Art can take you away from your every day existence and help you find new spaces and places in every corner of the world. If you let it, and you are willing to put in the time necessary to pursue opportunities in earnest, chances are you will find ways to advance your knowledge – and your career – while doing what you love. As with anything worth doing, there is considerable work involved when it comes to landing the opportunities that can help further your career. Here are three to check out, and read on for how we can help you achieve your dreams.
Artists between the ages of 21-27 with at least a high school diploma as well as high interest/aptitude for the arts, are encouraged to apply for the Indonesian Arts and Culture Scholarship. Applicants should have a strong interest in learning about Indonesian culture. This is a fully funded opportunity. For further details, and to apply, visit the website. Deadline for applications is February 14.
Enter now for consideration for the 2020 Rijksstudio Award. Winning artist receives a cash prize and a feedback session with an art professional. The winning entry also might become part of the Rijksmuseum Shop. Head to the website for more information. Deadline for entry is February 27.
The Venice Biennial Summer School in Curatorial Studies is currently hosting an open call for their summer programming. Established in 2004, the school is committed to disseminating knowledge in the field of visual art and introducing students to careers in the arts. There is a strong focus on curatorial studies and museology. For full details about program offerings, and to apply, visit the website. Deadline for applications is March 1.
Praxis Center helps artists at every stage of their careers excel. Whether you are just starting out or have been involved in your practice for decades, we have the tools you need to get started or to refresh if it’s time for a second wind. We lead you through the process of seeking out opportunities and applying for them – and in our virtual classroom you will find a community of peers as well as experts to help you build the toolkit you need to succeed.
Brainard Carey is an author, artist and educator. He is the director of Praxis Center for Aesthetics. He has written six books for artists; Making it in the Art World, New Markets for Artists, The Art World Demystified, Fund Your Dreams Like a Creative Genius, Sell Online Like a Creative Genius and Succeed with Social Media Like a Creative Genius.
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