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

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

by Angie Wojak, Stacy Miller
     
 

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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

Overview

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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Editorial Reviews

CHOICE
“This helpful resource by Wojak and Miller (both, Parsons The New School for Design) covers every aspect for today’s visual artists stepping into the commercial market, with added tips on creating a digital profile and using social media for marketing....Highly recommended.”
Choice
“This helpful resource by Wojak and Miller (both, Parsons The New School for Design) covers every aspect for today’s visual artists stepping into the commercial market, with added tips on creating a digital profile and using social media for marketing....Highly recommended.”
D. A. Berona

This helpful resource by Wojak and Miller (both, Parsons The New School for Design) covers every aspect for today's visual artists stepping into the commercial market. . . . Highly recommended.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581158533
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
07/27/2011
Series:
Starting Your Career Series
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,203,375
Product dimensions:
8.76(w) x 6.08(h) x 0.59(d)

Meet the Author

Angie Wojak has been the director of Career Services at Parsons the New School for Design for more than a decade. She lives in New York City.

Stacy Miller currently teaches in the photography department at Parsons The New School for Design. She lives in New Rochelle, New York.

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