Posts Tagged: Do’s and Don’ts

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How to Write an Artist’s CV When You Don’t Have Much (Or Any!) Professional Experience

The post How to Write an Artist CV in 10 Steps is the most popular in the history of The Practical Art World. Some of the most frequently asked questions people have after reading it are “What if I don’t

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How to Write an Artist’s CV When You Don’t Have Much (Or Any!) Professional Experience

The post How to Write an Artist CV in 10 Steps is the most popular in the history of The Practical Art World. Some of the most frequently asked questions people have after reading it are “What if I don’t

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What Should You Include in a Portfolio Submission (Which Artworks, How Many)?

It can be daunting to choose a certain number of your artworks to include in a portfolio submission. Do you pick your favourites? Do you pick other people’s favourites? Do you only pick new works? Read the tips below to

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What Should You Include in a Portfolio Submission (Which Artworks, How Many)?

It can be daunting to choose a certain number of your artworks to include in a portfolio submission. Do you pick your favourites? Do you pick other people’s favourites? Do you only pick new works? Read the tips below to

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10 Weeks to Improve your Artistic Career – Week 5

Week 5: Fine-tune an artistic target, do your research, and act based on your findings. This week’s project is more open ended than previous ones, but I believe it is very useful method that can work for almost anyone. It

748064_63649176

10 Weeks to Improve your Artistic Career – Week 5

Week 5: Fine-tune an artistic target, do your research, and act based on your findings. This week’s project is more open ended than previous ones, but I believe it is very useful method that can work for almost anyone. It

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How to Build a Contract for Commissioned Artworks

Many artists, ranging from emerging or amateur artists all the way to fully established professionals, create commissioned works for clients. The idea of a commission is that the purchaser has some input into the finished work that they are buying.

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How to Build a Contract for Commissioned Artworks

Many artists, ranging from emerging or amateur artists all the way to fully established professionals, create commissioned works for clients. The idea of a commission is that the purchaser has some input into the finished work that they are buying.

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Gallery Submissions: How to Set Yourself Apart from the Crowd

With many artists vying for the same few spots at galleries or exhibition spaces, the “competition” for exposure can be difficult and disheartening. Unpersonalized rejections, lack of feedback, or unresponsiveness from galleries can lead artists to take drastic measures to

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Gallery Submissions: How to Set Yourself Apart from the Crowd

With many artists vying for the same few spots at galleries or exhibition spaces, the “competition” for exposure can be difficult and disheartening. Unpersonalized rejections, lack of feedback, or unresponsiveness from galleries can lead artists to take drastic measures to

Approaching a Gallery: The Initial Email (an Example of What to Send)

At any point in an artist’s career, they many begin to seek out representation from a commercial gallery. This has several benefits for the artist, including more exposure, a better venue to show work (presumably), less self-marketing, and hopefully more

Approaching a Gallery: The Initial Email (an Example of What to Send)

At any point in an artist’s career, they many begin to seek out representation from a commercial gallery. This has several benefits for the artist, including more exposure, a better venue to show work (presumably), less self-marketing, and hopefully more

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Should you Include Prices on your Art Website?

There is thought to be a stigma around including prices on an artist’s website. But whether or not you should include prices on your website depends on what exactly you use your website for. There are of course no clear-cut

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Should you Include Prices on your Art Website?

There is thought to be a stigma around including prices on an artist’s website. But whether or not you should include prices on your website depends on what exactly you use your website for. There are of course no clear-cut