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Contracts for Artists | Presentation + Workshop with Louise Carron of the Center for Art Law

Tuesday, February 23rd
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Event Description

Whether you work with a dealer or gallery to sell your art, or show in an alternative or community space, license your designs, or hire employees, contracts form an important part of an artist’s career. Join us Tuesday, February 23, and meet with Louise Carron, executive director of the Center for Art Law, whose presentation will help you to learn the basics of contract law and how to negotiate. This lecture/workshop offers ways to protect yourself when entering into agreements involving your art.

The presentation and workshop can be accessed by Zoom at https://illinoisstate.zoom.us/j/99208702761 (For passcode, please email Professor Claire Lieberman at clieber@ilstu.edu).

Louise Carron is the executive director at the Center for Art Law and an attorney who regularly teaches art law to visual artists and participates in conferences on legal issues surrounding the arts. Carron holds master’s degrees in French and U.S. comparative business law from the Université Paris Nanterre, and an LL.M from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. She is the co-chair of the Pro Bono Committee of the Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law Section of the New York State Bar Association.

A world-renowned asset to the art law field, the Center for Art Law is a New York-based research and education nonprofit that offers resources and programming for the advancement of a vibrant arts and law community. The Center is a centralized resource for understanding the legal framework surrounding the visual arts and cultural heritage, and facilitates conversations by hosting and participating in programs including its own Visual Artists’ Immigration Clinic, launched in January 2020.

“Contracts for Artists” is funded jointly by the Wonsook Kim School of Art and Career Services. It is open to all students, faculty, staff, etc.

For more information, please email Professor Claire Lieberman at clieber@ilstu.edu.

If you will need special accommodations, please contact the event organizer.