Launching Your Art Career : A Practical Guide for Artists
Written by a gallerist for artists, and updated in February 2017, this encouraging, easy-to-read handbook includes advice and information to help artists successfully launch or accelerate their careers. Topics include: Setting goals, networking, finding & creating exhibition opportunities, selling & pricing art, working with galleries, websites, artist statements, studio management and much more. Also included: Online resources and additional advice from over forty working artists and art dealers. Contributing Artists: Rick Araluce, Carrie Ann Baade, Ali Banisadr, Rebekah Bogard, Benjamin Britton, Mia Brownell, Charles Clary, Peter Drake, Cara Enteles, Roni Feldman, Lori Field, Eric Finzi, Camille Rose Garcia, Julie Heffernan, Seonna Hong, David Humphrey, David Kramer, Martin Kruck, Travis Louie, Marion Peck, Martha Rich, Jean-Pierre Roy, Judith Schaechter, Tony Shore, Aaron Smith, Sarah Trigg, Hanna von Goeler, Didier William and Brad Woodfin. Contributing Gallerists: Kirsten Anderson (Roq la Rue), Noah Antieau (Red Truck Gallery), William Baczek, Zach Feuer, Bert Green, Ken Harman (Spoke Art & Hashimoto Contemporary), Andrew Hosner (Thinkspace), Allegra LaViola (Sargent's Daughters), Jayme McLellan (Civilian Art Projects), Jen Rogers & Kerri Stephens (Varnish Fine Art), Billy Shire (La Luz de Jesus), Mindy Solomon, Linda Warren, Mark Wolfe, and Marcia Wood. Alix Sloan has over twenty years experience in the arts as a curator, consultant, private dealer and gallerist. 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. In this guide, Sloan makes the information every artist needs available in one accessible, straightforward guide.
- Paperback | 158 pages
- 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 303.91g
- 08 Jul 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- Illustrations, black and white
About Alix Sloan
With over twenty years experience in the arts as a curator, consultant, private dealer and gallerist, Alix Sloan regularly shares her expertise with students and artists all over the world. She lectures at art schools, conducts workshops and offers 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. She is also co-author of the Jenna Stack mystery thriller novels, founder/director of Sloan Fine Art, a contemporary art gallery and consulting firm and runs the PracticalArtists.com website which provides information and resources to artists.