Launching Your Art Career: A Practical Guide for Artists

UPDATED FEBRUARY 2017 and written by a gallerist for artists, this no nonsense, easy-to-read handbook includes advice, information and encouragement to help artists successfully launch, relaunch or refocus their careers.

Topics include: Finding & creating exhibition opportunities, selling & pricing your art, writing bios & artist statements, creating an effective website, working with galleries, managing your studio, setting goals, networking, and much more.

Also included: Online resources to help artists get started doing their own, personalized, research 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 Art Dealers: Kirsten Anderson, Noah Antieau, William Baczek, Zach Feuer, Bert Green, Ken Harman, Andrew Hosner, Allegra LaViola, Jayme McLellan, Jen Rogers & Kerri Stephens, Billy Shire, Mindy Solomon, Linda Warren, Mark Wolfe, and Marcia Wood.

Whether you’re just getting started or feeling stuck, “Launching Your Art Career: A Practical Guide for Artists,” provides proven, real-world strategies to help you advance your career.

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About the Author: 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 “Launching Your Art Career: A Practical Guide for Artists,” she has distilled much of that information into a single, helpful, accessible resource.