Artist Maša Kepic offers advice below on assessing and applying for open exhibitions, and in a sister-guide, curator Kate Phillimore offers tips on things to consider when setting up an open exhibition.
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This guide by Nicholas Sharp looks at the different types of legal structures that can be used when setting up an organisation, and the implications of each.
Fundraising is a competitive activity. This guide by Lisa Le Feuvre introduces the main funding sources and offers guidelines to help make winning funding applications.
For this video guide, Katy Beale and Charlotte Frost discuss micro-blogging with particular reference to Twitter and how it can be used for research, marketing and collaboration, plus a look at how artists are using Twitter in innovative ways that connect with their practice.
For this video guide, Chris Unitt of Meshed Media talks to Charlotte Frost about different blog platforms, getting the most from a blog, and some of the creative and innovative blogs around.
In these times of austerity, we’ve compiled a catalogue of money-saving ideas for freelancers that have been tried and tested by a-n readers.
A guide for artists and arts organisers to creating a mutually-beneficial relationship.
This guide takes artists through the different stages of finding and creating opportunities to work with young people in a range of settings. It asks: How are artists recruited? What is the best practice? What do young people want from such collaboration? What do artists need from teachers?
Some tips and advice on strategies and approaches.
A guide for artists and organisers, with comments from artists and good practice checklist.
Russell Martin’s guide to running your own gallery demystifies the process of setting up an artist-led space and highlights the issues to consider before taking such a step.
Jeanie Finlay points artists in the right direction on the road to self promotion.
This guide by Jonathan Waring covers the process of establishing a studio group: from having the initial idea, bringing together a likeminded group of artists and getting hold of a space, to running the studios effectively on a day-to-day basis.
Applying for funding? Ever wondered how the experts do it? Rosemary Shirley asked a range of experienced artists, curators and arts professionals to share their top tips for successful funding applications.
If you need a solicitor, it is important to be able to identify the right one to handle your particular situation and to prepare adequately, in order to minimise your costs. This checklist by Sheena Etches and Nicholas Sharpe outlines how to go about selecting a solicitor.
This checklist by Sheena Etches and Nicholas Sharp is a tool to help understand the purpose and content of a reproduction licence.
Lucy Kimbell outlines some issues that can arise from residencies in business settings and should be resolved in advance.
As a UK artist you automatically hold copyright in your original works of art. This guide introduces the basic concepts of copyright law and offers practical advice on protecting your work against possible infringement.
Whilst safe working practice is largely a matter of common sense, it is also a legal and professional issue. This guide by David Pope introduces the key legislation and offers practical advice on risk assessment.
Marice Cumber introduces key marketing concepts for artists and offers advice to help target your marketing effectively.
A guide by Paul Stone on how to successfully plan, develop, manage and promote an artist-led event.