In my last blog post I listed five questions for discussion with a gallery. The purpose of this conversation is for you and the gallery to decide whether you want to move forward to the next stage: signing a contract.
As you ask and answer these questions, pay attention to your instincts. If the gallery owner seems evasive, or has policies that don’t fit your needs, take note. You are developing a relationship that needs to be based on trust and mutual respect.
Here are the questions:
Everything you learn at this stage will prepare you to negotiate a good contract with a gallery. I’ll cover that topic in my next blog post.
Mary Edwards, Ph.D.
I am a Career & Life Coach for Artists, based in the San Francisco Bay Area and working with artists throughout the United States. If you would like to ask a question or set up a time to talk, visit my website (www.coachingforartists.com) or write to me at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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