A Free Artist Resource: Edition 3
MentorMe is a free resource for creatives who wish to learn from their peers.
Beautiful Bizarre Magazine mentors encourage, guide and inspire emerging artists as they explore their creativity, develop their technical skills and find their personal style.This edition of MentorMe coincides with the relaunch of Beautiful Bizarre Magazine, so to celebrate we wanted to give you, our tribe, an important Special Edition.
In this edition, we hear the thoughts and opinions of nine prominent gallerists around a very important issue for all artists, that of seeking and maintaining gallery representation ie. how you get seen and shown by a gallery, and once you are, what are they major do’s and don’ts to ensure a happy mutually beneficially relationship.
Beautiful Bizarre Magazine is passionate about supporting artists and the industry. Through research and consultation, we seek to develop new ways to encourage, mentor and inspire emerging artists as they explore their creativity, develop their technical skills and find their personal style. This has led us to launch this newest Beautiful Bizarre Magazine initiative MentorMe, a regular free resource for creatives who wish to learn, grow and be inspired by their peers.
Edition 3 Mentors:
Jan Corey Helford, Director of Corey Helford Gallery; Ken Harman Hashimoto, Director of Spoke Art Gallery and Hashimoto Contemporary; Heidi Leigh, Director of AFA Gallery New York; Kim Larson & Bradley Platz, Directors and Co-Curators of Modern Eden Gallery; Gary Pressman, Director of Copro Gallery; David DeRue, Director of Future Gallery; Melissa Walker, Director of Distinction Gallery; Erica Berkowitz, Director of Haven Gallery; and Corinne & Jon Beinart, Directors of Beinart Gallery.
In Edition 3 Beautiful Bizarre Magazine’s Mentors respond to the following questions:
- How do artists get their work seen/shown by a gallery?
- What is the biggest NO NO for artists when seeking Gallery representation?
- After artists are given the opportunity to exhibit, what are the top 5 do’s and don’ts for artists working with galleries?
What readers are saying:
steve.eichenberger – I applaud you for what you’re doing with the MentorMe series! I think it will be more help than you’ll ever know, to artists all over the world. I am impressed with the level of honesty/transparency/vulnerability from the contributors. I think MM will help young artists feel validated, energized to summon the courage to follow their hearts…to value their own counsel over that of those around them. Passion is mighty fuel for purpose.
soulexposed – This is an EXCELLENT resource. I’ve been feeling very stuck and uninspired lately, this couldn’t have come at a better time!
luciacandu I read it all – very useful and interesting! Thanks for doing this!
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