First steps for new graduates: studios, promotion, networks and exhibitions

Maintaining a career as an artist can be a complex and nuanced affair that requires a lot more than simply making good work. These presentations by artists and industry professionals examined and demy …

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Jaye Ho: the importance of networks

Trade Secrets Episode 4: Jaye Ho speaks to Artquest about being an artist working in different countries Artist Jaye Ho speaks about the importance keeping in touch your network and about being aware …

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Meeting curators

So how do you get to meet a curator? The bottom line is they look like everyone else and they rarely wear badges. It is as important for an artist to research and seek out an appropriate curator as it …

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Peer mentoring

All artists can benefit from support, advice, critique and feedback on their practice, and this is frequently most beneficial when it comes from your peer group – people working at the same profession …

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Melanie Stidolph: networking for artists

Networking for artists has a bad name, even though it’s the most effective way to secure opportunities and a profile. Think about it instead in terms of ‘making friends’. Listen to artist Melanie Stid …

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Laura Eldret: approaches to promotion

Self-promotion can be considered from two different angles. Project specific promotion for specific events and ongoing or day to day promotion for generally remaining visible in the sector. Project sp …

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