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Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts
815 15th St. N.W. Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005

A 501 c-3 not-for profit organization, WALA provides education, advocacy and volunteer legal services through workshops and seminars, legal clinics for artists and arts organizations, and pro-bono referral services. More than 350 of Washington’s top lawyers and law firms participate as volunteers in WALA’s legal services program.
Mary Ann Fergus
2201 Shoreline Dr.
Abilene, TX 79602
(915) 676-4818

An attorney who specializes in art. She has attended and/or been featured in numerous ASOPA events.
Franklin Pierce Law Center
Copyright in Visual Arts
U. S. Copyright Office
101 Independence Avenue S.E.,
Washington, D.C. 20559-6000.
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Artist's Health Insurance Resource Center
The Actors’ Fund
National Headquarters
729 Seventh Avenue, 10th floor
New York, NY 10019
Arts & Entertainment Insurance
210 Humphrey Street, Suite 107
Marblehead, MA 01945
(800) 676-9374
Fine Arts Risk Management
1600 Wilson Boulevard #800
Arlington VA 22209
(703) 312-6407
Robert Salmon
Henderson Phillips Fine Arts
1627 I Street, NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 955-5750 • (800) 871-9991
Patricia Hayes
Huntington T. Block
1120 20th Street, NW 6th Floor
Washington DC 20036
(202) 223-0673 • (800) 424-8830
LLP Limited formerly Lloyd's of London
New Northern / Kay Fine Arts & Special Risks
122 E. 42nd Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10168
(212) 210-9200 • (800) 456-KAYE
Robbin P. Chanko
Van Wagoner Co., Inc.
Plano, TX
(972) 423-6614
Contact: Kim Hardy
Ann Addison Phenix
Flather & Perkins, Inc.
888 17th Street, NW Suite 508
Washington, DC 20006
(800) 422-8889 • (202)466-8888 • (202) 296-8807 Fax

Our focus is fine arts - artists, museums, galleries, antique dealers, personal collectors, etc., but we also do the mundane types of insurance such as auto, homeowners, non-art commercial liability policies as well.
McGowan & Company, Inc.
Shorewest Building
20575 Center Ridge Road, Suite 300
Rocky River, OH 44116-3422
(440) 333-6300 • (800) 545-1538
Thomas B. McGowan
Thomson & Pratt Insurance Associates, Inc.
626 S. Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90014
(213) 614-0600 • (877) 334-6327 • (213) 614-0608 Fax
Nancy Willcox Appraisal Specialist
125 E Chestnut St,
Lancaster, PA 17602
(717) 295-5414
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American Association of Museums
1225 I St. N.W., Ste. 400
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 218-7673

Offers health insurance to independent curators, consultants, professional staff, volunteers and artists working for museums. Membership is open to anyone, but membership fees vary, from $35-$140 annually, depending on salary range and the nature of affiliation with museums.
Arts and Cultural Council of Greater Rochester
335 E. Main St., Ste. 200
Rochester, NY 14604
(716) 546-5602

Provides group health insurance to artist members who reside in the New York counties of Monroe, Livingston, Yates, Ontario, Seneca or Wayne. Membership is not limited to artists, but is open to only those living in these counties. Artists can choose from five plans offered by Finger Lakes Blue Cross Blue Shield: Blue Million, Blue Choice, Blue Choice Select, Comprehensive Plus, MSA Blue. Membership is $45, annually.
Chicago Artists' Coalition CAC
11 E. Hubbard St., 7th floor
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 670-2060 • (312) 670-2521 Fax

Offers health care insurance. The provider is Janecek Associates. Coverage includes PPO, HMO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield and major medical. You must be a member of CAC to be eligible. Membership is open to anyone interested in the arts.
College Art Association Group Insurance Plan
275 Seventh Ave.
New York, NY 10001
(212) 691-1051

Offers health care insurance to members, administered by Wohlers Insurance. Membership is $25 and up for students annually, according to salary. Membership is open to non-students at a higher rate. For insurance information, call Wohlers Insurance at (800) 503-9230.
Texas Fine Arts Association TFAA
3809-B W. 35th St.
Austin, TX 78703
(512) 453-5312

Offers health insurance to members nationwide. Membership is $25 annually. There are two health plans available which offer major medical, and a discount card for prescriptions.
Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington
1436 U St. N.W., Ste. 103
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 638-2406

Provides health insurance to members in the Washington, D.C., area. Membership is $68, annually, and is open to anyone. HMOs, PPOs and point-of-service plans are offered through Kaiser, George Washington University and Optimum. Plans have no contingencies for pre-existing conditions, and cover dental, mental health and prescriptions. Rates vary based on the plan.
National Artists Equity Association
Box 28068 Central Station
Washington, DC 20038-8068
(202) 628-9633

Offers HMOs within a limited area. It also has coverage available through Mutual of Omaha.
Small Business Service Bureau
554 Main St.
Worcester, MA 01608
(800) 222-5678

Offers health insurance such as HMOs, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, etc., to members. Membership fees vary by state, $85 and up, annually. Membership is open to any business.
Support Services Alliance
102 Prospect St.
Schoharie, NY 12157
(518) 295-7966 • (800) 322-3920

Offers health insurance to its members. Providers are Blue Shield or Group Health Incorporated, depending on the region in which the member lives. Membership is restricted to residents of New York State, and membership fees are determined by the number of people in the group.
New York Artists Equity Association
498 Broome St.
New York, NY 10013
(212) 941-0130

Offers health insurance to members in New York, New Jersey and southern Florida. Members in all other states can call Mutual of Omaha at 212-490-7979 to determine eligibility for alternative health care plans. Membership is $35 annually. Membership is open to anyone; however, those who are not visual artists cannot vote in association elections.
RBA Insurance Strategies
19 West 34 th Street, Suite 816
New York, NY 10001
(800) 722-0160

Roy Assad, insurance broker that assists individual artists to qualify for group health insurance rates.
The Pastel Society
15 Gramercy Park
New York, NY 10003
(212) 533-6931

Offers health care to juried-in members only.
National Sculpture Society
1177 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
(212) 764-5645

Offers health care insurance to members only. Membership is $40 annually, which includes a subscription to their magazine and all mailings.
National Small-business United
1156 15th St. N.W., Ste. 1100
Washington, DC 20005
(800) 345-NSBU

Offers health insurance to members through Mutual of Omaha. Membership fee is $75 per year and is open to anyone.
Working Today
(212) 366-6066

National membership organization that promotes the interests of independent and freelance workers by offering health insurance, legal services, and financial planning.
National Association for the Self-Employed
2121 Precinct Line Rd.
Hurst, TX 76054
(800) 232-6273

Provides major medical, PPO, and HMO, through several different insurance companies, to members. Membership fees are $72 for Access, $240 for Gold and $360 for Platinum, annually. Membership is open to all; however, health benefits differ from state to state.

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