Category Archives: Legal Issues

Character Study: Type Design’s Past, Present, and Future

Anna Richard presented an engaging overview of typography and type design at the October CDPUG meeting. Her passion was quite evident throughout the talk. She started at the beginning, her beginning. From an early age she enjoyed math and rarely missed an episode of the TV show Numbers. Anna also enjoys art, creating her first book at two-years old! At… Read more »

My Experience with the “Artist as an Entrepreneur” (AEI) Workshops

By Jeff Poplar I have attended three AEI at Summit Art Space classes so far and the experience has been more than satisfying. The atmosphere is not one of a typical classroom—here, you are integrated into an “art space” so to speak. It is very comfortable and conducive to interaction between the teacher and the students. Carolyn Bagley, a fireball,… Read more »

Book Resources Regarding Contracts, Forms, and Legal Issues for Creatives

Recommended book resources regarding contracts, from Kristen Stuart of Lodestar Visons for follow-up from the January 31st, 2013 CDPUG program entitled “Best Business Practices for the Creative Professional: How To Be A Mega Success Story.” The Creative Business Guide to Running a Graphic Design Business”  by Cameron S. Foote (an excellent source regarding organization, personnel, marketing yourself, operations, samples & forms)… Read more »

COSE Arts Network Social

Arts Network Social Tuesday, November 01, 2011 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Join us for our fall/winter social event at the Happy Dog, an independent live music venue and restaurant that anchors the Gordon Square Arts District. The Happy Dog, with its menu of gourmet hot dogs (vegan options available), tater tots and over 50 toppings, was recently featured on the Food… Read more »

Arts Network Educational Event: What Artists Need to Know about Intellectual Property in the New Media Age!

Thursday, September 15, 2011 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm COSE Arts Network has partnered with the inimitable SPACES Gallery for a month long series of visual arts-based professional practices workshops and lectures. These workshops run every Thursday from September 8 through September 29 and are designed to address common problems that artists face when trying to gain an audience for their work. On Thursday,… Read more »

Absurd interpretation of the Americans With Disabilities Act Pushed Further

Posted by Wkiraly at 10/8/2007 10:40 AM The absurd suit against Target, claiming it is violating federal laws by its web design, has been certified as a class action suit. This gives ever-greedy trial lawyers a whole new avenue to sue large and small companies and extort financial compensation from businesses and website owners. See Rueters article and Overlawyered’s take…. Read more »