As an artist, you are required to write about your work for press releases, marketing purposes and for proposals or applications. Conveying concise information in a well-written artist’s statement, biography and CV will assist people in gaining an understanding of your practice.
This is a twenty minute one-to-one session. Joanne will offer strategic advice on preparing artists’ statements and CVs. She will assist you to develop appropriate and clear language to describe your work in a way that makes it engaging, personal and accessible to most readers.
Joanne will be delivering Clinics over two dates:
Feel free to send on some information in advance to us to make the most of your session, such as your artist statement, bio or CV, images of your work, links to website, or any text you are currently working on that you would like a second opinion on.
Joanne Laws is Features Editor of the Visual Artists’ News Sheet – Ireland’s main printed publication for the visual arts – where she oversees the commissioning of new writing for an Irish arts readership. Joanne is a regular contributor to a range of Irish and international publications, including Art Monthly and Frieze. She is a member of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA) and has previously developed extended essays, research reports and policy documents for numerous galleries and arts organisations. Joanne also manages the VAI Artists’ Publication Archive and various other publishing projects.
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You will be emailed a link to the event in the confirmation email you receive after you have registered.
Clinic tickets are €15 for VAI members and €30 for non members. VAI annual membership starts at €25, so if you were thinking of booking a Clinic or other events it might be worth looking into membership, more about membership here.