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Tag: Do’s and Don’ts

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

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

    For new and emerging artists, creating an artist’s CV when you have little or no experience can be a bit of a Catch 22. You don’t have much to put on your CV, but to apply for “experience” in the form of exhibitions, grants, and schooling, you are asked to provide a CV. When writing […]

  • Should you Include Artwork Prices on your Website?

    Should you Include Artwork Prices on your 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. With more and more art purchases happening online, many reputable galleries publish prices online. There are of course no clear-cut rules; […]

  • How to Write a Contract for Commissioned Artworks

    How to Write a Contract for Commissioned Artworks

    Many artists, ranging from emerging or amateur artists all the way to established professionals, create commissioned artworks for clients. A commissioned artwork means that the purchaser has some input into a finished work they have agreed to buy. It is extremely important to know how to write a contract for commissioned artwork. Having a written […]

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

    Approaching an Art 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. Some include more exposure, a better venue to show work (presumably), less self-marketing, and hopefully more sales (if that is what the artist is after). So, what should you include […]

  • Which artworks should you include in an artist submission?

    Which artworks should you include in an artist submission?

    It can be daunting to choose a certain number of your artworks to include in a portfolio submission. Do you pick your favourites? Should you pick other people’s favourites? Would it be best to only include new works? Read the tips below to help chose which artworks to include in an artist submission. Pay attention […]

  • How to Submit Your Artwork to a Gallery and Stand Out from the Crowd

    How to Submit Your Artwork to a Gallery and Stand Out 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. When you submit your artwork to a gallery, the response can be unpersonalized rejections, lack of feedback, or simply no response. This can lead artists to take drastic measures to stand out […]

  • How to Submit Artwork to a Gallery: the Do’s and Don’t’s

    How to Submit Artwork to a Gallery: the Do’s and Don’t’s

    Thinking of submitting your artwork to a gallery? Below is a list of do’s and don’t’s that will help your success rate. For more in depth information about how to submit your artwork to a gallery, check out the articles below. Art Gallery Submissions: How to Prepare and What To Send Art Gallery Submissions: Which […]

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