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Ten Commandments for Your Art Career

Ten Commandments for Your Art Career

Ten Commandments for Your Art Career As an artist, curator, educator, and gallery owner, I like to see things from various perspectives. So, in 2013, I put together a list of ten “commandments”, if you will, that one should remember as a practicing artist. They are still valid today and worth reposting in this website. TheyRead more about Ten Commandments for Your Art Career[…]

3 Things Every Artist Needs to Communicate Effectively

3 Things Every Artist Needs to Communicate Effectively

3 Things Every Artist Needs to Communicate Effectively Many years ago, I learned the value of communication to advance my art career. I used to think that my job was to make the art and it was someone else’s job to talk or write about it. It did not take long for me to realizeRead more about 3 Things Every Artist Needs to Communicate Effectively[…]

5 Signs You May Be Ready for a Studio Manager

5 Signs You May Be Ready for a Studio Manager

Managing your own art studio and the business aspects of your art career can be overwhelming at times. More so when you have a number of projects, shows or commissions coming your way. There may be times that you wished you had a studio/art manager to help you organized all your activity.  That was certainlyRead more about 5 Signs You May Be Ready for a Studio Manager[…]

Artist Talks: 8 Effective Tips to Prepare Yourself

Artist Talks: 8 Effective Tips to Prepare Yourself

Have you ever been asked to facilitate an Artist Talk during your solo exhibition? Chances are that if you have been showing for a while, you have been asked. Perhaps more than once. Yes, it is the dreaded “artist talk” many artists fear about. There are good reasons indeed. For once, you are in theRead more about Artist Talks: 8 Effective Tips to Prepare Yourself[…]

When Plans Don’t Go as Planned

When Plans Don’t Go as Planned

By A. Yanina Gomez, Ph.D. A while ago, I received an email from one of our followers stating that she’d created an amazing solo exhibition proposal, sent it to a few galleries and only received “No Thank You” emails. As you’ve probably guessed, she was feeling totally bummed out. She is not the first artistRead more about When Plans Don’t Go as Planned[…]

How Can You Read My Mind Dr. Gomez?

How Can You Read My Mind Dr. Gomez?

By A. Yanina Gomez, Ph.D. “I love to create, it’s my passion! But, once I finish my piece or series, I have a hard time speaking concisely about it. I just don’t feel comfortable talking about it let alone being concise.” How can you read my mind Dr. Gomez? Yes, that’s one of my hiddenRead more about How Can You Read My Mind Dr. Gomez?[…]

Who Do You Need to Follow Up With Today?

Who Do You Need to Follow Up With Today?

By Sergio Gomez, MFA If you had met me some 15 years ago, I was not nearly as organized as I am today. I am sure that in my early years as an artist I missed great opportunities just because I forgot to do one simple thing… FOLLOW UP! Yep, following up. It’s no so hard to doRead more about Who Do You Need to Follow Up With Today?[…]

Analyze and filter the source!

Analyze and filter the source!

By A. Yanina Gomez, Ph.D. I don’t know if you’ve experienced this but, I’ve met people who LOVE to give their opinions and feedback without me asking. There are times in which they are constructive and fruitful, yet other times they are very destructive and unwelcome. People love to share their opinions. My husband andRead more about Analyze and filter the source![…]

Are you an early bird, a late owl or a new species?

Are you an early bird, a late owl or a new species?

By A. Yanina Gomez, Ph.D. How do you start your day? If you’re like me, I’ve never been a morning person. I need time to wake up. I usually get up [brush my teeth, wash my face and the whole shebang!], drink my juice, take my vitamins and supplements, coffee, breakfast and finally get ready.Read more about Are you an early bird, a late owl or a new species?[…]