Archive for March, 2017

"Summer Love/Cowhead" (2008), 24" x 36"

First Steps: Where To Begin

When I first started applying to exhibits I needed an artist statement, artist bio and photos of my work.  I bought a book called Writing The Artist Statement: Revealing The True Spirit of Your Work *. It was very helpful. …

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Photographing Your Work


One of the major reasons artwork is rejected from exhibitions is poor photography. Don’t let this happen to you.  A good photo is essential in promoting your work.  There are two options: do it yourself; or hire a photographer.…

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Links & Resources


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Artist Interviews Artist Services
Blogs Books
Exhibitions Grants

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Do You Call Yourself An Artist?

According to the English Oxford Dictionary an artist is: a person who practices or performs any of the creative arts.

I didn’t call myself an artist for a long time. I would skirt the idea and say things like: “I …

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Writing An Artist’s Bio


Writing an Artist’s Bio

Once you’ve written your artist bio post it in comments below. If you would like to have an image that goes with your bio posted on the blog go here and upload the image along …

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How To Write An Artist Statement

How to Write an Artist Statement

Once you’ve written your artist statement, whether it’s about your body of work of a specific piece, post it in comments below. If you would like to have the image that goes with your …

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