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The importance of Writing Skills for Artists.

The importance of Writing Skills for Artists.

There are several Call for Artists that offer funding opportunities like prizes, residency experiences, developing new artworks, etc.

That means, getting some economic support for their art projects or production. Therefore, preparing an artistic proposal is an essential skill.
This Chapter intends to teach how to prepare an artistic proposal for a Call.

What is a Call? Call for Artists is the standard means for announcing new projects by the Public Art Commission. “Calls” may be open and broad, or specific by site, theme, medium, etc.

What is an artistic proposal? An artist proposal (or art proposal) is a type of proposal an artist submits to an organization such as an art show, art exhibition, or art grant body to receive support for their artistic endeavors.

Every artist needs to be also a grant writer. Getting a grant or similar application-based award, like a residency, can mean a lot for
Unfortunately, what makes you an incredible artist (thinking outside the box, looking at the big picture over small details, valuing creativity over convention) might also be what makes artists terrible at writing an art proposal. Amazing artists are often overlooked because of poor art grant proposals. What they miss is generally a structured way of thinking and acting.

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The book by Gigi Rosenberg “The artist's guide to grant writing“ is very interesting and offers an effective perspective on writing methods and how to find art funding, as well as a few steps to make the art proposal unique. Also networking among artists is one of the important things that provide new opportunities in various ways, to set up an Alternative Exhibition Space is one of that.

To acquire a simple, but effective way of expressing the art proposals is fundamental to making your intentions understandable to the funders. As well as predicting a suitable and clear budget request, and providing multimedia resources that can show better your artwork proposal, give to the artists added value to their proposal.

Do you like your students can apply too?

Well, it is always good to make some practice. Only practice makes you better and more expert.

Marketing 4 Artists (M4A) celebrates the second Transnational Project Meeting in Matera, Italy.

Marketing 4 Artists (M4A) celebrates the second Transnational Project Meeting in Matera, Italy.

The Marketing 4 Artists (M4A) project held its second transnational project meeting between November 24th and 25th in Matera (Italy), hosted by the project partner Consorzio Materahub – Industrie Culturali e Creative.

JAGO: the example of who made it!

JAGO: the example of who made it!

Jago, an Italian sculptor born in Frosinone (1987), is a great example of how to do marketing for artists. Jago is an excellent example of a good web marketing strategy by using all the e-tools available on the web, from the web-site to the social media, to promote himself (the so-called self-promotion).

UpSkilling Young Artists at VET School

UpSkilling Young Artists at VET School

After the meeting in Helsinki (Finland), the project partners started working on the content for the “Marketing for Artists - Training Course”.
Education In Progress SPAIN is in charge of developing Unit 3 “Design of promotional services, marketing plan and communication strategy for artistic and cultural goods and services”.

Mallorca hosts a group if Italian Art Teachers interested in the workshop "Marketing 4 Artists".

Mallorca hosts a group if Italian Art Teachers interested in the workshop "Marketing 4 Artists".

A group of teachers from Liceo Statale “Vito Capialbi” from Vibo Valentia, located in the Italian Region of Calabria, participated in the Training Course “Marketing 4Artists” in Palma de Mallorca thanks to the European Program Erasmus Plus.

The importance of art as a tool for society

In a general sense, art is any human activity that draws on emotions and intellect to create works that have aesthetic characteristics.