Essays on Creative Process.
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The next questions to ask as you approach the writing process are:
This concise step-by-step guide shows artists like you how to:
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The well-crafted artist statement invites a special intimacy with your viewers that the rest of your presentation is not designed to achieve. Written in the first person, the artist statement is a uniquely personal narrative about your work, and why and how you create it. It has a story-like rhythm and spine, and is the primary instrument for communicating your true artistic voice. It differs from the resume, which lists your career trajectory in a standardized form. It differs also from the biography, which highlights the strengths of your resume, most often written in third person format. The artist statement is an essential tool in your presentation to gallery directors, collectors, museum curators, the press, and viewers attending your pubic exhibitions.
The actual writing of the artist statement can send ripples of dread, or at least tangles of confusion, up the artist’s spine. It can seem daunting to cram an entire career into a concise, one-page snapshot. However, when guiding artists through the completion of an outline, I notice that even the most apprehensive artists begin to enjoy the process…
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The Artist Statement
Does Your Artist Statement Help to Close the Sale? Learn To Write With Heart, Clarity and Sales Power. This concise step-by-step eBook shows artists like you how to: Break the artist statement down into essential contents, paragraph by paragraph. Sift out gems from the raw, organic soil of your creative “voice.” Choose what (and what […]
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