Nowadays, its vital for an artist to have some kind of online presence. Setting up websites and buying domain names can now be done very easily online.
If you really want to apply direct to a gallery or curator, bear the following in mind:
This section has a list of website designers, some specialised in designing websites for artists and creative businesses.
Artsmart 2012 is a programme of talks and workshops designed to help artists get ahead in the creative industries.
FuelRCA is the Royal College of Art professional development service, helping curious, creative people up their game and make smart choices about their professional lives.
Fundraising can be a full-time occupation, so what can you do if you want to get more effective at applying for grants without it taking over your life?.
Before investing lots of time in researching funding and finance options, it’s best to spend some time working out exactly how much – and what kind – of money you need.
Even a great exhibition or body of work needs to be presented well for people to be interested - good work recorded badly will never lead to more offers for exhibitions.
Email newsletters, where you can post your own information on exhibitions or other events you are taking part in, can be a cheap and easy way to publicise your practice.