Personal Practice – Resources

Artquest

http://www.artquest.org.uk/

Galleries – Rene Gimpel of Gimpel Fils suggests:

Checkout the gallery’s programme for the year.

Type of visitor.

The relationship has to be one of trust.

Care has to be taken with a contract and specific research needs to    be undertaken at the appropriate time.

Peer Mentoring – Critique

How to set up a group, how to run it, what to expect, how to control the format, time, contribution.  A critique helps to establish what you are learning about your process and practice.  It is a discursive undertaking which supports the artist to make the better art that they are seeking to make.

In summary, there is so much information on this site, I have only tentatively scratched the surface.  What is it has done though is alert me to the support, opportunities, facilities and wealth of information that is available.  I have subscribed to their newsletter for both the latest information and also as a reminder to regularly visit the site to expand my knowledge base.

ArtRabbit

http://www.artrabbit.com

Comprehensive details of all the current and up and coming exhibitions by location.  Invaluable.  Again I have subscribed.

Axis Web

http://www.axisweb.org/ is an online resource for artists and art professionals.  Membership costs £28.50 a year, provides a showcase to promote work and access to national and international opportunities, together with gallery visibility.

Arts Council England

http://www.artsjobs.org.uk/

AN The Artists Information Company

http://www.a-n.co.uk provides resources and services for artists, from insurance to short, practical practice courses.

 

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