Professional Development Resources
Preparing a portfolio for CSP membership
Photographing, Scanning and editing photos of prints using Photoshop or free editing tools
List of free tools – GIMP, Canva, Figma, Grammarly, Google Docs, ISSUU
Photographing Your Artists’ Books, a series of posts from 23 Sandy Gallery
Writing a biography, artist’s statment and CV with downloadable questionairre to get you started
Learn about contemporary artists in printmaking and hear them tell their story – Pine Copper Lime Podcast
Archiving and cataloging your artwork. Why is it important? How can you keep track of your work if you do not have an inventory database?
Professionally framing art work for exhibition
Framing and shipping article/turtorial. How to ship using storebought boxes. Things you will need to hire a company to crate and ship art for you.
Safe Shipping Strategies for Artists via 23 Sandy Gallery
Creating a catalog of your artwork.
Increasing your visibility online—social media tutorial and strategic communications
Approaching galleries and building your exhibition roster
Jobmarket – what kinds of jobs are available for printmakers/artists
Grant writing and applying for opportunities.
How to prepare an application and how to write about your work
Artist Residencies: how to apply and where to look for opportunities
Taxes and financial planning for artists
contact the Center for Cultural Innovation for previous webinars/tutorials.
CA Lawyers for the arts: contracts, licensing, legal literacy