Each event will address different topics related to the business side of an art practice.  Artists will be led through important discussions related to running an art-focused business and will gain a deeper understanding of how to protect your practice, advocate for yourself and set your business up for success!  Topics include artist contracts and business entity formation.

This workshop will be recorded and available for registrants. Please allow two weeks for the recording to be sent.

About Benjamin David Kerr
Benjamin David Kerr, Esq. has been practicing law for 20 years and has extensive experience advising clients in a wide variety of practice areas including contract drafting, negotiation and review; entertainment law; business formation; intellectual property; real estate; landlord/tenant law; corporations and partnerships; and wills and estates. He has represented individuals, small businesses and corporate entities in state and federal courts, and arbitrations on a wide variety of commercial and civil litigation matters. He has litigated claims in state and federal courts and in multiple arbitration venues.

About Artist Trust
Artist Trust is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to support and encourage artists working in all disciplines to enrich community life throughout Washington State. Since its founding in 1986, Artist Trust has invested over $15 million in individual artists through grant programs and provides a comprehensive suite of professional development training and resources to help artists achieve their career goals. Learn more at

Have Questions?
Email Program Co-Director Lydia Boss.

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