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 MoreTags: Alicia Lange, Durham art galleries, durham arts community, Durham event space, Durham venues, for profit arts businesses, Golden Belt, SPECTRE Arts, venues, visual arts
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 MoreTags: Art Gallery, creative business, Durham, for profit arts businesses, gallery, Pleiades Gallery, visual arts
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 MoreTags: creative business, Durham, economic impact of the arts, for profit arts businesses, Soundpure
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.
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 MoreTags: AIGA Raleigh, Amy Funderburk, art business education, arts and creative industry, Artspace, Durham Arts Council, for profit arts businesses, Leah Wilkes Dance, North Carolina Dance Alliance, Triangle Dance Project, Triangle Youth Ballet
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?
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 MoreTags: business form, copyright, creative business, creative economy, economic impact of the arts, for profit arts businesses, legal issues for artists, trademark, triangle artworks