Get it in writing! Fresh Arts Contract Workshop 2014

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THE PRESENTATION FROM THE WORKSHOP DESCRIBED IS EMBEDDED BELOW. 


Get it in Writing!
Understanding & Crafting Contracts 
with Emily Watts and attorney Erin Rodgers
May 6, 2014
(For artists, collectives, and nonprofits) 

*This workshop hosted at the Dance Source Houston Headquarters, The Barn (formerly Barnevelder).
The Barn, 2201 Preston St, Houston, TX 77003

Are you an artist lending your work to a business for exhibition? Are you a performing arts organization that hires independent artists to perform? Are you renting space for a performance and exhibition? In all these instances, contracts and/or letters of agreement help protect you and your work, as well as prevent misunderstandings and other problems.

TOPICS TO BE COVERED INCLUDE:
- Understanding basic contract language and common clauses (glossary of common legalese)
- Defining correct parties
- Terms and options
- Intellectual property ownership
- Work for hire
- Liability
- Consideration ( making a contract binding)
- Breach and dispute
- Cure options (how to remedy a breach of contract)
- How do you know when you are breaking a contract
- Combining contracts with Letters of Agreement (LOAs) and riders
- Contract addendums and red-lining
- Recourse upon broken contracts


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Spacetaker
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PO BOX 66494
Houston, TX 77266-6494


713.868.1839


Fresh Arts |  The Silos at Sawyer 1502 Sawyer St, Studio #103 Houston, TX 77007

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