This is a true story: An artist attends an interview for a site-specific public art commission involving aspects of community participation. Within a few days she is told she did not get the job. Simu… Continue Reading Anonymous: It’s popular, but what’s the value?
Kirsty Ogg and Marijke Steedman: the gallery problem, or, what artists can do when their work doesn’t fit in galleries
Our sixth, final talk as part of System Failure discussed the strength of galleries on an artists career, and explored how artists are validated by gallery exhibition above all other mechanisms in the… Continue Reading Kirsty Ogg and Marijke Steedman: the gallery problem, or, what artists can do when their work doesn’t fit in galleries
Galleries and curators look for artists themselves. They usually do not accept submissions from artists. Check the gallery website before you send anything. Find ways to get noticed by galleries and c… Continue Reading Approaching galleries and getting noticed
This article considers how a regional gallery finds and works with it’s artists. About Vane Vane started life as project-based organisation. Between 1997-2004 it presented in temporary venues. Vane ha… Continue Reading Vane, Newcastle: how regional galleries find artists
Director of CHARLIE SMITH london, Zavier Ellis shares his experiences on finding and working with artists (2013). My perspective in running a gallery is very curatorial, but I am also an art dealer. I… Continue Reading CHARLIE SMITH london: how commercial galleries find artists