Digestible Insights From Artists and Business Experts
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We often refuse to let other people sit with something that’s been said and just breathe in it for a few moments. We fix it. Before it’s even broken.
Art isn’t a job like making widgets, where you’re content to do the same thing over and over again for the rest of your life.
Visual artists cut a little straighter to the bone. They don’t have to obsess about the small stuff because if they can’t buy something they need, they’ll probably make it.
In this Q&A with CHF Editorial Director Sofia Perez, Joyce talks about the changes she’s witnessed over more than four decades in the industry, and describes the process of matching artwork to client.
No one remembers “professionals” built according to the factory model, with its cattle call for generic, processed types. The rest of us want to meet originals.
In this Q&A with CHF Editorial Director Sofia Perez, Nina discusses ways that art can harness technology to disseminate visionary ideas and spur creativity; the value of interdisciplinary collaboration; and art as a practical tool for problem-solving.
CEO thinking—and being an artist-CEO in particular—requires extending ourselves, growing into it, moving up from our inner VP, which was probably an upgrade from our inner manager and inner shift supervisor.
Being real about what we can outsource requires us to acknowledge that there’s no escape from doing the work. You can’t outsource a business; you can only outsource FROM a business.
This process is about decluttering your life, not adding more “to-do’s.” Make one small change at a time and be patient with yourself. Enjoy your freedom!
In this interview, Situ discusses the differing approaches to art education in the East and the West, and how an artist’s passion for his work can affect its saleability.
Judith discusses the benefits of working in a cooperative gallery environment, and suggests ways that artists can connect with their peers and other art-industry experts.
Neil walks artists through the scanning and printing process, and encourages them to include reproductions in the overall portfolio of products they can market.