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On Thursday, November 10, 2016, Megan Mosier <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Thanks so much for the advice?
>
> On Wednesday, November 9, 2016, Britt Griswold <
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>> Megan,
>>
>> Fair is making a living wage for yourself. And retaining reproduction
>> rights, or providing them limited, non-exclusive reproduction rights,
>> spelled out in a contract.
>>
>> There has been much discussion here in the archives you can look up
>> ("pricing"). Basically you need to figure out a yearly income you need to
>> thrive as an artist. This includes all the insurance, retirement, and
>> overhead for running a business. Once you have that number, divide by
>> 1500hrs (the other 500 are overhead for promoting your business, and time
>> off) to get an hourly rate. Then multiply by the number of hours you expect
>> to make the pieces you want to sell tot he University.
>>
>> Then cross compare what the big online stock houses would charge for use
>> of an image, and add in a markup for selling the original art to them (50-
>> 200% of the use price according to the GAG handbook.)
>>
>> See if you can get these two numbers to align.
>>
>> Britt
>>
>> On 11/8/16 7:03 PM, Megan Mosier wrote:
>>
>>> Hi everybody!
>>>
>>> I was wondering if anyone had any advice on how to set a price when
>>> selling artwork? I was approached today by the dean of science at my school
>>> and asked if I would be willing to meet and discuss doing some pieces for
>>> the science building. I've never really been sure how to price art and I
>>> want to know a little more about it before I go and talk to him. Is there
>>> some sort of a standard way of doing it? I want to make sure it's fair to
>>> both me and to him.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Megan Mosier
>>>
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