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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Approaching gallery curators

How do curators operate within and outside of the gallery? Here we cover some points for artists to bear in mind when building relationships with galleries and the people that work there. The gallery… Continue Reading Approaching gallery curators

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Eliza Gluckman: how curators work

I work as a freelance curator, primarily with my curatorial partner Lucy Day, and to borrow one of her comments, I would say that ‘a curator is both conduit and catalyst’. In 2006 we formed Day+Gluckm… Continue Reading Eliza Gluckman: how curators work

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Jason E Bowman: how curators work

Curating isn’t what I anticipated would become a central tenet of my practice. I didn’t become a curator via institutional in-house training or graduate from a post-graduate curating course. Lisa le F… Continue Reading Jason E Bowman: how curators work

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Paula Orell: how curators work

The invitation to write this article is incredibly timely within my practice, as I move from being an institutional curator to an independent. When considering how I could make this article useful in… Continue Reading Paula Orell: how curators work

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Fiona MacDonald: how curators work

For the last six years artist Fiona MacDonald has worked as a curator 3 days a week, running a space, with all the practical, managerial, and fundraising implications that brings. In this article she… Continue Reading Fiona MacDonald: how curators work

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Alex Julyan: how curators work

Curation. Certain job titles carry a cache, a whiff of glamour and a suggestion of entry into circles of prestige and influence. Shifts taking place from the mid 1960’s meant that an Art History quali… Continue Reading Alex Julyan: how curators work

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Dallas Seitz: how curators work

Dallas Seitz talks about his experiences practicing as a curator and the relationship between this role and his career as an artist. http://soundcloud.com/artquest/the-artist-curator-dallas Artist as… Continue Reading Dallas Seitz: how curators work

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Cathy Lomax and Gary ODwyer: artist-curators

Many artists also operate as curators, developing their careers and expanding their networks by organising their own exhibitions with peers or in some cases even setting up a longer term artist led sp… Continue Reading Cathy Lomax and Gary ODwyer: artist-curators

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How curators work with artists

Sometimes an artist can find themselves in a show a couple of months after a visit from a curator, often though it can be a couple of years. This is why it is crucial that artists keep a curator up to… Continue Reading How curators work with artists

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