Posts Tagged: How-To

Examples of Artwork Labels

  There are a few questions I constantly receive, and one of the most common is how to label artworks in an exhibition. The truth is, there is no single standard format, though most labels include the same key elements.

Examples of Artwork Labels

  There are a few questions I constantly receive, and one of the most common is how to label artworks in an exhibition. The truth is, there is no single standard format, though most labels include the same key elements.

How to Choose an Art School

Choosing an art school, like any post-secondary institution, can be an exciting but daunting process. There are many factors to consider, including but not limited to location, cost, academic programming, and reputation. Below are some tips for finding an art

How to Choose an Art School

Choosing an art school, like any post-secondary institution, can be an exciting but daunting process. There are many factors to consider, including but not limited to location, cost, academic programming, and reputation. Below are some tips for finding an art

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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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The Best of The Practical Art World

I’m very happy to share that this November, The Practical Art World surpassed 200,000 visits! Over the past year and a half, we have enjoyed your generous feedback, emails, comments, and questions. We love hearing that the articles posted here

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The Best of The Practical Art World

I’m very happy to share that this November, The Practical Art World surpassed 200,000 visits! Over the past year and a half, we have enjoyed your generous feedback, emails, comments, and questions. We love hearing that the articles posted here

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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 6

Week 6: Get your paperwork in order. If you have ever submitted your artwork to an exhibition, gallery or contest, you probably already know that beyond your artwork, you are also responsible for providing specific paperwork relating to your artistic practice. The

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10 Weeks to Improve your Artistic Career – Week 6

Week 6: Get your paperwork in order. If you have ever submitted your artwork to an exhibition, gallery or contest, you probably already know that beyond your artwork, you are also responsible for providing specific paperwork relating to your artistic practice. The

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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

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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

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10 Weeks to Improve your Artistic Career – Week 4

Week 4: Take Advantage of Resources The amount of free resources available to working artists today is quite staggering. The essentials of what you need to become a professional artist in both the artistic and practical realms are available for

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10 Weeks to Improve your Artistic Career – Week 4

Week 4: Take Advantage of Resources The amount of free resources available to working artists today is quite staggering. The essentials of what you need to become a professional artist in both the artistic and practical realms are available for

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10 Ways to Improve your Artistic Career – Week 3

Week 3: create a structured project One of the best ways to get yourself thinking and working creatively is to do it regularly and frequently, and soon it becomes second-nature. It can often be difficult to set aside time for

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10 Ways to Improve your Artistic Career – Week 3

Week 3: create a structured project One of the best ways to get yourself thinking and working creatively is to do it regularly and frequently, and soon it becomes second-nature. It can often be difficult to set aside time for

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10 Ways to Improve your Artistic Career – Week 1

WEEK 1: Contact Artists you Admire Many people will tell you that networking is important. It is, of course! Is it easy to walk upto a stranger at an art opening to introduce yourself? Not really. (Not for me, anyway).

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10 Ways to Improve your Artistic Career – Week 1

WEEK 1: Contact Artists you Admire Many people will tell you that networking is important. It is, of course! Is it easy to walk upto a stranger at an art opening to introduce yourself? Not really. (Not for me, anyway).