What do I do at art events – specifically at gallery or art fair openings?

Total Views: 1590The fine arts industry offers all sorts of event types: gallery brunches, artist talks and preview dinners; work screenings, press conferences and afterparties; finissages, closed collector events etc. Exhibition openings and art fairs are the industries’ flagship events, and can feel intimidating because of their open social architecture. Whether they happen at galleries, … Continue reading “What do I do at art events – specifically at gallery or art fair openings?”

How do I establish organic engagement with a gallery, specifically when looking for representation?

Total Views: 1003Some artists find representation without having searched for it: a gallery approaches them on their own. Maybe they saw someone’s work at the art school’s open days, or a professor or mutual acquaintance mentioned the work. Either way: this is rare. If you haven’t been approached by a gallery, but want to establish … Continue reading “How do I establish organic engagement with a gallery, specifically when looking for representation?”