Writing an Effective Artist Statement

Artist statements are important when presenting your work to galleries and other venues for potential exhibition. It also stands in your place when you cannot attend a gallery reception, conveying who you are as an artist, and reaching out to your audience.

We will outline the components of crafting a compelling and effective artist statement for a variety of purposes, such as inclusion on your website or in press releases and exhibition proposals.

***You will need to provide 3-5 work samples that are representative of your work overall.  If you work in series, or across disciplines, bring work samples that either focus on a single theme, or pieces representative of your most recent work and style.