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What They Didn't Teach You in Art School

What you need to know to survive as an artist

By Rosalind Davis and Annabel Tilley

  • Hardback
  • £14.99

A career guide for artists, covering everything they need to know about building a successful business after graduating

A career guide for artists, covering everything they need to know about building a successful business after graduating

You have the artistic talent, but do you know how to make a success of it?

The thing they don't teach you in art school is just how active and engaged you need to be; you'll have to become your own finance, business and marketing manager, as well as a researcher, curator and administrator.

What They Didn't Teach You in Art School is the ultimate survival guide to life as an artist, and the perfect springboard for aspiring artists who haven't yet given up the day job. The book provides expert advice, tips and inspiration to help you build a successful career - giving you the opportunity to nurture your true talent.

Biographical Notes

Rosalind Davis is a graduate of The Royal College of Art (2005) and Chelsea College of Art (2003) Davis has exhibited nationally and internationally and has had several solo shows in London; the Bruce Castle Museum (2013), John Jones Project Space, Julian Hartnoll Gallery (2009), The Residence Gallery (2007), and The Stephen Lawrence Centre.

Annabel Tilley makes drawings currently inspired by the history of English painting and museum collections. Shortlisted for The Jerwood Drawing Prize, she has exhibited widely including at Fruehsorge Contemporary Drawing in Berlin.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781781572962
  • Publication date: 03 Nov 2016
  • Page count: 224
  • Imprint: Ilex Press
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