Artists and Galleries

Artist Representation Agreement

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The Artist Representation Agreement is to represent an artist in their career and work and to record the terms and payment details for representation that will be provided.

This contract is a legal document that details the terms and conditions is between a Manager/Representative and an Artist.

 It covers the essential elements of the relationship such as:

  • Ownership Rights
  • Term and Services
  • Representations and Compensation
  • Use Rights
  • And More.

This agreement contains industry-standard terms including terms and renewals, compensation and obligations, and duties.

All good relationships should start with getting on the same page.  A good contract can certainly help with that.  It lays out the duties and obligations of the parties so everyone understands what is required of them.  A good contract leads to a great working relationship.

Creating a contract ensures that the parties making the agreement will have all the proper terms and conditions laid out in advance of the engagement.

Other names for this Document:

Artist Representation Contract, Artist-Agent Agreement, Artist and Agent Contract.

Approximate time to complete contract:  3-4 Minutes

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What Is It?

The Artist Representation Agreement covers the essential contract terms between a Manager/Representative and an Artist:

This standard Artists and Galleries Contract covers:

  • The Start Date of the Agreement
  • The Release of Rights by the Owner
  • The Use Rights of the Art
  • The Rights and Responsibilities of the Parties
  • Work-For-Hire Language
  •  Alternative Dispute Resolution Issues, including Venue & Choice of Law

How to Use This Document

Use this document to explain the relationship between a Manager/Representative and an Artist:

Some things needed to build your custom the Artist Representation Agreement:

  • Names of the Parties
  • Addresses of the Parties
  • Emails of the Parties
  • Use Rights
  • State for Venue and Choice Provisions

Once you have completed drafting the Artist Representation Agreement, you will be able to save to edit further, download a PDF or send to the other party for electronic signature.

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