Author Archive for Stephanie Gavan

How to name and write descriptions about your art

By in How To


0 comments

Side view portrait of young Black man looking at paintings and thinking at art gallery

ArtWeb’s guide on how to name art and write descriptions that can make or break a sale!

Continue reading

How to make festive artwork without slipping into clichés

By in How To


0 comments

Wintery scene - how to make Christmas art

Practical considerations for making Christmas art, spotlighting the work of Artweb members who share their top tips for avoiding cliché this holiday season

Continue reading

The best digital art exhibitions to check out this winter

By in Events & Review


0 comments

Thanks to the resourcefulness of artists & galleries, there are plenty of ways to enjoy world-class digital art exhibitions this winter.

Continue reading

Mentorship in the art world: how to find a career coach

By in How To


0 comments

painter and art coach discussing painting

6 practical steps to help find the right art mentor for you, and how to maintain that relationship once you’ve achieved it.

Continue reading

How to evoke emotion through your art

By in How To


0 comments

As an artist, what tools can you use to draw from humans’ well of associations? We share 4 principles for evoking emotion through your art.

Continue reading

The DIY art schools revolutionising art education

By in Art And Culture


0 comments

alternative art schools

Around the world, these radical MFA programmes are offering alternative models to traditional institutionalised arts education.

Continue reading

Interview with sculptor artist Faith Bebbington

By in Interviews


0 comments

From skateparks to international train stations and football stadiums, her ‘3D graffiti’ engages with communities and explores non-traditional materials.

Continue reading

Making connections: how to build an artist community

By in How To


0 comments

art class networking

We outline seven strategies to help build long-lasting creative friendships in the artist community.

Continue reading

How to write an artist statement

By in How To


0 comments

woman writing artist statement

A guide to writing an artist statement, the essential “who I am and what I do” of your marketing plan that helps you move up as an artist.

Continue reading

7 exciting opportunities for artists this September

By in Opportunities


0 comments

Young woman working on a watercolour painting outdoors

A specially selected listing of the most exciting residencies, commissions and competitions open to artists in the UK and beyond.

Continue reading