Information Is Power
And the Guild delivers enough information to make you one of the most powerful (or, at least, best-informed) artists on your block.
The Guild News
Everything you need to know.
The Guild’s bimonthly newsletter, Guild News, covers important and relevant issues, such as copyright law, legislative initiatives, event calendars, book reviews, and other items of interest to artists. Members are invited to submit articles or request topics.
Extra copies of the Guild News are usually available from the National Office.
Non-members may subscribe by sending $12.00 to:
Guild News, Graphic Artists Guild, Inc.
32 Broadway, Suite 1114,
New York, NY 10004-1612.
Hang with your peers.
The Graphic Artists Guild is a member of The International Council of Communication Design (ICOGRADA), which delivers a variety of venues to keep your finger on the pulse of the industry – once you’re done hanging here, of course.
Network with colleagues and design organizations worldwide at special events, virtual discussion groups and a dedicated “Members Only” information exchange on the Icograda website.
• Subscribe free to eNews, Icograda’s email newsletter.
• Attend events and receive publications at a member discount.
• Expose yourself internationally by submitting work to Galeria, Icograda’s online gallery.
Call or email Tricia McKiernan at firstname.lastname@example.org for the member username and password.
Know what’s going on in your backyard.
Most Regions publish their own online newsletters with information on local events and programs. Participate by mailing in interesting stories, reprints of important articles you’ve read, artwork, announcements and notices about your achievements.
Regional newsletters are entirely volunteer-produced, so we need you. Contact your Regional Administrator to obtain information or to volunteer.
Graphic Artists Guild Handbook
The Graphic Artists Guild Handbook: Pricing & Ethical Guidelines is the industry bible for communication design and illustration professionals. The 14th edition continues the tradition with new information, listings and pricing guidelines. It provides tips on how to negotiate the best deals and pricing guidelines, and includes sample contracts. For communication design and illustration professionals, there is no more comprehensive and informative resource.
Promote, Negotiate and Make Money:
Essential Business Practices for Today's Creative Professional
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Professional Webinar Series
The Creative Professional Webinars are developed to enhance your creative practice and grow your client list. All webinars are free for members, and are archived for playback any time as one of many benefits of membership in the Graphic Artists Guild.
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