Key issues for artists and other creative people in estate planning. Why and how to copyright, license, organize, appraise, and document artistic collections.Such questions will be addressed, such as: How can you plan for an “art executor” to manage your artistic estate? What about authenticity and the right to copy your works?How can you and your heirs work with museums and arts institutions to preserve your works for posterity?
O’Keeffe Museum Education Annex 123 Grant Avenue in Santa Fe 87501
Lecturer Kate Fitz Gibbon is a practicing attorney in Santa Fe in the fields of art and cultural heritage law, estate planning and guardianship. She is a volunteer attorney for
Kate serves on the board of non-profits New Mexico Lawyers for the Arts and the Cultural Policy Research Institute. Kate was a member of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee to the President, serving under Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. She is editor of Who Owns the Past? Cultural Property, Cultural Policy and the Law, Rutgers University Press, 2005, author of Native American Art and the Law: A Collector’s Guide, 2010 and six books on Asian art, including IKAT, winner of the Wittenborn Prize for Best Art Book of 1996.