CCT: Grace Bio

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James Grace is co-Executive Director of the Arts & Business Council in Massachusetts.  He was also the Executive Director of the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (VLA) of Massachusetts, Inc. since 1998.  The VLA provides free and reduced fee legal services and educational programs to Massachusetts artists and cultural organizations.  Grace has experience working with artists and arts organizations in the areas of publishing law, copyright, nonprofit incorporation, budget matters, conflict resolution, artist live/work and nonprofit board issues.  He was an adjunct professor for Boston University's Masters in Arts Administration Program where he co-taught a course on Legal Issues in Arts Administration and he is a working author and book editor.


Listen to James Grace's keynote address: Business Strategies and the Empowerment of the Artist Entrepreneur