Get ready for the next big step from aftrART!

Exciting Things are on the Way!

This week is going to look a little different on aftrART.

 

I’m sorry to say I won’t be sharing a lengthy blog post or video.

 

In fact, I might not be sharing any videos for a while.

 

But I have something better!

 

Early next week, I’ll be publishing a free, downloadable resource that outlines the first 10 steps artists should take before seeking opportunities to share their work.

 

I remember when I first completed a series of images that I felt confident in. At the time, I knew that I wanted to share my work and apply to calls for art, but I didn’t feel “established” enough.

 

I wasn’t sure how to set up an online portfolio, I had no idea how to write an artist bio, and I didn’t have a whole lot of experience to make my CV stand out from the crowd. But  of course that didn’t stop me. I applied to exhibitions, scholarships, and awards, only to receive my fair share of rejections.

 

Towards the end of my undergraduate education, I had some great classes that helped me strengthen my skills. And after some direction and guidance in a classroom, I was able identify the many the mistakes I had made along the way. But there were a lot of things I wish I understood from the get-go.

 

So this guide is going to focus on everything I wish I had known when I was first starting out as an artist. It’ll be great for those just getting started in their creative practice, and are ready to take the next step!

 

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P.S. If you’re wondering why I won’t be sharing videos, it’s because I’m currently camera-less. But thanks to Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art‘s Good N’ Plenty Award, I’ll be upgrading my setup soon!

Amanda Mollindo
amanda@aftrart.com

Amanda is an artist, photographer, writer, and digital marketer based in Scottsdale, Arizona. When she can squeeze a few hours of free time out of her week, you can find her with family and friends, or out hiking with her dog, Queenie.

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