Marice Cumber introduces key marketing concepts for artists and offers advice to help target your marketing effectively.
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A guide by Paul Stone on how to successfully plan, develop, manage and promote an artist-led event.
Heather Rigg reports on a professional development scheme in Suffolk that provides a package of support for artists in that region.
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 […]
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 […]
Lucy Kimbell explores some of the ways that artists are immersing themselves in business culture.
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.
Louise Coysh visited ‘Fresh Art’ at the Business Design Centre, London to find out how the fair met with the exhibiting artists’ expectations.
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?
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 […]
Brigid Howarth investigates the world of arts funding and reveals a network of funding routes available to emerging artists.
Victoria Callen describes the pressures faced by rural crafts businesses and suggests key strategies for survival.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]