Artist’s should blog! Or so I’m told… or is that I’ve read? Certainly many Artists do. But it can be difficult to know what to write!…And some days you just don’t want to! – I might have mentioned that before. So, do you try something … Continue readingHelp it’s Tuesday and I haven’t got a blog post!
The Turner Prize Courts controversy. This years winner Martin Boyce has again been greeted with the usual disdain. The Guardian‘s Jonathan Jones argues the case for George Shaw (above)- another of the 4 contenders. And I’m inclined to agree with him. Although I quite like … Continue readingAppreciating Great Art Not Marketing?
Sometimes in life you have to take risks! Well? I’ve gone and done something really Big and Scary! Well, it is for me. I’m organising an exhibition in Oxford to Coincide with Oxford Artweeks! Why? I need to raise my game and find more exhibition … Continue readingRisk Taking – planning a Successful Art exhbition
There’s a phrase in the business world. Failure to plan means planning to fail. Whatever it is you’re doing, it will always work better if some planning and thought has gone into it. Not one of my strengths but I’m learning, the hard way. This … Continue readingHow Artist’s can Plan to succeed!
Setting up any exhibition can be a daunting prospect. Especially the first time, right? Which is why it’s important to take part in a few group exhibitions before engaging in you first one! It’s a great opportunity to see how hanging an exhibition works. I’d … Continue reading8 things to consider when setting up an exhibition
Like many artists, self promotion is not something that comes easy to me! Marketing is part of the business like approach we discussed last week. The Artist’s statement is a key part of this process. But for me it’s been an ongoing battle. Initially, I … Continue readingArtist’s statement – there’s more than 1 way to state the obvious!