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Ceramics: Copyright Law in the Visual Arts

Copyright Law of the United States of America

How do I obtain permission to use something that’s copyrighted?

Creative Commons

Why do We Need Fair Use in the Visual Arts?

Source: College Art Association's (CAA) fair Use in the Visual Arts infographics.

Fair Use

These resources offer general interpretations of copyright law and fair use. Not to be used as legal advice. It seems that there are two ways to make certain you are following fair use: one is through a court ruling in your favor, the other is doing your best to follow fair use and not get sued.

Public Domain

Cost of Reading User Agreements

Source: Madrigal, A. C. (2012, March 1). Reading the Privacy Policies You Encounter in a Year Would Take 76 Work Days: So, it's a good thing no one reads them! The Atlantic Monthly. Retrieved from

Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts

What UTEP resources can I use to learn more about Copyright?

Fair Use: What is Transformative?


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