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The Basics of Gaining Gallery Representation

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Are you a teenager or 20-something with dreams of global artistic stardom? Or maybe you’ve turned to a creative path later in life, and are trying to juggle the task of building up a selling and exhibiting profile with that…

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What Can You Gain from Visiting Fine Art Degree Shows?

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It’s that yearly event that so many artists – even those who are largely self-taught – so often talk about in hushed tones. Yes, that’s right – I’m talking about the fine art degree show. They happen in art schools…

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3 surprisingly invaluable books for turning from an amateur into a professional artist

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Some artists handle the divide between amateur and professional more easily than others. While some can become disillusioned by a stop-start practice defined by only occasional sales or gallery interest (perhaps due to prohibitive time, money or location factors), others…

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Where Can You Exhibit Your Work? – Alternative Art Spaces

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With the price of gallery space at an all-time high, space of any kind being at a premium and opportunities to exhibit within the arts dwindling fast, it is important to think outside the box and diversify. This post looks…

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First Thursday Blues: How To Navigate Private Views

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Unless you are the type of person who can flit from one social circle to another, they are nightmares: the constant explanations, the chin rubbers, the ‘I-am-just-here-for-the-free-wine-ers’, the outlandish outfits and the same old questions. Private views sneak up on…

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Open For Business: How to Respond to an Open Call

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Life as an artist can sometimes be overwhelming. What with juggling the day job to pay the rent; explaining to colleagues what it is, exactly, you do; researching the gallery your friend has just hired for two and three-quarter days…

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Affordable Art Fair Hampstead 2013 round up

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After visiting the Affordable Art Fair in Hampstead last night, we thought we’d share some of our favourite artists, galleries, and work that we saw. Enjoy! Here’s how the Liberty Gallery‘s stand looked (before the crowds!), we really liked Maria…

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The passing of time – interview with Egypt-based painter James Crabb

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James Crabb’s colourful, energetic and detailed paintings are a testament to the time and care he puts into them. Here he shares his influences, working process and future plans. To see more of James Crabb’s work, visit his website: jamescrabbpaintings.com…

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Art students: 5 ways to make the most of your final degree show

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It’s degree show season, a time when emerging talent in art and design is presented to the world. After all that hard work, you want to make the most of this valuable opportunity to get your art out there. Here…

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Exhibiting your Art Part 3: working with commercial galleries

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Now comes the tough part… getting your work out there and seen by curators! Welcome to part 3 in our ‘Exhibiting your Art’ blog series – how to work with commercial galleries. So far the series has looked at getting started and…

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