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I write about anything and everything related to artist opportunites, social marketing, exhibitions, artist spotlights, internships and the creative industry. Visit my blog for the full articles: ARTMYFACE

By lottie jackson-eeles, Jul 1 2016 12:00PM

So you've left Uni and you want to find that perfectly constructed, soul inspiring internship made just for you? Think again.


This isn't going to be a tirade of how bad internships can be, but rather a warning to those who are thinking of embarking on this laborious journey after Uni. One of the most frustrating aspects of graduating, that no one really forewarns you about, is the continuous struggle to find a worthwhile and rewarding internship. But how valuable are they? And do they ever lead to that dream job?


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By lottie jackson-eeles, May 2 2016 12:00PM

The majority of us when we finish an arts degree want to be successful in the practice we've worked so hard to develop and realise. So why waste that hard work?


Outside of a shared studio environment it can be difficult to sustain those creative connections, to have those invaluable critiques in order to asses your work and therefore have some self-worth in what you're doing. To send your work out into the abyss, into the unknown and see what happens can be unnerving, but it's that bold first step that ultimately gets your work out there and noticed.


That's why it's so important to market yourself right and not lose out on these opportunities. It doesn't have to be an overwhelming process to move your work from your studio into the art world. So I have scoured the internet for you and compiled what I think are the 5 most important tips that will help you promote yourself and your work (...)


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