Michael McManus: private commissions

Painter Michael McManus writes about his experiences undertaking his first private commissions. Michael was awarded the LIFEBOAT residency 2012 During the course of the lifeboat residency I developed… Continue Reading Michael McManus: private commissions

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Steve Messam: on installation

Steve Messam has been working as an installation artist for the last 18 years, specialising in large site-specific, temporary structures. In this article he explains why it pays to engage with the loc… Continue Reading Steve Messam: on installation

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Tom Sowden: on book arts

In recent years there has been an explosion in artists choosing to make work through the book format. Some artists work exclusively with books whereas others choose to use books for specific projects.… Continue Reading Tom Sowden: on book arts

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Stuart Croft: on artists moving image

Stuart Croft (1970-2015), an artist-filmaker based in London, put together the following five questions and answers to consider when selling artists’ moving image. http://soundcloud.com/artquest/stuar… Continue Reading Stuart Croft: on artists moving image

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Working as an artist’s assistant

Michael McManus talks about working as an artist’s assistant. Throughout my time at University I was increasingly drawn to the idea of working as an artist assistant. I thought it would continue to de… Continue Reading Working as an artist’s assistant

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Henk Gieskens: Money = Time

This article is first instalment of 2012 LIFE BOAT recipient Henk Gieskens experiences sustaining his career following his graduation and during his time on the residency. I sound very vulgar but noth… Continue Reading Henk Gieskens: Money = Time

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Belgin Bozsahin: on art fairs

This article provides information for recent graduates, artists and craft-makers who are thinking of attending fairs and independent trade shows. We have asked Belgin Bozsahin a few questions on her e… Continue Reading Belgin Bozsahin: on art fairs

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Paul Greenleaf: on editioned artist books

Artist Paul Greenleaf was awarded a £1,000 bursary as part of Artquest’s Selling Out programme in 2012, to produce a new edition of his book works. Here, Paul summarises his decisions on edition type,… Continue Reading Paul Greenleaf: on editioned artist books

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Billy Lloyd: 4 years of practice

Potter Billy Lloyd explains how he gained awards and commissions soon after his apprenticeship. Billy also talks about how he uses barter and exchanges to make his money go further and how online reso… Continue Reading Billy Lloyd: 4 years of practice

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Katharine Morling: 9 years of practice

Visual artist Katharine Morling looks back on the past nine years since she has set up her business. Providing a wealth of advice for artists, she talks about the best way to approach galleries and ho… Continue Reading Katharine Morling: 9 years of practice

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