Jackie Battenfield

Artists: How to Earn and Manage Money, Part II (2009)

Creative Business & Entrepreneurship
Jackie Battenfield - 02 Jun 09 The following is an excerpt from Jackie Battenfield’s The Artist’s Guide: How to make a living doing what you love. What can you do (or what skill can you develop) that will provide the most money with the fewest number of hours and stress? Ah yes, the punch line. Always treasure and...

Artists: How to Earn and Manage Money, Part I (2009)

Creative Business & Entrepreneurship
Jackie Battenfield - 01 Jun 09 The following is an excerpt from Jackie Battenfield’s The Artist’s Guide: How to make a living doing what you love. Artists: How to Earn and Manage Money Let’s face it, no one chooses to be an artist for the money, so supporting your practice can produce emotional knots difficult to untangle....

Artwork samples & artist statements

Creative Business & Entrepreneurship
Jackie Battenfield - 01 Jun 09 The following is advice from Jackie Battenfield’s The Artist’s Guide: How to make a living doing what you love (2009). Your work sample and artist statement represent a vital line of communication between you and the rest of the world. Images of your work appear on exhibition announcements,...

Minus Space & entrepreneurial art practice (2009)

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Jackie Battenfield - 01 Jun 09 The following is a “best practice” on Internet-based communications from Jackie Battenfield’s The Artist’s Guide: How to make a living doing what you love. Minus Space & entrepreneurial art practice In 2003, artists Matthew Deleget and Rossana Martinez developed an ambitious curatorial...

Artist promotion: How to introduce your work to the professional community (2009)

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Jackie Battenfield - 01 Jun 09 Excerpt from The Artist’s Guide: How to make a living doing what you love (2009) by Jackie Battenfield. Artist promotion If you want to be a part of the art world, you need to survey the landscape and imagine your place within it. Reflect on who would be interested in the content of your...

Artist professional practice: How to build long-term relationships (2009)

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Jackie Battenfield - 01 Jun 09 The following is an excerpt from Jackie Battenfield’s The Artist’s Guide: How to make a living doing what you love. Artist professional practice: How to build long-term relationships Introducing your work to a gallery can feel like an extended courtship. The director of a gallery wants to...