The Role of Exhibits < Deep Thought Thursday

Can artists have successful careers without exhibiting live? How? Will anything be forfeited? [...]

Real Live Art

Tatiana Garmendia, “Epic Ink Drawings” installation view.

Every time you show your art to someone, you add new layers of meaning to the work because viewers bring their experiences to an appreciation of it. [...]

When 2 Minds Meet < Deep Thought Thursday

“Art viewing is nothing if not a connection between two minds, in my opinion.” [...]

The Venue’s Responsibilities for Your Art Exhibit

Walker Fine Art Gallery

As with any business arrangement, what an art venue agrees to take care for your exhibit of will depend on the venue. While non-art venues might leave everything up to the artist, there are certain things you should expect from any art venue. [...]

6 Categories for Your List of Artworks

When you show your art at any venue, you will be asked to provide a detailed list of works included. Here are 6 categories to include on that list. [...]

The Artist's Responsibilities for Any Exhibit

As an exhibiting artist, you have responsibilities. Never assume that venues (art galleries, nonprofit spaces, co-ops) will do all of the work for you. Here’s a list of things to think about. [...]

Plan Your Exhibition with a Scale Model

Ellen Soffer gallery model

A scale model helps you decide what artwork to include in your upcoming exhibit. It’s no small feat, but building a model can also help you conquer the unknown and alleviate any anxieties. Take a look at Ellen Soffer’s cardboard gallery model. [...]

Embrace a Space and Get Your Art Out There

What are you doing to get your art out of the studio and in front of people? Don’t wait around for the perfect gallery. Find a space and embrace it! A little story and some inspiration to get you started. [...]

My Favorite Things in 2010

A couple of weeks ago I encouraged you to write down all of your accomplishments for 2010. In doing this exercise for myself, I developed a list that I thought might be of interest. These didn’t necessarily come out in 2010, but I consumed them during this past year. [...]

Publicity Resources for Promoting an Art Event

Suzanne Morlock, Kite Dreams II. Found object installation.

Other people can help you promote your art events more effectively if you offer a stash of publicity resources. Use this publicity checklist of 6 items to prepare before asking for help. [...]