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Tag: Writing

  • 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 […]

  • Places to Find Free Art Education and Inspiration

    Places to Find Free Art Education and Inspiration

    There are many art schools and classes to learn from, but there are also tons of free resources available for artists. Read on for a list of free art education and inspiration sources. Art Supply Manufacturers Many artist-grade product manufacturers offer loads of free information about how to use their products. This is great because […]

  • How to Choose an Art School

    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. Some of these include location, cost, academic programming, and reputation. Below are some tips for how to choose an art school that works best for you. Check out the faculty One of the great […]

  • 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 […]

  • How to Write a Press Release for your Art Exhibition

    How to Write 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 need to make sure that your show gets the attention it deserves. Here is detailed […]

  • Art World Business Tips for the Self-Taught Artist

    Art World Business Tips for the Self-Taught Artist

    There is a common belief that self-taught artists are at a disadvantage when it comes to becoming professionals. We are of the belief that anyone can be successful, and in the end, the most important thing is the work.

  • Writing an Artist’s Statement: Tips and Suggestions

    Writing an Artist’s Statement: Tips and Suggestions

    I purposely did not call this post “how to write an artist’s statement.” That’s because 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 your artistic practice. This could be by offering background information, an explanation of your process, or any other […]

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