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Marketing

Marice Cumber introduces key marketing concepts for artists and offers advice to help target your marketing effectively.

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Setting up an event

A guide by Paul Stone on how to successfully plan, develop, manage and promote an artist-led event.

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Dress no.9
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Making art work

Heather Rigg reports on a professional development scheme in Suffolk that provides a package of support for artists in that region.

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Culture in regeneration

The South East Development Agency has recently pledged £70 million to support for community projects in the Southern and South East Arts areas. The aim is to address some of the regions social inequalities and bring tangible improvements to the […]

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Cultural needs examined

Greater efforts to focus on the training needs of artists and creative workers in Cumbria are expected to emerge from a recent planning event held by Northern Cultural Skills Partnership (NCSP). More than sixty arts practitioners, administrators, agencies, venue managers […]

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Retail therapy

The creation of small-scale saleable works is a strategy that many artists may have considered. Here, Brigid Howarth talks to two artists with successful product lines that sit alongside their main practice.

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Something Beautiful Something Free # 27 (U Look well interesting)
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In it to win it

Louise Coysh visited ‘Fresh Art’ at the Business Design Centre, London to find out how the fair met with the exhibiting artists’ expectations.

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Slotty Fever
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Funding mole 2

You’ve done the research, and have got three or four possible sources of funding for a new project. How do you put in an application that stands out from the pile: what gives your approach the edge?

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The Plough
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Tax breaks for artists

In a May speech celebrating the end of the Year of the Artist, Arts Council of England chair Gerry Robinson called for strategic aid to upcoming artists. Looking to examples in mainland Europe, he said he was keen to see […]

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Heads I win, Tails you lose
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Funding mole

Brigid Howarth investigates the world of arts funding and reveals a network of funding routes available to emerging artists.

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Sycamore dish
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Art of survival

Victoria Callen describes the pressures faced by rural crafts businesses and suggests key strategies for survival.

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Scottish Resources

The Scottish Arts Council will get an increase for 2001/02 totalling £4.4 million, bringing the annual government grant to £34.3 million fixed for three years. Arts funding in Scotland comes through the Education Department, under the wing of Minister Jack […]

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Using less energy

Artists’ comfort is now on the agenda for the Design Advice agency, part of the government’s Energy Efficiency Best Practice Programme. This aims to provide professional, independent and objective advice on the energy-efficient and environmentally conscious design of buildings. In […]

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Research round-up

Micro businesses and self-employed people in the arts might benefit from micro-credit and LETS (Local Exchange Trading Schemes), according to the Banking on Culture project. This action-research project was set up to look at and encourage new sources of financial […]

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