Carl Randall - People and Places

Carl Randall talks to Gita Joshi for The Curator’s Salon podcast . Car talks about developing his interest in portraiture, moving to Japan, the opportunities that have come his way including residencies, being selected for the BP portrait award and winning the BP Travel Award in 2013. He talks about his large crowd scenes each filled with numerous portraits of sitters set agains the backdrop of London, and how this builds on the work he started while living in Japan.

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Gary Mansfield - born again artist

Gary Mansfield talks about his time in prison and becoming a born again artist.

Gary is an artist, curator and podcaster. He developed his love of art while serving time in prison and from his cell he began writing to artists - many of the YBA. Since leaving prison, Gary studied art and has his own art podcast Mizogart. In this episode of the podcast he tells me about his journey through the art world.

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Venice Biennale

This episode goes behind the scenes at the Venice Biennale and I talk to Simone from the ECA about the history of the festival as well as it's impact on the art market. We talk about ways that artists can show at the Venice Biennale, and discuss how the unique setting of Venice creates logistical and administrative hurdles and why partnering with established organisations can help with the pains of showing in a unique city steeped in history and preservation.

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Carrie Brummer

Carrie Brummer talks about her project, Anonymous Woman, which was inspired by a visit to the US National Archives. In this episode of the podcast she talks about her work, her process using various media, inspiration of her designs having lived in the Middle East. She also discusses her online community Artists Strong and working toward an exhibition at the end of 2019.

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Johanna Rossi

Monaco based artist, Johanna Rossi is todays guest on the podcast. She talks about how motherhood brought her back to art a a channel to explore her relationship with the world.

After an early career circling the creative industries Johanna found herself in recovery from health problems after the birth of her first child. She became a health coach but soon realised that this part of her journey was leaving her unfulfilled. She picked up her paintbrushes again and uses art to explore her feelings and her connection with those around her.

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Jeremy Wolff - Empire state of mind

Jeremy Wolff is the artist in residence at the Empire State Building.

Jeremy started his art career in 2014 and committed to it full time going all in. Since starting he has pursued various opportunities including galleries to show his work and take it to major art fairs, collaborations with brands such as Tommy Hilfiger and getting media attention and appearing in Forbes magazine.

In this episode he talks about his street-art-meets-fine-art aesthetic, and his career as well as his plans for the future.

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Art pricing, when to raise your prices, how art prices go up

So many conversations I’ve had through workshops and my 1-1 clients centre around art pricing for artists, and in particular when they should raise their art prices.

This post answers the questions ‘when should I raise my price for my artwork?’ , ‘How do art prices rise"? and ‘should I show my prices on my website?’

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Artists' Fairs - all you need to know

An episode dedicated to artists fairs - why sell at an artists fair, how to choose the right one for you, what to do once you are accepted for the fair, and how to use the event to grow your sales and collector base.

In this episode I go into a deep dive of how an artists fair can be a great stepping stone in an artists career, give them invaluable experience and how to use the event to attract new collectors as well as the attention of galleries for representation.

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Collaborating on Creative Projects

Collaborating on creative projects with Richard Watkins - this episode is all about what true collaboration means and how this differs from participation in a project, joining in or being hired.

Creative collaboration is all about developing your practice and where all parties benefit to further their own journeys.

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Haus of Lucy

Lucy Bryant talks about her work, how she is inspired when she finds original items in charity shops to create into new art works. She goes on to talk about her plates made for the engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and how the intentional joke went viral across the media. Lucy was picked up by her first gallery in 2018, and hopes to be working with five galleries in 2019 as well as collaborating with Ace Club

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The Word is Art by Michael Petry

Michael Petry is an artist and curator as well as the director at MOCA London. In this episode he talks about his new book, The Word is Art published by Thames and Hudson. Along with the book, Michael is planning a touring exhibition which is currently stalled due to the Brexit negotiations. He discusses the impact of Brexit on the creative and arts sector, the resistance from ministers to acknowledge the impact on this area of our economy, and what it could mean for the future of the arts.

We discuss the book, how it came about and issues around translation given the book features 200 artists working in 60 languages..

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Alexandra Gallagher

My guest in this episode is Alex Gallagher, a collage artist based in the north of England.

She credits social media as giving her the opportunities that she would otherwise have missed out on. Alex, has worked on large scale commercial projects and is excited at the new opportunities that come her way through her online presence.

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The Jaunt

This episode is about the art project The Jaunt - a simple concept of art patronage to fund travel and creativity for artists.

The project started in 2013 and now funds 10 Jaunts a year for artists to explore new places and get inspired to create new art works which they have presold to fund the adventure.

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