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Advice for Artists

12 Pieces Of Advice For Artists More Practical Than 'Follow Your Heart'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.21.2015 | Arts

"Follow your heart." "Trust your gut." "Find your voice." "Stay true to your vision." It's not that there isn't merit to these oft-touted nuggets of w...

The Artist As Applicant

Rachel Mason | Posted 03.21.2013 | Arts
Rachel Mason

The artist as applicant is an artist who is applying for an award that offers money, a studio residency, or an honor. The artist as applicant may be nominated or may respond to an open grant application call. Sometimes there are restrictions (age, locale, gender, education). The artist as applicant often but not always, has another source of income -- a day job, a part-time job, or the actual sale of their art. Some artist as applicants rely entirely on grants for their income.

Four Attitudes That Will Help You Succeed As an Artist

Hilary Harkness | Posted 10.14.2012 | Arts
Hilary Harkness

The goal most of us share is to feel good about our practice, connect with other arts professionals, and get our work out there for people to enjoy. So what is the right mindset to cultivate to enable your success and fulfillment as an artist?

Creative Block? Julian Schnabel Can Help!

Posted 01.17.2012 | Arts

Filmmaker-painter-designer Julian Schnabel has revealed his secret to getting out of creative ruts, and it's pretty simple: Get back to work. In th...