Artist Resources

Funding Resources
Illinois Arts Council Grants

Urbana Public Arts Grants

Creative Capital
Creative Capital was founded in 1999 to support artists pursuing adventurous and imaginative ideas, drawing on venture capital concepts to provide funding, counsel and career development services. It is the only national grantmaking and artist service organization for individual artists with an open application process, supporting projects in five disciplines: Emerging Fields, Film/Video, Innovative Literature, Performing and Visual Arts.

Heathcare
Artists' Health Insurance Resource Center

Champaign County Health Care Consumers
Introduction to new health insurance marketplace: PDF

Financial + Legal Resources
Art Law: What Artists Need To Know About Copyright

Insurance in the Arts - Easy to follow online pocket guides by discipline 

Taxes for Artists (powerpoint download)

Economics of a Photo Studio - Champaign photographer Chris Brown's breakdown of the finances behind running a business, Courtesy of Chris Brown, www.chrisbrownphoto.com

US Copyright Office

Russelll Law on Facebook - Elizabeth Russell, Attorney at Law, specializes in Arts Law. Her new book, Arts Law For Everyone: A Surprisingly Readable Guide for Arts Entrepreneurs, is coming in 2013.

Online Portfolio Resources  
40North.org Artist Directory — free, search engine optimized, local artist directory, upload up to 3 images or audio clips, bio and contact info, etc.

weebly — free

cargocollective — free but requires application

issuu — free: turn your pdf file into an interactive page turner

behance — $99/year