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With so much information out there where do you begin to find what is relevant to you and your career? Here are a few starting points in the myriad of resources, research and advice in the Knowledge bank. So go on, have a look!
Jane Watt Knowledge bank commissions coordinator
Do you want to find out more about commissions? Maybe you need information and guidance on assessing and managing your career? Or you might be fed-up of other people making the choices, and want to take matters into your own hands?
Artist, advisor and a-n Jobs and Opps editor Kate Brundrett draws on her knowledge of national and regional support schemes for artists. She reveals the range of business and professional development advice available. In addition, she suggests key questions and issues that an artist might consider in assessing the most relevant support at a particular point in their career. Subscribers read on…
Tour, a-n.co.uk February 2009. Contacts last updated Jan 2013.
From objects to actions, oil on canvas to woven textiles, artists sell their work in a variety of ways, locations and for a number of different of reasons. What is most relevant to you?
There is an assortment of guides and toolkits to help you to manage your career and day-to-day activities as an artist.
For many artists and arts organisers self employment is the best option of receiving income, giving freedom to choose work, better work-life balance and tax savings. This guide by Russell Smith explains what you need to know about becoming self employed. Subscribers read on…
Guide, a-n.co.uk June 2007, updated November 2012
The studios toolkit is a step-by-step guide to developing group studios. It is designed especially for artists thinking of setting up some kind of studio facility to envision what it is you want to achieve and to deconstruct your initial vision… Read on…
Artist's toolkit, a-n.co.uk July 2003