Art-Write: The Writing Guide for Visual Artists

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Vicki Krohn Amorose #ad - The book offers a step-by-step approach to create a professional artist statement, with thinking and writing exercises to ease the process and develop authentic and clear content. Opportunities in the art world often begin with the artist's own writing; for exhibitions, funding, press releases and email inquiry letters.

Art-Write: The Writing Guide for Visual Artists #ad - This concise and current career resource is filled with achievable advice on how to write for art promotion and sales. Art-write:the writing guide for Visual Artists has a single intention: To teach artists how to write about their own artwork. Art-write offers comprehensive direction to artists who want to enhance their visual work with effective language.

Author vicki krohn amorose combines the sensibility of an artist with the practicality of a copywriter, offering an understanding of her readers along with generous wit and encouragement. Used book in Good Condition.

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Art/Work - Revised & Updated: Everything You Need to Know and Do As You Pursue Your Art Career

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Free Press #ad - Artists have never had to work so hard to distinguish themselves—including by making savvy decisions and forging their own paths. How do you diversify income streams to sustain a healthy art practice? how can you find an alternative to the gallery system? How do you review a license agreement? What are digital marketing best practices? Also included are new quotes from over thirty arts professionals, organizational tips, tax information, updated commission legal templates, and advice for artists who don’t make objects.

An important resource for gallerists, and artists alike, artist-oriented organizations, dealers, art consultants, Art/Work is the resource that all creative entrepreneurs in the art world turn to for advice. Now heather bhandari, with over fifteen years of experience as a director of the popular Chelsea gallery Mixed Greens, a former arts/entertainment lawyer and director of an art e-commerce startup, and Jonathan Melber, advise a new generation of artists on how to make it in the art world.

Art/Work - Revised & Updated: Everything You Need to Know and Do As You Pursue Your Art Career #ad - . The definitive, must-have guide to pursuing an art career—the fully revised and updated edition of Art/Work, now in its fourteenth printing, shares the tools artists of all levels need to make it in this highly competitive field. Originally published in 2009, art/work was the first practical guide to address how artists can navigate the crucial business and legal aspects of a fine art career.

But the rules have changed since then, increasing sophistication of online platforms, due to the proliferation of social media, and ever more affordable digital technology. In this revised and updated edition, Bhandari and Melber show artists how to tackle a host of new challenges.

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Art Money & Success: A complete and easy-to-follow system for the artist who wasn't born with a business mind. Learn how to find buyers, get paid ... nicely, deal with copycats and sell more art.

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Son of the Sea, Inc. #ad - After applying these strategies to her husband Drew Brophy's career, Maria grew his art sales to multiple six-figures yearly. In art money success, maria tells personal stories of her own business deals, successes and failures, while sharing non-conventional wisdom that will explode your art sales. Finally make a living doing what you love why is it that some artists are wildly successful, while others just barely squeak by? It may seem like an unfathomable mystery, how some are earning six figures while other, more talented artists, are struggling.

Maria brophy has dedicated 20 years of her life to researching the specific strategies that successful artists follow. The tools inside will help you: * connect with your right buyers * increase your $$$ income today * sell art easily and negotiate nicely * License your art and get paid multiple times for one artwork * Implement powerful money and business practices * Trust your own creative intuition If you are interested in generating more money and success from your art, but Maria Brophy is the first person who has been able to tell me how, then this book is for you! "A lot of people tell me that I should sell my work, in a viable way.

Art Money & Success: A complete and easy-to-follow system for the artist who wasn't born with a business mind. Learn how to find buyers, get paid ... nicely, deal with copycats and sell more art. #ad - Joe mahoney "hands-down the most practical business guide for artists I've ever read. With the exercises and worksheets included, you can apply the insights to your own business for immediate results. The strategies and scripts inside will help you reach more buyers and easily sell your art for the price it deserves.

Derek murphy @creativindie Find buyers, negotiate nicely, get paid fairly, deal with copycats and sell more art.

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The Artist's Guide to Grant Writing: How to Find Funds and Write Foolproof Proposals for the Visual, Literary, and Performing Artist

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Watson-Guptill #ad - The book is targeted at both professional and aspiring writers, performers, and visual artists who need concrete information about how to write winning grant applications and fundraise creatively so that they can finance their artistic dreams. Used book in Good Condition. The artist’s guide to grant writing is designed to transform readers from starving artists fumbling to get by into working artists who confidently tap into all the resources at their disposal.

