Synopses & Reviews
Starting Your Career as an Artist
is a comprehensive manual full of sound advice for artists seeking to advance their professional careers. Veteran art career professionals Angie Wojak and Stacy Miller show aspiring artists how to evaluate their goals, create a plan of action, and use their talents to build a productive life in the art world. Chapters cover topics essential to the emerging artist, such as building community through networking, collaborating, and finding mentors; setting up a studio; health and safety for artists; artists resumes and CVs; developing marketing plans; finding alternative exhibition venues; and refining career aspirations. In addition, the book includes inspiring and insightful interviews with professional artists and well-known players in the art scene.
Provides tools and strategies to succeed as a professional artist.
About the Author
Angie Wojak has been the director of Career Services at Parsons the New School for Design for more than a decade. She lives in New York City.Stacy Miller currently teaches in the photography department at Parsons The New School for Design. She lives in New Rochelle, New York.