The Artist's Guide: How to Make a Living Doing What You Love
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Providing real-life examples, illustrations, and step-by-step exercises, Battenfield offers readily applicable advice on all aspects of the job. Along with tips on planning and assessment, she presents strategies for self-management, including marketing, online promotion, building professional relationships, grant writing, and portfolio development.
Each chapter ends with an insightful “Reality Check” interview, featuring advice and useful information from high-profile artists and professionals.
The result is an inspiring, experiential guide brimming with field-tested techniques that readers can easily apply to their own career.
studio was transposed into the corner of an MCA gallery. A decrepit public bathroom that normally would be repressed in such a modern blank space (both aesthetically and psychologically) caused viewers to do a double-take. Upon closer inspection, the illusion of the disintegration also disintegrated as the tiles and plumbing revealed themselves to be paper-thin. Each group of images provides interesting descriptive information that discusses both the process and specific features that are
emeritus at Artists Space 84 your work. Being part of an artist registry can lead to exhibition opportunities all over the world. Artists Space, one of the oldest alternative art spaces in New York City, sponsors a registry open to all and contains work by thousands of artists. Others, like White Columns, another venerable New York City– based alternative art space, are curated to include only a few artists out of hundreds of applications. Curated registries put your work in a specific context
year. The exhibitions we present at will do something on your behalf. There are many ways Diverse Works are the result of lots of research, they can benefit you. They will come and see what you and mutual research is critical. I research artists have created, visit your website, show your work, collect to find work that suits the nature of our it, or support it with grants and services. They will help programming, and, in turn, artists need to be researching appropriate venues for the work spread
you the ways I have achieved career satisfaction and how you can do the same. It represents the accumulated wisdom and experience of all the artists with whom I have xviii Introduction worked and shares with you insights from many art professionals. It addresses the doubts and fears you and other creative people face, and provides information to help you overcome those crippling feelings. It dares you to challenge the myth of the starving, disorganized artist and surmount any self-defeating
commission; hire you as a freelancer, teacher, lecturer. Although you may work alone in the studio, the rest of the time you are teaming up or partnering with other individuals to help promote it. The assistance from these professional alliances is another stage of building your career. They need to be nurtured and cultivated. Always remember that it takes less energy to maintain a relationship than it does to create a new one. How to Be a Good Partner I do save email of shows to see, but once