A few weeks ago I decided to get serious about applying for residencies and met with artist Samantha Mogelonsky to get some advice. For those not familiar with the concept, an artist residency is when you go to a location (a mix of housing and art studios) for a period of time to focus exclusively on your work. Samantha has done a variety of residencies across the world, so it was great to hear what has and hasn’t worked, what to watch out for, and how to narrow in on residencies that will benefit you the most. So first of all where do you look? Read more
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- In many ways this blog has always been in a state of change and thus allowed us to pursue directions that we thought would be helpful, interesting,or just fun. We’ve written about everything from how to invoice and do taxes, to getting assisting gigs and landing clients. We’ve hosted a lecture series and run gallery [...] Read more – ‘Farewell’.
- Finn O’Hara on Representation
- We had the pleasure of sitting down with photographer / director Finn O’Hara several months ago to talk about representation. Unfortunately we weren’t able to get to editing the interview until recently but the wait is over! Finn is an established photographer with a lot of experience and great clients, so we turned to him to tell [...] Read more – ‘Finn O’Hara on Representation’.
- You Should Know…..William Wegman
- The work of William Wegman is a wonderful example of art that doesn’t take itself too seriously – beautiful photographs with a sense of humour. Wegman is known for his portraits (and/or collaborations) with primarily his own Weimaraner dogs in various costumes and poses. Read more – ‘You Should Know…..William Wegman’.