To develop their careers, art students should build an artist network that leverages their talent and skill set with opportunities to show their work. Follow these strategic tips to build a meaningful network.
Author - Kate Mackie
Kate is an intern at Orangenius.
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Animation artist Mack O'Conor used his time at art school to hone his technical skills and develop his professional goals. Here, he shares his advice for navigating the college experience, from developing a solid portfolio to choosing the right art school.
Entirely self-taught, makeup artist Julie Teel went from studying fashion design to working as a key makeup artist on shows like 30 Rock and Gossip Girl. Here, she shares her advice for navigating the industry, from landing word-of-mouth referrals to managing grueling work schedules and breaks between gigs.
Many of the world's most recognized artists sought inspiration and guidance from their peers. Gain insight into your practice and learn about the business of art by finding an artist mentor whose career aligns with your own vision for success.