Starting Your Career as an Artist: A Guide for Painters, Sculptors, Photographers, and Other Visual Artists

Starting Your Career as an Artist is a comprehensive manual full of sound advice for artists seeking to advance their professional careers. Veteran art career professionals Angie Wojak and Stacy Miller show aspiring artists how to evaluate their goals, create a plan of action, and use their talents to build a productive life in the art world. Chapters cover topics essential to the emerging artist, such as building community through networking, collaborating, and finding mentors; setting up a studio; health and safety for artists; artist’s resumes and CVs; developing marketing plans; finding alternative exhibition venues; and refining career aspirations. In addition, the book includes inspiring and insightful interviews with professional artists and well-known players in the art scene.

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By A (Kansas City, MO) · ★★★★☆ · October 18, 2012
As the title implies, this is a book intended for emerging artists just starting their career, but as someone who's a little past that level but hasn't had the exposure/experience to consider themselves quite mid-level, I still found it useful and chock-full of valuable information. What I especi... ...more