The Artist's Guide

How to Make a Living Doing What You Love

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By Jackie Battenfield

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A comprehensive guide for both emerging and mid-career artists to pursue a career in the visual arts.

Providing real-life examples, illustrations, and step-by-step exercises, Battenfield offers readily applicable advice on all aspects of the job. Along with tips on planning and assessment, she presents strategies for self-management, including marketing, online promotion, building professional relationships, grant writing, and portfolio development.

Each chapter ends with an insightful “Reality Check” interview, featuring advice and useful information from high-profile artists and professionals.

The result is an inspiring, experiential guide brimming with field-tested techniques that readers can easily apply to their own career.

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  • "A readable, realistic, and practical field guide to professional success in the visual arts...A wealth of reproduced art and profiles of artists complete this inspiring, useful, and, given the rise in do-it-yourself careers, timely resource."
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On Sale
Jun 9, 2009
Page Count
400 pages
ISBN-13
9780306816529

Jackie Battenfield

About the Author

Jackie Battenfield‘s work is represented in over a thousand collections worldwide. She teaches a course in professional development in the visual arts at Columbia University.

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