Be Smart About Art


#ArtBizBootcamp 2020 > Up your game with our signature 10-month online course Post

With months to go before arriving at the next calendar year, we're already getting excited about the next edition of our signature online course, designed to support your career as an artist, dealer, artist-curator or creative pursuit. Why the excitement? Seeing the awesomeness of the 2019 cohort including the career results they're experiencing! What's it entail? > 9 x core modules - ...

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PODCAST: Ooh la la! A chic Parisian cafe… An ideal location for updating a stock list?! Post

This episode highlights the importance of keeping updated stock records and having them backed up - key activities for professional artists and gallerists alike. Hit the play button and enjoy!    

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Completer Finisher and Administrator wanted to work with the Be Smart About Art team! Post

Be Smart About Art is looking for a Completer-Finisher and Administrator. Read on for information on the role and details of how to apply. About the role: Completer Finisher Job Purpose The role is freelance 4-8 hours a week at a rate of £15/hour primarily working from the home office of Founder and Director Susan J Mumford in Lewes, Sussex.  ...

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Contemplating crowdfunding as an entrepreneur or investor? Post

You’ve no doubt witnessed the rising popularity of crowdfunding. According to Google, it’s the ‘practice of funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet.’ With banks increasingly conservative about lending decisions, government budgets squeezed and an ever more internet-savvy public, this relatively new solution to traditional ...

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PODCAST: Be careful about judging someone by their appearance. They might be an art collector… Post

This episode gives a real-life story that shows how important it is to not act upon assumptions about people without qualifying. Hit the play button and enjoy!    

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Art Prizes: The view of a judge Post

Art prizes, juried exhibitions, open submissions… whatever the term, the role that these events can play in getting artists in front of their idea audience (think: gallerists, curators, buyers, interior designers, other artists, leaders of arts organisations, etc) is noteworthy. It goes without saying that applying to opportunities that are a good match for yourself / your artist is a ...

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Join the #ArtBizBootcamp 2019 to transform your career this year Post

Join this new and improved course that builds on previous years' successes. In 2019, we're bringing together artists and dealers to move forward in a changed art world.    The course is being crowdfunded, with approximately 75 creative professionals. Do YOU want to be one of them? Are you up for STEPPING UP and STANDING OUT in changing times? There ...

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What's holding you back from reaching the next level? (free webinar) Post

This one-hour session is taking place in conjunction with the launch of the Art Biz Bootcamp. By attending this webinar, you get first access to special bootcamp bonuses.  In the first bonus: You'll get access to a replay of a special session of the workshop 'Profiting from participating in exhibitions', which will help you to reach out to ideal clients and ...

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PODCAST: Visualise, verbalise and be open to opportunities - the story of a random taxi journey Post

[SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PODCAST ON ITUNES]About this episode: This week's episode highlights the importance of communicating what you’re seeking to others, from people you know to complete strangers. It’s based on a real-life story…-----------    Press 'Play' and enjoy:                 

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Ever feel trapped in your own world? Post

The end of a calendar year, like the approach to a big birthday, often prompts a reflective period.What were you doing this time last year, or this time in your previous decade?What have you done since that time?What’s different from what you would have anticipated?Has anything happened that’s changed your perspective on life or aims?As much as you might have ...

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