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Artist Information Sheet

This is one of your most important artist forms. It is a combination of an artist statement, resume, and a promotional piece. Your Artist Information Sheet should be easy to read and understand. It should contain information about who you are, what you are photographing, and feature some important highlights about your photographic history.

On this page you'll find one sample artist business form and you'll also see information about how you use it or customize it to fit your needs. The form and the information have been taken directly from our publication " Creating A Successful Career In Photography." If you like what you see, information on how to order the book is located near the bottom of this page.
 



Artist Information Sheet
(Form 02)
 

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Artist Information Sheet
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This is one of your most important forms. It is a combination of an artist statement, resume, and a promotional piece. Your Artist Information Sheet should be easy to read and understand. It should contain information about who you are, what you are photographing, and feature some important highlights of your photographic history.

Think of your Artist Information Sheet as a sales aid. Someone may be thinking about purchasing one of your photographs, you must convince them that this is a good idea and that you are a serious artist worthy of being collected. Your Artist Information Sheet will help someone to understand your work, and the information it provides will make potential buyers feel more comfortable talking about your work. The more someone knows about you and your photographs, the easier it is for that person to purchase your work. Educating your buying public will help to create new sales.

For some artists, especially those new to the field, the artist information sheet may take the place of a full artist resume.

This and many of the other forms in this section are called artist support materials. They have been designed to reinforce the idea that you are a committed artist, an artist who has done some thinking about the business side of art, a professional artist.

It is best to keep your artist information sheet to one page in length; if you need to elaborate, do so on your artist statement or your full artist resume.

Your artist support materials are handouts. Give them away whenever you are presenting your photographs. They are especially useful to first time viewers.

Your Artist Information Sheet should normally be printed on your artist stationery. However, if you are working with a gallery, this form would be printed on the gallery's stationery. Or, you could give the gallery a master copy that excludes your address.

You will notice that many of the forms are samples of real artist support materials. Follow them as examples of how to make your own forms and change them to fit your needs.

Be sure to cover the subject areas listed on the example form. Additional subject headings might include: Exhibitions, Awards, Honors, Education, Lectures, Collections, Commissions, Workshops, Forthcoming Exhibitions, Related Experiences, Influences, or Professional Affiliations.
 

The sample form and the text above came from:
Creating A Successful Career In Photography.

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