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Arts and Artists Guide

"If you are an artist or are starting an arts-related business in Ontario, you may be looking for information on programs and services that can help you achieve your goals. Whether you are a dancer or visual artist, a publisher or game developer, there are resources that may be useful to you."

How to Start an Artisan and Craft Business in Ontario

"The artisanal and craft industries are comprised of many disciplines, and can include a number of professions, from sculptors or quilters, to jewellery-maker or a mechanic who custom-designs vehicles. Artisanal businesses and craft businesses produce a wide variety of products ranging from unique handmade artistic items to mass-produced collectibles or specialty items. In fact, any business creating and selling products made with a “personal touch" could be defined as an artisanal or craft business."

Art Business Info for Artists

"Information, Resources, Guides and Tips for Artists."


The First Steps to Starting an Art Business

"Follow these eight steps when starting an art business to set yourself up for success."

Article by: Artwork Archive

"Here are some helpful art business facts for every professional artist. They will serve you well throughout your art career."

Article by: Renee Phillips