New Markets for Artists: How to Sell, Fund Projects, and Exhibit Using Social Media, DIY Pop-ups, EBay, Kickstarter, and Much More

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Skyhorse Publishing Inc., 2012 - Art - 249 pages
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This book is like a language course that is meant to enhance your ability to communicate your art and creative ideas to the world. In the new millennium, artists must create new models for exhibitions and sales. They must also be aware of new modes of communication, from social networking to the latest mobile phone apps. How we share visual information is radically shifting, and artists can benefit from all of these new tools. In this hyper-competitive world, the latest software and hardware, as it applies to creativity and promotion, is part of a language you must be conversant in. This book works as a course (downloadable syllabus available) and as a companion volume to Carey’s recent book, Making It in the Art World.
 

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Contents

Facebook and Twitter for
13
Passwords and How to Make
49
Advertising Your Art on the Web
97
Art Fairs Small and Large
121
Art Consultants and the Digital Gallery
151
The Daily Grind Managing Time
159
Organizing Studio Visits Parties
165
Museums Galleries and Purity
187
The Artist Statement
201
New Frontiers The NonVisible Museum
217
How to Use This Book as a Textbook
235
Is This Book for You?
243
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Brainard Carey was born in Manhattan, New York, and grew up in Yonkers. After attending undergraduate art school at SUNY Purchase, he moved to Rhode Island and opened a gallery and began publishing a literary magazine. Carey then moved back to New York City, where he met Delia Bajo, and cofounded Praxis, which was invited to be in the Whitney Biennial in 2002 and to be in a solo show there in 2007, as well as other venues around the world. Carey also has a mentoring/ educational business that helps artists to write grants, exhibit, and advance their careers. He splits his time between New York City and a studio in New Haven, Connecticut, where he has a radio show on Yale radio WYBC called The Art World Demystified.

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