As part of University of the Arts London Enterprise Week Artquest presented DIY: Navigating the Artworld with Charlotte Marra and Patrick Goddard. Run by UAL’s Careers and Employability service, Enter… Continue Reading Charlotte Marra and Patrick Goddard: on navigating the art world
Since moving to London, like many who come here to pursue their artistic ambitions, I have tried to balance my art practice and my professional working life. Looking back, I remember emailing tons of… Continue Reading Davide Meneghello: art professional or professional artist?
Mark Gubb and Angela Kennedy: the money problem, or, how artists could be paid more than £10,000 a year
Without artists, there is no art world – no Frieze or commercial galleries or arts-led regeneration. Why are we paid so badly, and what can we do about it? http://soundcloud.com/artquest/system-failur… Continue Reading Mark Gubb and Angela Kennedy: the money problem, or, how artists could be paid more than £10,000 a year
I have Weetabix every morning (although I did recently dabble in Country Crisp in an attempt to spice up my life but it didn’t spiced up my life so I swiftly returned to the trusty ‘bix). When I first… Continue Reading Georgia Gendall: what do artists do all day?
Live art duo Hunt & Darton address the question of how artists (without an easily sellable output) might earn enough to live and support their practice without spending all their time working for mone… Continue Reading Hunt & Darton: on earning a living
The Albatross of the Installation Artist //Doesn’t Everyone Dream of Making Small Work?? It’s 7.30am and I’m waiting for the loading bay to open at Victoria House for the setup of Saatchi New Sensatio… Continue Reading Sarah Roberts: on the challenges of installation art
We hold low status. Outside the institution our experience is dismissed. Inside the institution our experience is increasingly dismissed. We are artists and we work in gallery education. We work hard… Continue Reading Anonymous: Ignore this at your peril
You might be keen to sell your work – crafts, editions or the like – via independent shops, but do you know how ‘Sale or Return’ works and how much commission is the norm? Emy Gray, the founder of Bri… Continue Reading Brixi: selling in independent shops