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A little bit of everything

One thing to think about when you are taking on your own public art project is that you will need to be a little bit of everything: Salesperson – you have to really be able to sell yourself and your project, you will sell to funders, presenters, neighborhood organizations, sponsors and other supporters. Marketer – part of being a good salesperson is being a good marketer. Find clear and compelling ways to talk about your work. Develop an elevator pitch (more on that later). Networker…

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Tell Everyone!

One of my favorite stories to tell/pieces of advice is about “telling everyone.” I’ve argued (in my other blog) that there is no reason for an artist to not talk about their work. To hell with shyness or modesty. No one knows your work better than you and no one cares about your work more than you, so why wouldn’t you be it’s best and most capable promoter? Aside from that, when you are working on a public project, it’s likely that you will need…

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