Posts Tagged ‘for profit arts businesses’

Golden Belts newest arts space – SPECTRE Arts

by Brandon Cordrey

Durham’s newest art venue is scheduled to make its debut as part of May’s Third Friday events. Just across the street from the Golden Belt complex a small white church is being renovated to house SPECTRE Arts. The space will offer rotating exhibitions, two artist studios, and great indoor/outdoor space available for event and workshop rentals. Alicia Lange purchased the property two years ago and has been overhauling it for the past year. Read More

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Pleiades Gallery opens in Durham’s Five Points

by Brandon Cordrey

If you’ve spent time in the Five Points area of downtown Durham in the past month, you may have noticed some curious activities inside the glass storefront of 109 East Chapel Hill Street. This very contemporary space will soon house a new fine art gallery, the newest adventure of entrepreneurs Renee Leverty and Kimberly Wheaton. After having mulled identical ideas over individually, they teamed up while working together at the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts. Both thought downtown Durham needed a fine art gallery whose main purpose would be to promote artists and sell their work. Read More

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Sound Pure opens storefront in Durham

by Brandon Cordrey

Sound Pure is the Triangle’s newest independent music store. Since 2000 their online store has been selling high-quality equipment to musicians around the world. The new storefront marks the company’s newest chapter and strengthens their continued commitment to the local music community. Sound Pure recently purchased the Raleigh music store Indoor Storm as well as the vacant building next to their preexisting one on Washington Street in downtown Durham in order to provide even more services to their clientele. Read More

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New year brings lots of great business learning opportunities for artists/designers.

If one of your New Years resolutions is to make more money in your work, or just to work better as an arts or creative-based business, then you need the tools and skills to make that happen.  Luckily, there are lots of great opportunities in the next few months for you to get them.  Durham Arts Council, Artspace, and Orange County and Chapel Hill arts have created these events and here is a breakdown of what each group is offering.

Durham Arts Council Winter Workshops

Want to get the tools you need to promote your work?  Need to get better at writing grant applications? Durham Arts Council has three professional development  that are for you. This new programming will be introduced this winter with workshops running in January, February and March of 2013. Read More

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NC Commerce publishes Legal Aspects of Business handbook.

Thrive NC the NC Department of Commerce’s “economic development resource for businesses” is a site worth checking out, as it has many resources for small businesses, amid the information aimed at major industrial relocation.  I have posted before about their great new site, Business Link NC and how, if you are starting a business, you need to start there.  That site has tons of easy to access tools for starting a business. Read More

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New Legal Resources added to Site.

Do you have a business idea and don’t know where to start?  Do you have a creative idea that you want to protect?  Do you even know where to start to look into these issues?

L-R, UNC Law Students Eric Roehling, Amanda Gladin-Kramer, David Kirby.

Well, Triangle ArtWorks is here to help. A great team of law students from UNC Law School’s Pro Bono Program has scoured the internet for you and pulled together a list of the best resources and links they could find on the issues of business form and copyright. Although these resource pages are not a substitute for legal advice and CERTAINLY should not be used as such, they are a good place to start.  We have done that first search for you, saving you the time of searching the internet and wasting time on irrelevant sites. Read More

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