How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist: Selling Yourself Without Selling Your Soul

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Macmillan, Feb 15, 1988 - Art - 206 pages
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Just because you’re an artist doesn’t mean you have to be broke. Caroll Michels offers a wealth of insider’s advice on getting your work exhibited, preparing resumes and presentations, public relations and advertising, applying for grants and awards, legal issues, and more. Includes a fully updated resource guide.

 

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Contents

1 Launching or Relaunching Your Career Overcoming Career Blocks
1
2 Launching or Relaunching Your Career Entering the Marketplace
21
3 Presentation Tools and Packages
44
4 Art Marketing and the Internet
69
5 Pricing Your Work How Much Is It Worth?
89
6 Public Relations Keep Those Cards and Letters Coming In and Going Out
102
7 Exhibition and Sales Opportunities Using Those That Exist and Creating Your Own
129
8 Dealing with Dealers and Psyching Them Out
168
9 The Mysterious World of Grants Fact and Fiction
207
10 Generating Income Alternatives to Driving a Cab
221
11 Rationalization Paranoia Competition Rejection and the Overwhelm Factor
237
Appendix of Resources
253
Notes
359
Index
369
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About the author (1988)

Caroll Michels, a successful sculptor, is a career coach who has worked with thousands of artists since 1978. She lives in East Hampton, New York.

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