Category Archives: How to… be an artist

Tips, advice, and learnings

on lips couch, Nicola Anthony

Louise Bourgeois, Yayoi Kusama shoes & creative block: Interview with Catching Fireworks

I was honoured to be interviewed as ‘guest blogger’ on Catching Fireworks, a fantastic resource site and service for creative individuals. Read the interview here, or see the images below. I recommend you creative types and arts organisations get in touch with

on lips couch, Nicola Anthony

Louise Bourgeois, Yayoi Kusama shoes & creative block: Interview with Catching Fireworks

I was honoured to be interviewed as ‘guest blogger’ on Catching Fireworks, a fantastic resource site and service for creative individuals. Read the interview here, or see the images below. I recommend you creative types and arts organisations get in touch with

Little India Deepvali Market, Singapore

A new sense of beginning

Having recently relocated to a new studio in Singapore where I am making a new body of work, I decided to make this post more about my working process than my artwork progress. Singapore is amazing, sensory and inspirational. In my

Little India Deepvali Market, Singapore

A new sense of beginning

Having recently relocated to a new studio in Singapore where I am making a new body of work, I decided to make this post more about my working process than my artwork progress. Singapore is amazing, sensory and inspirational. In my

Cash Can't Bring Love, 2012, Nicola Anthony, dollar bill & paper

NEWS: UK art trade campaign to stop royalties for artists

A Statement from DACS highlights the UK art trade campaign to stop royalties for artists - Artists are being asked to make their views known to Culture Secretary, Jeremy Hunt via Twitter: @Jeremy_Hunt with hashtag #resaleright A campaign against the Artist’s Resale Right is

Cash Can't Bring Love, 2012, Nicola Anthony, dollar bill & paper

NEWS: UK art trade campaign to stop royalties for artists

A Statement from DACS highlights the UK art trade campaign to stop royalties for artists - Artists are being asked to make their views known to Culture Secretary, Jeremy Hunt via Twitter: @Jeremy_Hunt with hashtag #resaleright A campaign against the Artist’s Resale Right is

Tea Cup

The artist’s mind: 10 mins with Nicola Anthony

The artist’s mind: 10 mins with Nicola Anthony [See original article here] What is your favourite film of all time? I would have to say ‘It’s a wonderful life’ (Frank Capra), it’s such an atmospheric and touching old film. I particularly

Tea Cup

The artist’s mind: 10 mins with Nicola Anthony

The artist’s mind: 10 mins with Nicola Anthony [See original article here] What is your favourite film of all time? I would have to say ‘It’s a wonderful life’ (Frank Capra), it’s such an atmospheric and touching old film. I particularly

Plot (Impasse), 2009, pens on canvas by Virginia Verran

Tip for Artists: ZAP your world!

IMAGE: Plot (Impasse), 2009, pens on canvas by Virginia Verran – taken from the catalogue for the ZAP launch exhibition, ‘Collectible’ I’ve recently discovered something amazing for artists – this is definitely a top tip: ZeitgeistArtProjects. You may have come across it before

Plot (Impasse), 2009, pens on canvas by Virginia Verran

Tip for Artists: ZAP your world!

IMAGE: Plot (Impasse), 2009, pens on canvas by Virginia Verran – taken from the catalogue for the ZAP launch exhibition, ‘Collectible’ I’ve recently discovered something amazing for artists – this is definitely a top tip: ZeitgeistArtProjects. You may have come across it before

Exciting dynamic studio seeks artists and designers – A-side/B-side

The exciting dynamic studio A-side/B-side is seeking a rich mix of artists & designers… A-side/B-side is an artist run gallery, project and studio space situated in a stunning new creative complex: The Hackney Downs Studios on Amhurst Terrace.  A-side/B-side curate exhibitions, host

Exciting dynamic studio seeks artists and designers – A-side/B-side

The exciting dynamic studio A-side/B-side is seeking a rich mix of artists & designers… A-side/B-side is an artist run gallery, project and studio space situated in a stunning new creative complex: The Hackney Downs Studios on Amhurst Terrace.  A-side/B-side curate exhibitions, host

paint drip Facebook and twitter Logos, (c) Nicola Anthony

10 Social Media Tips for Artists – Nicola Anthony on Jotta.com

Here is a fantastic article from Jotta, who came to me recently to ask for my top tips for artists using social media. There are also some very noteworthy tips from Richard Taylor (editor of a-n online degrees unedited), Holly Willats - Art

paint drip Facebook and twitter Logos, (c) Nicola Anthony

10 Social Media Tips for Artists – Nicola Anthony on Jotta.com

Here is a fantastic article from Jotta, who came to me recently to ask for my top tips for artists using social media. There are also some very noteworthy tips from Richard Taylor (editor of a-n online degrees unedited), Holly Willats - Art

Nicola Anthony, Ha'Dollar

How to be an artist: Corporate Collection and Sponsorship

This is a post for artists about the often mysterious area of Corporate Sponsorship – how do you fund a show, approach a potential sponsor or even know who to approach. Carolin Wagner (formerly of  Christies and past Managing Director at Chelsea Art

Nicola Anthony, Ha'Dollar

How to be an artist: Corporate Collection and Sponsorship

This is a post for artists about the often mysterious area of Corporate Sponsorship – how do you fund a show, approach a potential sponsor or even know who to approach. Carolin Wagner (formerly of  Christies and past Managing Director at Chelsea Art

money

Artists: what are we worth?

This Article was published in JOTTA, Nov 2011. Copyright Nicola Anthony The economic crisis on the world has meant a near economic Armageddon for artists. What are we worth? was a panel discussion led by DACS and Artquest that considered how artists

money

Artists: what are we worth?

This Article was published in JOTTA, Nov 2011. Copyright Nicola Anthony The economic crisis on the world has meant a near economic Armageddon for artists. What are we worth? was a panel discussion led by DACS and Artquest that considered how artists

Vikram Kushwah

Creative Journey: How to curate a London exhibition in LA

[also see this article in Trebuchet Mag here] Most famously known as home to those giant white letters that spell Hollywood, there is a lot more to LA to be discovered… For a start, those giant white letters can start

Vikram Kushwah

Creative Journey: How to curate a London exhibition in LA

[also see this article in Trebuchet Mag here] Most famously known as home to those giant white letters that spell Hollywood, there is a lot more to LA to be discovered… For a start, those giant white letters can start

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Inside the curator’s mind: Sara Raza talks to me about curating as a practice for artists

Artists want to be curators & curators want to be artists I was lucky enough to be one of the selected artists invited to discuss this theme with Sara Raza this week at a Notting Hill gallery where my work

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Inside the curator’s mind: Sara Raza talks to me about curating as a practice for artists

Artists want to be curators & curators want to be artists I was lucky enough to be one of the selected artists invited to discuss this theme with Sara Raza this week at a Notting Hill gallery where my work

a talk by Fraser Key Scott

Inside the Gallerist’s mind…. advice for artists

Today I was lucky enough to be amongst a selected group of artists invited to this insightful discussion with Fraser Kee Scott. In the artistic spirit of sharing and collaboration, you’ll find my learnings below… Amongst his achievements Fraser Kee

a talk by Fraser Key Scott

Inside the Gallerist’s mind…. advice for artists

Today I was lucky enough to be amongst a selected group of artists invited to this insightful discussion with Fraser Kee Scott. In the artistic spirit of sharing and collaboration, you’ll find my learnings below… Amongst his achievements Fraser Kee