a-n Degree Shows Guide: 25 years supporting student artists

"Thrillingly of this moment" – welcome to the 25th anniversary edition of the a-n Degree Shows Guide from CEO Julie Lomax.

Class of 2023: Anita Furlong – captured moments

Argentinian student Anita Furlong makes paintings that explore the “cruel optimism” of growing up. By Orla Foster.

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Next Steps

Next Steps: Postgraduate education

How to choose a postgraduate course, what to look for in a course, how to apply and what different funding is available.

Next Steps: Alternative art education

A focus on alternative art education programmes, from self-organised to more structured offerings from institutions.

Next Steps: Selling your work

Selling your work is tough, but Artist Support Pledge and a host of a-n resources can help.

Next Steps: Getting paid

A short focus on getting paid, including exhibition proposals and what an exhibition agreement should cover.

Next Steps: Approaching galleries

A focus on approaching galleries, including top tips from artists, arts managers, curators and gallery directors.

Next Steps: Applying for opportunities

Tips and advice on applying for opportunities, and the a-n resources that will help.