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    The ‘How To’ Manual

    Pricing Your Work

    Pricing Your Work

    Introduction Costing and Pricing are two separate but inter-related processes.  Many artists focus on finding the right “price” for their ...
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    Undertaking Commissions

    Undertaking Commissions

    Introduction The past decade has seen significant increases in the range of opportunities for visual artists to work on commissions ...
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    VAT and Artists

    VAT and Artists

    While every effort is made to ensure the information in this article is accurate, Visual Artists Ireland and the author ...
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    The Financial Side

    Budgeting and Financing

    Introduction This article will be of interest to self-employed artists. It aims to provide guidelines on how to manage and ...
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    Organising and Managing Projects

    Organising and Managing Projects

    Introduction Undertaking a self-managed project successfully can be difficult. Being aware of some of the pitfalls and following a few ...
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    A Practical Guide to Setting Up a Studio Space

    A Practical Guide to Setting Up a Studio Space

    Introduction Few artists can afford the expense of owning their own studio, particularly at the start of their careers. Working ...
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    Awards, Bursaries and Grants

    Awards, Bursaries and Grants

    Introduction Awards, bursaries and grants are not only ways of supporting your career but can also signify success and contribute ...
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    Protecting Yourself

    How to Recognise an Art Scam

    Art scams are becoming more sophisticated by the day and it is very important for you, as an artist, to ...
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    The 'How to' Manual - Artists Speak

    Career Develoment: Laura Gannon – Letting the Work Lead

    Laura Gannon discusses three recent projects to illustrate the progression of her Practice. Laura Gannon, The Heat of the Day ...
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