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What Good Might Come from the Least of Us

“But who knows what good might come from the least of us? From the bones of old horses is made the most beautiful Prussian Blue.” –Joy Williams (Image: The Sun The Moon, Michal Martychowiec)

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What Good Might Come from the Least of Us

“But who knows what good might come from the least of us? From the bones of old horses is made the most beautiful Prussian Blue.” –Joy Williams (Image: The Sun The Moon, Michal Martychowiec)

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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5 Places to Find Free Art Education & Inspiration

1. Art Supply Manufacturers  Many artist-grade product manufacturers offer loads of free information about how to use their products. Much of this information can be applied to your studio practice in general, even if you don’t end up purchasing their

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5 Places to Find Free Art Education & Inspiration

1. Art Supply Manufacturers  Many artist-grade product manufacturers offer loads of free information about how to use their products. Much of this information can be applied to your studio practice in general, even if you don’t end up purchasing their

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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 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

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

How to Create a Press Release for your Art Exhibition

You have an art exhibition coming up. Great! Depending on the venue, the staff might take care of the press release for you. Excellent! But, if you find yourself in an exhibition with no promotional machine at work already, you

How to Create a Press Release for your Art Exhibition

You have an art exhibition coming up. Great! Depending on the venue, the staff might take care of the press release for you. Excellent! But, if you find yourself in an exhibition with no promotional machine at work already, you

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Suggestions for Writing your Artist’s Statement

I purposely did not call this post “how to write an artist’s statement.” Because the answer is, there is no definitive right or wrong way to write an artist’s statement. The main purpose of an artist’s statement is to augment

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Suggestions for Writing your Artist’s Statement

I purposely did not call this post “how to write an artist’s statement.” Because the answer is, there is no definitive right or wrong way to write an artist’s statement. The main purpose of an artist’s statement is to augment