The Artist's Guide to Grant Writing: How to Find Funds and Write Foolproof Proposals for the Visual, Literary, and Performing Artist #ad - Written in an engaging and down-to-earth tone, this comprehensive guide includes time-tested strategies, anecdotes from successful grant writers, and tips from grant officers and fundraising specialists.

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The Artist's Guide: How to Make a Living Doing What You Love

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Da Capo Lifelong Books #ad - The Artist's Guide: How to Make a Living Doing What You Love #ad - Providing real-life examples, illustrations, and step-by-step exercises, Battenfield offers readily applicable advice on all aspects of the job. Used book in Good Condition. A comprehensive guide for both emerging and mid-career artists to pursue a career in the visual arts. Along with tips on planning and assessment, she presents strategies for self-management, grant writing, including marketing, building professional relationships, online promotion, 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.

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How to Write About Contemporary Art

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Thames & Hudson #ad - Invaluable for students, the book first navigates readers through the key elements of style and content, arts professionals and other aspiring writers, from the aims and structure of a piece to its tone and language. Brimming with practical tips that range across the complete spectrum of art-writing, the second part of the book is organized around its specific forms, including academic essays; press releases and news articles; texts for auction and exhibition catalogues, gallery guides and wall labels; op-ed journalism and exhibition reviews; and writing for websites and blogs.

Thames Hudson. An essential handbook for students and professionals on writing eloquently, accurately, and originally about contemporary artHow to Write About Contemporary Art is the definitive guide to writing engagingly about the art of our time. More than 30 illustrations throughout support closely analysed case studies of the best writing, including Claire Bishop, in Source Texts by 64 authors, Thomas Crow, T.

J. In counseling the reader against common pitfalls―such as jargon and poor structure―Gilda Williams points instead to the power of close looking and research, showing how to deploy language effectively; how to develop new ideas; and how to construct compelling texts. Demos, rosalind krauss, okwui enwezor, stuart Morgan, John Kelsey, Chris Kraus, Hito Steyerl, Dave Hickey, and Adam Szymczyk.

How to Write About Contemporary Art #ad - 34 illustrations and 64 Source Texts Used book in Good Condition. Supplemented by a general bibliography, and tips on how to construct your own contemporary art library, advice on the use and misuse of grammar, How to Write About Contemporary Art is the essential handbook for all those interested in communicating about the art of today.

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How to Sell Your Art Online: Live a Successful Creative Life on Your Own Terms

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Harper Design #ad - An essential guide for every kind of artist that teaches them how to skip the gallery system, find their niche, and connect directly with collectors to profitably sell their art. For years, galleries have acted as gatekeeper separating artists and collectors. He helps individual artists find their niche; outlines the elements essential for an effective website; and provides invaluable advice on e-mail marketing, blogging, social media marketing, and paid advertising—explaining how to tie all these online activities into offline success.

Most importantly, he shares the secret to overcoming the biggest challenge artists face when self-marketing: learning how to tell their unique stories. But with the explosion of the Internet, a new generation of savvy, independent artists is connecting with buyers and making a substantial living doing what they love.

How to Sell Your Art Online: Live a Successful Creative Life on Your Own Terms #ad - How to sell your art online shows any artist how to make a successful living from their work. Cory huff dispels the myth of the starving artist and provides the effective business strategies necessary to make artistic creations pay. Used book in Good Condition. Huff provides exercises artists can use to clarify the intellectual and emotional process behind their art, and teaches them how turn that knowledge into stories they can tell online and in person—and expand their reach through blogs and social media to build their art business.

Drawing from the stories of successful artists, thoroughly describing how art is sold today, and providing tips on how to build connections personally and electronically, How to Sell Your Art Online illustrates the countless ways artists can take control of their creative careers—and sell their work without selling out.

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Living and Sustaining a Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists

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Intellect Ltd #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Harper Design Intl. Thames Hudson. These stories will inform and inspire any student, young artist, and art enthusiast and will help redefine what "success" means to a professional artist. The forty essays collected in living and Sustaining a Creative Life are written in the artists’ own voices and take the form of narratives, statements, and interviews.

