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Artist Aid Series
Helping artists with the basics and beyond so they can be successful.
Artist Aid: Writing your artist statement
Why do you need an artist statement? How long should your artist statement be? What are the words to avoid using? Here is a video to help you along. Don't forget to subscribe for weekly videos! Words to avoid: Passionate, creative, innovative, immersive, inspired, unique, honest, driven, activist, activate, dynamic, emerging, iconic, invention, inventive, original, poetic, trans-formative, & contemporary.
Artist Aid: Artist Statement in 5 minutes
Short video on writing your artist statement in 5 easy steps. My Artist Statement Success in pageantry proved to be both my salvation as well as a burden. My sight began slowly deteriorating at the age of twelve and will continue to do so throughout my life with no cure. The rejection and prejudices I experienced led me to seek out other means of fulfillment; this came in the form of beauty pageants and modeling. Using my experiences, I critique the unrealistic display of the “perfected” physical form and the pressures to attain it. I am both an insider and outsider of mainstream “beauty” yet to bring both perspectives together I became Miss Art World. I use this title throughout my work to question the dominating ideologies of beauty fused with the disturbing and obsessive struggle to obtain it. Clips & References: Writer’s Block: A Supercut https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9N5ZP31m4uw The Princess Bride (11/12) Movie CLIP - My Name Is Inigo Montoya (1987) HD https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I73sP93-0xA Friends joey recommendation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owSG_o6SVmo Sex And The City "I Love You But I Love Me More" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rExNnpqUgvo&t=1s Sesame Street: "I Am Special" with Grover https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gms-Yk7mzv4
Artist Aid: The Curator & Artist Relationship
If you have reached the professional stage of your artist career where you will start working with a curator, gallery director or installation team there are important points to your relationship that you need to know. It is no secret that artists can have a hard time working with a curator. This video will go over why curators are important and how to work with them. Enjoy and feel free to ask me any questions in the comment section below. Don't forget to Subscribe.