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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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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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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Meeting and working with curators

A curator organises exhibitions. They research artists who interest them and invite them to take part. A curator might also organise shipping art work, insurance, and promotion. Meeting curators who w… Continue Reading Meeting and working with curators

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Curating and programming your own artist-led space

If you are running your own gallery space it’s important to have an idea of the kind of programme you want. What sort of shows will you put on? What kind of artists are you going to work with? What wi… Continue Reading Curating and programming your own artist-led space

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