Both day-to-day and big picture details are revealed, showing how it is possible to sustain a creative practice that contributes to the ongoing dialogue in contemporary art. In this day and age, it is more important than ever to show the reality of how a professional, when art has become more of a commodity and art school graduates are convinced that they can only make a living from their work by attaining gallery representation, contemporary artist sustains a creative practice over time.

Living and Sustaining a Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists #ad - Intellect Ltd. Each story is different and unique, but the common thread is an ongoing commitment to creativity, inside and outside the studio.

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Art, Inc.: The Essential Guide for Building Your Career as an Artist Art Books, Gifts for Artists, Learn The Artist's Way of Thinking

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Chronicle Books #ad - Intellect Ltd. Including industry advice from such successful art-world pros as Nikki McClure, Art, and more, Paula Scher, Mark Hearld, Inc. Build a career doing what you love. You don't have to starve to be an artist. Harper Design Intl. Thames Hudson. In this practical guide, teaching, print sales, professional artist Lisa Congdon reveals the many ways you can earn a living by making art—through illustration, licensing, fine art sales, and beyond.

Will equip you with the tools—and the confidence—to turn your passion into a profitable business. Learn how to: • set actionable goals • diversify your income • manage your bookkeeping • copyright your work • Promote with social media • Build a standout website • Exhibit with galleries • Sell and price your work • License your art • Acquire an agent • And much more Used book in Good Condition.

Art, Inc.: The Essential Guide for Building Your Career as an Artist Art Books, Gifts for Artists, Learn The Artist's Way of Thinking #ad - Chronicle Books.

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Launching Your Art Career: A Practical Guide for Artists

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Topics include: setting goals, working with galleries, artist statements, networking, finding & creating exhibition opportunities, websites, selling & pricing art, studio management and much more. Alix sloan has over twenty years experience in the arts as a curator, consultant, private dealer and gallerist.

. Intellect Ltd. Contributing gallerists: kirsten anderson roq la rue, ken harman spoke art & hashimoto contemporary, mark wolfe, zach feuer, william baczek, Noah Antieau Red Truck Gallery, Jayme McLellan Civilian Art Projects, Jen Rogers & Kerri Stephens Varnish Fine Art, Linda Warren, Andrew Hosner Thinkspace, Bert Green, Billy Shire La Luz de Jesus, Mindy Solomon, Allegra LaViola Sargent's Daughters, and Marcia Wood.

Used book in Good Condition. Also included: online resources and additional advice from over forty working artists and art dealers. She regularly shares her expertise in art school lectures and one-on-one consultations, helping artists focus their goals, create strategies and understand what it takes to build and maintain a long-term career in the arts.

Launching Your Art Career: A Practical Guide for Artists #ad - In this guide, sloan makes the information every artist needs available in one accessible, straightforward guide. Thames Hudson. Chronicle Books. Written by a gallerist for artists, this encouraging, and updated in February 2017, easy-to-read handbook includes advice and information to help artists successfully launch or accelerate their careers.

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Art & Fear: Observations On the Perils and Rewards of Artmaking

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Image Continuum Press #ad - For all practical purposes making art can be examined in great detail without ever getting entangled in the very remote problems of genius. From the introductionart & fear explores the way art gets made, the reasons it often doesn't get made, and the nature of the difficulties that cause so many artists to give up along the way.

This is a book about making art. Harper Design Intl. Ordinary art means something like: all art not made by Mozart. First published in 1994, Art & Fear quickly became an underground classic. Word-of-mouth response alone—now enhanced by internet posting—has placed it among the best-selling books on artmaking and creativity nationally.

Art & Fear: Observations On the Perils and Rewards of Artmaking #ad - Art & fear has attracted a remarkably diverse audience, ranging from beginning to accomplished artists in every medium, and including an exceptional concentration among students and teachers. Image Continuum Press. This is a book written by artists, in their studio or performance space, for artists -— it's about what it feels like when artists sit down at their easel or keyboard, trying to do the work they need to do.

. Ordinary art. The original capra press edition of Art & Fear sold 80, 000 copies. An excerpt:today, more than it was however many years ago, art is hard because you have to keep after it so consistently.

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