Landing your first solo exhibition is a big deal for any emerging artist. Not only is it a great way to mark the completion of a body of work, but it’s one of the best ways to get your art in front of a large, art-loving audience.
No doubt, a solo exhibition is a huge milestone, but it can be tricky to achieve. There are lots of factors to consider, many of which are out of your control. And often, galleries are booked out months, even years, in advance.
But if you feel like you’re truly ready to exhibit your work, then creating a strong proposal and approaching gallery owners and decision-makers in the right way can make you stand out from the competition.
To give you the very best chances of landing your own solo or small group exhibition, I’ve broken the whole process down in 5 steps, from start to finish.
So take a look, get to work, and let me know if you have any questions!