As An Artist Sometimes We Struggle To Create Amazing Pieces Of Art In This Crazy Artworld.
When first starting off and taking your first steps into the world of art it can be extremely daunting, most people taking these steps are fresh out of university having just graduated and eager to jump straight in and go full speed.
Then the realisation hits, it is not as easy as it seems, breaking into the scene of the art world is hard and there is no hiding or skirting around the fact.
You want to keep going and keep that ball rolling, but it is hard now without the motivation that the university had given you.
The best thing to do is to keep creating, create as much as you can, make those artworks that have been jotted down in your idea and sketchbooks, make those works that you may be felt your tutors wouldn’t like (you should have made them anyway), or you didn’t have space for, make, create, develop, document and exhibit.
Next is showing your work, which is sometimes even harder than the creation.
you need to get into shows, so find those open calls and submissions, look for group shows, talk to galleries, go to art exhibitions and openings, talk to the people there (everyone is really friendly, honestly), post your work and put it in the public eye be it on social media or an art website for the world to see and collect, say, I dunno maybe The Blockchain Art Exchange.
Another but more costly option is to attend art fairs as an exhibitor, these cost on average about £1,200 for a stand and that is if you get chosen during the selection process.
But when at an art fair a few tips that might seem obvious but I have seen many a time when these have not happened.
Be there every day before opening and after closing and talk to all the viewers of your work.
Bring artist cards with your name, email, website, art social media and number clearly on.
But to reiterate make, create and enjoy it and the more you do the better it is.