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Practical handbook for the emerging artist / Margaret R. Lazzari.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Greenwood PL - Greenwood NONFICTION CAREERS Lazzari (Text) 36626104249396 2nd Floor New Adult Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0500296057
  • ISBN: 9780500296059
  • Physical Description: viii, 296 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: Third edition.
  • Publisher: New York Thames & Hudson, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"First publishes in the United States of America in 1996 in paperback as The Practical Handbook for the Emerging Artist by Wadsworth, Cengage Learning." --Title page verso.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I: Groundwork. The artwork is most important -- Building your communities -- Part II: Getting your work out and seen. Show your work now -- Your show -- Documenting your work -- Presenting your work online and in applications and proposals -- Researching galleries, museums, and other art venues -- Artist/gallery relations -- Part III: Positions of influence. Writing for art publications -- Curating -- Creating a new art space -- Part IV: Financial concerns. Jobs -- Grants -- Other financial support -- The business end -- Part V: Education. The Master of fine arts degree -- Other educational options.
Summary, etc.:
"This essential resource addresses the challenges and opportunities of today's art world, providing a wealth of practical advice for any artist seeking to make a career of their art. Building a career as an artist involves so much more than creating art. Networking, marketing, writing, and curating are all critical concerns, as are the complexities of securing funding and showing one's work. The list of hurdles can quickly become overwhelming, however, this comprehensive guide walks artists through every step they must consider as they launch their professional lives. Margaret R. Lazzari packs each chapter with detailed, accessible advice that artists can immediately put into practice. How-to guides cover the specifics of resume writing, contract drafting, and more; exhaustive checklists address everything from website setup to exhibition preparation; and artist interviews at the end of each chapter are invaluable examples of professional artists overcoming the same challenges that face every newcomer. This book includes an extensive appendix of organizations, agencies, and services to further guide the artist. This third edition includes updated artist interviews and information on the most important digital skill sets, such as networking through social media, creating web-based exhibitions, displaying media works, and more. Lazzari writes with every type of artist in mind, providing a truly comprehensive guide to building a successful art career." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Artists > Vocational guidance > United States.
Career development > United States.
Artists > United States > Interviews.
Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc.
Genre: Handbooks and manuals.

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