Finding an arts organization or art collector interested in sponsoring your work is an important accomplishment. Here's how to keep those patrons engaged and inspired by your work.
Author - Audra Lambert
Audra Lambert is an independent curator and art critic based in New York, NY. The founder of Antecedent Projects (2014), a sustainable urban curatorial consultancy investigating site-specific heritage, and is Editor-in-Chief, ANTE. Mag. Lambert manages ART360 by Orangenius, an immersive, 3-D art viewing experience, and serves as Managing Editor, Artrepreneur.
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