All posts tagged "The Basics"

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    Building [A Career] on Set: An Interview with Michael Wylie

    Emmy award-winning production designer Michael Wylie talks to Artrepreneur about climbing the ranks in the TV business, working with agents, and why aspiring set designers should focus on their work ethic.

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    Download Our College Guide, Land Your Dream Career

    Being successful in college is about more than getting good grades. That's why Orangenius and Creative Circle have partnered to create the ultimate college guide. Read on to download your copy of "How to Adult: Getting From College to...

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    How Should I Structure My Freelance Resume?

    Struggling to determine how you should structure your freelance resume? Two resume experts give their advice for designing a creative resume that lands you the gig.

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    Follow This Foolproof Approach to Curating Your Creative Portfolio

    Hiring managers pay more attention to the contents of your creative portfolio than your work experience. Artrepreneur reviews proven strategies for curating a creative portfolio that lands you that coveted gig.

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    The Essential Guide to Writing Your Artist Statement

    Used in combination with your artist CV, your artist statement is an opportunity to hook the reader and get them interested in exploring your work. Follow this step-by-step guide to craft your professional artist statement.

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    How Should I Structure My Artist CV Layout?

    The artist CV is an essential tool when dealing with galleries and potential collectors determining whether to invest in your work. Artrepreneur explains how to structure an attention-grabbing artist CV layout.

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    Are You an Art Major? Nine Art Related Jobs to Pursue

    From art critic to interior designer, an art major weighing various art related jobs or career paths has plenty of options to consider. Artrepreneur explores some of the most popular career paths taken by art school graduates.

  • Marketing for Artists
    Launching a Creative Business? Design A Logo That Hooks

    Designing an impactful logo for your creative business involves a careful reflection of your brand strategy. Whether you're designing your own logo or working with a professional, these two art directors offer their best advice for designing a logo...

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    Ten Creative Internships for Aspiring Designers

    Creative internships will help you build the foundation you need for a career in the art world. Whether you're interested in design or web development, these are some of the most coveted – and most rewarding – creative internships...

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    Why Storytelling is Crucial for Artists

    Artists who identify and satisfy our ongoing search for meaning by describing art they create have already discovered this crucial truth: artists that engage in storytelling create a compelling reason for collectors and admirers to invest in their work.

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    Craft An Art Director Portfolio That Gets You Booked

    A well-curated art director portfolio is what potential clients and hiring managers are really paying attention to when looking for new talent. Creative Circle recruiter Gabriela Williams offers her insight for putting your best work forward.

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    Four Communication Skills Every Art Student Should Master

    As an art student, you are quickly learning that effectively communicating your artistic vision is key to your success. Here, we review the four communication skills every artist should master, from interpersonal and writing skills to becoming a better...

  • Operating an Art Business
    This Service Connects the Emerging Photographer With New Clients

    If you're an emerging photographer looking for steady work, Wonderful Machine can help you get your work in front of thousands of potential clients. Find out how this monthly subscription service can help you streamline your art business.

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    A Recruiter’s Advice for your Video or Motion Design Reel

    Creative Circle recruiter Brooks Rowlett sifts through hundreds of motion design reels and video editor portfolios each week. Here, he shares his best advice for motion designers and video editors looking to land their next big gig.

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    Work with an Artist Mentor to Get Your Career on Track

    Many of the world's most recognized artists sought inspiration and guidance from their peers. Gain insight into your practice and learn about the business of art by finding an artist mentor whose career aligns with your own vision for...

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    Need a UX Portfolio? Recruiters Share Their Do’s and Dont’s

    A UX portfolio that well-documents your process will definitely get you noticed by creative recruitment professionals, says Creative Circle recruiter Elizabeth Calabrese-Mahnken.

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    Five Challenges Facing The Art Entrepreneur

    There are a variety of challenges facing today's art entrepreneur, but they don't have to sidetrack an art business.

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    Recruiters Share Their Top Design Portfolio Tips

    A thoughtful design portfolio is an essential tool for a full-time or freelance creative. Brian Young, a recruiter at Creative Circle, shares his top tips for crafting yours.

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    Understanding How to Collect Art Will Help You Sell It

    Whether you want to collect art or already run an art business, these collecting tips can help you fine-tune your mission.

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    Art Careers Can Start at Your College’s Career Resource Center

    The Tremaine Foundation's Heather Pontonio tells Artrepreneur how students can use career resource centers to launch their art careers.

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    Eight Artist in Residence Programs to Launch Your Career

    We’ve previously reviewed how important it is to craft a bio and resume that details your art career, and today we’ll discuss one essential element that’s sure to make your career stand out: the Artist in Residence. Artist in...

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    Write an Artist Bio to Get Noticed

    Most artists are used to expressing themselves in creative ways, but fewer understand the importance of expressing who they are in words. In this article, we'll review the creating an artist bio while offering some useful tips on its...

  • Operating an Art Business
    Launching an Art Startup? These Online Resources Can Help.

    Launching your own art startup can be scary. Here are a few tips and online resources that may help.

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    You Don’t Have to be an Artist to Work with Art

    Just because you don’t possess any artistic abilities – or just because you haven’t made it as an artist yet – doesn’t mean you can’t have a creative, art-filled career. There are plenty of “art adjacent” careers that offer...

  • Operating an Art Business
    Should I Open a Corporation for My Art Business?

    About 375,000 visual artists claim to be self-employed yet many don't realize that their personal assets can be at risk. Find out how opening a corporation can help protect you.

  • Operating an Art Business
    The Basics of Insurance for Artists

    If you’re serious about running an art business, you'll need insurance. Click to find out why and which kind you need.