Mon, Aug 08|
August 2022 McKinney Creative Community Meeting
What's New and Good?! Join us for this month's potluck and meeting with guest speaker Sammetria Goodson!
Time & Location
Aug 08, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
MillHouse, 610 Elm St STE 1000, McKinney, TX 75069, USA
About The Event
Hello McKinney Creative Community! Let's gather and share what is new and good!
All creative souls living in McKinney, Texas and surrounding areas are invited to connect with other creative folks through our potluck gatherings. Whether you are an artist, writer, musician, dancer, actor, sculptor, potter, jewelry maker, fiber artist, photographer, chef or you just want to share your creative juices, you are welcome! This is a potluck event so bring a dish or drink to share!
Our guest speaker this month is Sammetria Goodson! "Art Law & Art Business: What Professional Artists Know that Hobbyist Don't Know." This presentation will cover the Business of Art, Artists' Rights, and Artist & Gallery Contracts.
More about Sammetria:
Sammetria is an Attorney who works with photographers, influencers, artists, musicians, designers, makers, entrepreneurs, freelancers, non-profits, arts organizations, cultural institutions, storytellers, and creatives. She focuses her practice on copyright & trademark, business law, outside general counsel services, Art Law, Fashion Law, New Media Law, Entertainment Law, and Dispute Resolution/Litigation. She brings her experience in high-stakes corporate marketing and sales, a two-year judicial clerkship at the Trial and Motions Court level, heavy litigation practice, and transactional work with creatives to her practice at Goodson Law.
Sammetria holds a BBA in Marketing from the McCombs School of Business and a BA in Art History from the College of Fine Arts - both from The University of Texas at Austin. She’s also a proud graduate of Temple University Beasley School of Law.
Sammetria is a member and volunteer with various national and local arts and professional associations including the Texas Accountants & Lawyers for the Arts and The NEW Roundtable. Sammetria currently serves on the UT College of Fine Arts Advisory Council, the board for Texans for the Arts, and is a member of the Association of African American Museums. Sammetria is also Co-founder of the Dallas Young Lawyers Division Art, Design, and Fashion Law Special Interest Group.
Sammetria loves talking about the intersection of law, art, and new media. She’s a frequent lecturer on the topics of Art Law, and best business practices for Creatives, Artists, and Designers.