Getting an exhibition

Exhibitions are public shows of your art. They can take place in art galleries, museums, or another space if you organise an exhibition yourself. A lot of work goes into making an exhibition. It takes… Continue Reading Getting an exhibition

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Anonymous: It’s popular, but what’s the value?

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?

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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

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Approaching galleries and getting noticed

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

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Vane, Newcastle: how regional galleries find artists

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

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CHARLIE SMITH london: how commercial 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

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Applications to curators

If you really want to apply direct to a gallery or curator, bear the following in mind: Find out the name of the curator or director and write directly to him/her. Print images on paper so that people… Continue Reading Applications to curators

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Lucy Day: approaching galleries

The key to successfully approaching galleries, or as is more often and accurately the case, gradually building a relationship with them, is having an insight and understanding into their priorities an… Continue Reading Lucy Day: approaching galleries

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Researching galleries

Most galleries and independent curators have a definite style or interest in specific types of artwork they are interested in, and it is a good idea to research this carefully to save time and money a… Continue Reading Researching galleries

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Self-organised exhibitions

One of the best, and fastest ways of getting an exhibition is organising your own. This article highlights the key things to consider if you decide on a D.I.Y. approach. At the start of your career, y… Continue Reading Self-organised exhibitions

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